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Address: U.S. 14, Bighorn National Forest, Sheridan, WY
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A BEAUTIFUL SURPRISE, RIGHT ON YOUR WAY DOWN, or up THE CANYON!

Anyone traveling up or down Scenic Byway HWY 14 between Burgess Junction and Shell, Wyoming, or Greybull Wy. must stop at Shell Falls. This is a true surprise! There is a visitors... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Shell, Wyoming
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Shell, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anyone traveling up or down Scenic Byway HWY 14 between Burgess Junction and Shell, Wyoming, or Greybull Wy. must stop at Shell Falls. This is a true surprise! There is a visitors center, which is closed (Federal bs) but go in, past the closed gate and see the falls anyway. They are big, and steep and the water is beautiful.... More 

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Westville, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Back in the late 90's before Trip Advisor, we came upon this Forest Service offering. Didn't even know it was there! It's a great place to stop & use the bathroom. Of course they have a gift shop & the falls are beautiful! There's a nice leg stretching walk to see them. Great for a 1/2 hour stop if you're... More 

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Kingwood, TX, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

I have been there many times. Great place to see the fall and rock formation. it should be noted that are is closed for winter. Going there from either direction steep and should be driven in low gear. During summer gift shop which ahs reasonably priced gift items. Good picture taking place and you can smell the sage brush and... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

It was very easy to find this and it was worth the time. Absolutely Beautiful. Took lots of great photos

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Sheridan, Wyoming
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

This waterfall is not the highest one will ever see, but the drop into the canyon and the 90 degree turns are simply amazing. Driving to it without knowing it is there except for the sign is part of its mystique. Don't miss this Big Horn natural wonder!

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Cypress, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Drove here from Gilette Wyoming just to see Big Horn National Forest and Shell Falls. A lovely day even if the weather didn't cooperate. It was actually very beautiful to see the clouds lower than the surrounding landscape. The visitor center staff were friendly and very helpful when asked questions. Not tons of people in the area either despite a... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

As you drive through Bighorn National Forest, you will definitely want to take 15 to 20 minutes to stop and see beautiful Shell Falls. The falls and the gorge are very picturesque.

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Kimberling City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

This again we just stumbled upon and oh my it was breath taking! This is a double water fall and so worth stopping for. Good steps down to a better view with hand rails for safety. A picturesque place for sure! Needs v ending machines, bathrooms were clean.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

We were driving from Muir to Wisconsin and had heard about the falls. It was worth the stop! We were there early, shortly after 7 before the crowds arrived (facilities weren't open) and it was a beautiful moment with the sun peeking around the clouds.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

We had a hard time getting to the falls, but when we finally found then they are beautiful . If you are coming from Sheridan they are about 11 miles before Shell, WY.

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