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Bighorn National Forest

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Address: 2013 Eastside 2nd St, Sheridan, WY 82801
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Over one million acres of scenic mountains, valleys and alpine tree...

Over one million acres of scenic mountains, valleys and alpine tree forests: great for hiking and biking.

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Awesome Mountain Scenery and Recreation

Camping, fishing, biking, hiking, a mountain recreation paradise. Great place to stop and stay going to or coming from Yellowstone Park.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Big Horn, Wyoming

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Big Horn, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Camping, fishing, biking, hiking, a mountain recreation paradise. Great place to stop and stay going to or coming from Yellowstone Park.

Thank srmaertens
Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I drove through Bighorn National Forest from Dayton to Shell on US 14. The drive is amazing and there are many locations for hiking and camping. I definitely recommend stopping at the Sibley Lake picnic area, as well as the Shell Creek Rest Stop.

Thank Michel H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Beautiful drive, need 4-wheel drive for the area we went to. Very peaceful and quiet. Drive slowly, yield to uphill traffic, and pack some snacks. Don't forget the sunscreen! Park Reservoir fishing is very relaxing and usually not too packed, unless it's a holiday weekend...then it can be busy. Day trips are relatively easy.

Thank LovingtoTravelToday
Sicklerville, NJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This drive is not for those who have issues with very tight turns or for those afraid of heights. It is a beautiful drive and worth the time it took to get over and through it. We experienced temps in the 50s'/60s at the bottom and snow showers at the top. One cool part is that we stopped as a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

A long stay isn't long enough with everything there is to do and see between Buffalo and Sheridan, Wyoming in the BNF! Beautiful. Accommodating. Serene. Active. It's everything you want or need... just go find it here!

Thank FranklinSchanklinPhD
Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We were in Cody at the Irma hotel and our waitress convinced us to travel on 14A through the Bighorn Mountains for a nice drive to Deadwood, SD. We are glad we took her advice as we enjoyed a beautiful drive at sunset and saw wildlife along the way. Great scenic views and drive when heading from WY to SD

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Ladera Ranch, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Taking this route through the Bighorn national forest was a great choice on our trip to Yellowstone/Grand Tetons. Drove through after we spent a few hours at the Custer National Cemetery/Battlefield--quite another moving experience. Beautiful drive on a beautiful day!

Thank John M
Macon, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Words cannot describe the beauty!!! This is one of the most peaceful places on earth, Didn't care too much for the curves and the high altitude did give me a nose bleed (lol) but it's definitely a place to visit!!!

Thank Jane S
Oak Ridge, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

This is a great scenic drive through the Bighorn Mountains, with LOTS of open range cattle and a better than fair chance of seeing moose near Burgess Junction. This is not considered a high mountain pass, but it has pretty steep climbs and descents, so it isn't a white-knuckle drive like the Beartooth Highway, but you should take your time... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

The drive through the Big Horns is a gorgeous drive. So much to see. Wish we had more time to enjoy it.

Thank josecalderon715

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