Horn Mountains extend from the plains and Great Basin area of
Wyoming northward into south central Montana ...
The Big Horn Mountains and Bighorn National Forest
are an outdoor paradise filled with recreational opportunities including hunting, fishing,
camping, hiking and backpacking, horseback riding, mountain biking, picnicking,
sightseeing, photography, snowmobiling, skiing, and sledding.
The Bighorn National Forest, including the Cloud Peak Wilderness area, is unique and diverse.
Within the National Forest area, you can encounter grass prairies, evergreen forests,
mountain meadows, rugged alpine peaks, dramatic canyons, arid desert lands and cascading
waterfalls -- all within a day's journey.
There are several scenic byways which pass through the
Bighorn National Forest, all of which provide the traveler with scenic driving. The
Bighorn Scenic Byway (US 14) connects the cities of Sheridan and Greybull and includes 45
miles of scenic mountain driving. The Cloud Peak Skyway (US 16), connecting the city of
Buffalo and the town of Tensleep, crosses the southern Bighorn National Forest and offers
breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks along its 45 mile length. The Medicine Wheel
Passage (US 14A) rises sharply from the Bighorn Basin near the city of Lovell and travels
25 miles through high alpine meadows to Burgess Junction, where it intersects with the
Bighorn Scenic Byway. This route also boasts the largest ancient Medicine Wheel site in
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Wyoming's beautiful Big Horns have to offer you.
Are the Big Horn Mountains and the Bighorn National
Forest the place for you to experience an exciting, relaxing, and stress-free
vacation? As we say in Wyoming,