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Address: U.S. 14, Bighorn National Forest, Sheridan, WY
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Don't drive by it! Amazing site.

Wow. One of the most spectacular sites I've been to. Worth pulling off the highway. Thank you US Forest Service, for creating an accessible experience out of a difficult site.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

Wow. One of the most spectacular sites I've been to. Worth pulling off the highway. Thank you US Forest Service, for creating an accessible experience out of a difficult site.

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Valpo Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

After a beautiful drive up the mountain, we all needed a potty break. Little did we know this awesome place was waiting for us. We loved the falls at sunset, the interesting trails just steps from parking, and watching the hummingbirds. Great place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Magnificent views of the Shell Falls. Great little center with good info. Amazing that folks came through this area long ago.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

On a recent motorcycle trip unexpectedly came across the Shell Falls area. There are excellent foot paths here to walk on to view the falls and the small gourge. Washroom facilities were extremely clean. Lots of parking. Roads in the area are great for motorcycles. Don't forget your camera. The walks are very easy great for all ages.

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Swansea, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Roads are nice with a lot off twist annd turns. Shell Falls are a must see if your out that way. We also went to the Rodeo In Sheriden , one of the best I have been to. Alo a Great parade The next day through downtown Sheriden. It's very nice the way they have preserved the old downtown and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is the beautiful waterfall and we enjoyed the short stroll along the upper edges of the cliff. Also, the forest ranger was very friendly and nice. We did not know what to expect to driving Highway 14 and the Big Horn National Forest, but that was worth to make a trip.

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Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

A nice place to get out and take a walk for a bit, the falls are stunning, the walk has markers identifying the flora and fauna. There is a hummingbird feeder with quiet a few birds to see. The rangers were just closing up shop, but were friendly with people they were interacting with.

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Wauconda, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Given that this is just a random stop on the drive into Cody and Yellowstone, I expected little from it beyond a pretty waterfall. (The waterfall is quite impressive, along with the canyon that forms below it). Equally impressive is the care that has gone into preparing the site. I had expected a small sign and rough path to a... More 

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Laval, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

It's a beautiful place to stop along the Bighorn National Forest drive. I wouldn't qualify it as "spectacular", but it's worth the stop and the place has a very serene quality as it's not overly touristic and you can easily find a quiet spot to observe and enjoy the beauty of the surrounding scenery.

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Allegan, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

While this is not the biggest water fall in the area, it is still a great stop to stretch your legs and see mother natures power. The obersvation deck really allows you to get up and close to the powerful drop. Great stop.

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

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