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Shell Falls

U.S. 14, Bighorn National Forest, Sheridan, WY
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Ranked #3 of 14 Attractions in Sheridan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls, Outdoors
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Type: Waterfalls, Outdoors

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Sheridan, Wyoming
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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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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27 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
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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126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
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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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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40 attraction reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Fantastic side trip from Sheridan. Hwy 14 is a fantastic drive and the highlight is Shell Falls. Worth the effort ot get out and see some of the incredible beauty in the mountains.

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South Dakota
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Beautiful views, check out the hummingbird feeders and walk the short nature trail. Don't miss going down to the platform across from the falls.

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Fayetteville, Pennsylvania
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Driving from Yellowstone to Cody on Rt. 14 we literally stumbled on this beauty. Spectacular rock formation and, of course the Falls. This was a gem. If you decide to hike some of the trails, you won't be disappointed.

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Short east path with good fencing around. Easy access and safe for children. Good views if creek and waterfall. 15 min stop.

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Canfield
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We traveled through the Big Horn Mountains along Route 14. Along the way we passed by Shell Canyon and Falls. Spectacular. Also, for anyone traveling to Yellowstone National Park, I recommend going from Sheridan, Rt. 14, to Cody, then to the Chief Joseph Highway to the northeast entrance to the park. The view from the summit of Dead Indian Pass... More 

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Gladstone, Michigan
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Many levels of falls at this place. So pretty with the rock formations. Would definitely recommend stopping for a look.

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Kalispell, Montana
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

What a nice little interpretive center. Very nice and informative. The falls where beautiful and the little walk was informative and easy to hike. Very nice place.

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