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Address: U.S. 14, Bighorn National Forest, Sheridan, WY
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What a great surprise. Tremendous falls, with an easy walkway to viewing points and superb scenery all around. Best to go after the snow melt for the full effect, it was good when... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

What a great surprise. Tremendous falls, with an easy walkway to viewing points and superb scenery all around. Best to go after the snow melt for the full effect, it was good when we were there in early June.

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Northeast Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

When crossing the Bighorn Mts.via Rt.14 you will come across Shell Falls. It is certainly worth a stop. The waterfall is very pretty and a paved walkway circles around a garden filled with native trees and plants. We spent about a half hour here, maybe 45 minutes. That's plenty of time to view the falls, walk the path, and use... More 

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Loveland, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The Falls are very beautiful. Stairs and balconies take you close to the falls. The little nature walk around the area it nice too. Only problem was the no pets rule. Had to leave the dog in the car.

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Sheridan, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The new viewing platform is convenient &scenic at the parking area ! Also handicap accecsible !! The original scenic marked path is also very beautiful ,& interesting

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North Canton, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This is an abbreviated version of Niagara Falls roaring straight out of the Bighorn Mountains. Views are magnificent any direction you look. The site is staffed by the US Forest Service, so emphasis is on helping people get the most out of their experience here - there is no fee or gift shop, but donations are accepted. New restroom facilities... More 

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Sheridan, Wyoming
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

I have been here many times and joy the experience of the rushing water and views. The souvenir shop is small and would like to see more items but the staff are friendly. All in all it is worth the stop to stretch your legs and take in the sites. The falls in the spring are really moving fast and... More 

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Sheridan, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

A great place to see at any time. The shell canyon and falls are worth a little side trip over the gorgeous Big Horn Mountains. About 60 miles from Sheridan and watch for wildlife while traveling.

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Sheridan, Wyoming
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We stopped at Shell Falls on the way back to Sheridan from Cody. It is an oasis. The falls were thundering and we saw many hummingbirds. My kids found the interpretive/information center very useful. Great place to stop if you are looking to take break from driving up the canyon.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Loved this stop on Hwy 14! Nice, clean facility for a bathroom stop. Lovely, short, educational nature trail. Friendly docents in the store/visitor center. After being in the car all day traveling, we loved the fact that you could do as much walking and climbing stairs as you wanted...or didn't! Photo ops around every corner. Falls is spectacular!

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Norfolk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We stopped here during our US trip - it was an amazing place and well worth stopping. Magnificent views and look out for the humming birds.

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Address: Address: U.S. 14, Bighorn National Forest, Sheridan, WY
Location: United States  >  Wyoming (WY)  >  Sheridan

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