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Quite large falls with a few different viewing platforms, some going down stairs. There is also a... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2019
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I love going to shell falls. It is not very far from Sheridan. When you get to the top it is... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2018
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U.S. 14, Bighorn National Forest, U.S. 14, about 11 miles east of Shell, WY, and one mile west of sate road 274, Sheridan, WY
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Reviewed January 4, 2019

Quite large falls with a few different viewing platforms, some going down stairs. There is also a relatively short walkway around the area that probably takes 5-10 minutes and restrooms available. We were surprised at the level of infrastructure around the falls as we were...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jellybaby67
Reviewed January 2, 2019

The reviews have this high so we stopped. Since we hit this site after Yellowstone & the Rockies this waterfall was pretty disappointing. It's small so if you've been to any reasonable waterfall you might as well avoid stopping here. If this was located in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

I love going to shell falls. It is not very far from Sheridan. When you get to the top it is roaring and magical. The water seems so clean :)

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank wyomingblanca
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice stop between Sheridan and Cody, WY. We were there in late September and the visitor’s center was closed but you can still walk to the falls. Please note—don’t use the Trip Advisor map. The falls are west of Sheridan by 1.5...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank cat42twy
Reviewed September 15, 2018

Centre was closed but as I,ve read they cant close the falls. We really enjoyed a walk around and the views.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank confusedAussie
Reviewed September 2, 2018

This is no Niagara, but nevertheless a beautiful waterfalls. There is a lot of construction in the area, so I wouldn't go just for this. Definitely some good photos can be taken here.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John1971NC
Reviewed August 20, 2018

We happened upon this gem while driving to Sheridan WY. Although the road itself wasn't the best (construction/repairs limiting travel to one lane in areas & also bumpy!), the scenery along the way was very nice. Near the top of the grade was this Forest...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank 675randalle
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

The views from the walkways were gorgeous! The facilities and very nice! I was pleasantly surprised by this wonderful little sight!

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank adroy1996
Reviewed August 4, 2018

This appears to be a fairly new park with a small visitor's center and paved trails. It's a bit of a drive but (we came from Sheridan) the scenery is enjoyable on the way although there is lots of road construction going on and driving...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Joyce F
Reviewed July 30, 2018

After slogging thru rain/hail/muddy construction on Hwy 14 from Sheridan to Cody, we appreciated the relaxing sound/sight of this pretty waterfall rest stop on West slope. Recommended.

Date of experience: July 2018
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September 22, 2018|
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Response from DeanMurphy2020 | Reviewed this property |
Try using GPS, or even search the Web by entering the following description: SHELL FALLS INTERPRETIVE CENTER. The Web indicates: From Shell, Wyoming, take Highway 14 east approximately 11 miles. It's about a mile west of... More
July 28, 2018|
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Response from COLO_USA | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure how far it is, as I’ve only been there once. However, I believe October would be amazing with all the changing colors!
Ray C
May 18, 2017|
Response from Shari P | Reviewed this property |
We haven't had snow since last month. I think the storm you're referring to was south; Laramie/Cheyenne area.