bighorn canyon national recreation area Trails

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Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area :: Fort Smith, MT

The third largest canyon in the country is found in this remote area of Montana. Yellowtail Dam is perched between the rugged walls of Bighorn Canyon and has created 71-mile-long Bighorn Lake. Canyon cliffs over 1,000 feet in height rise dramatically

Sykes Mountain / Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area :: Lovell, WY

Located 12 miles north of Lovell, by the western shores of Bighorn Lake in the Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area. A half-day expedition into some harsh and seldom visited Wyoming landscapes.

Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area :: Fort Smith, MT

Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area consists of three components: the seventy-one-mile reservoir created when Yellowtail Dam was constructed at Fort Smith, Montana, in 1964; the canyon; and the rough terrain that surrounds the canyon and lake. Bi

Big Horn Canal Road :: Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, MT

Big Horn Canal Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Fort Smith, Montana. It is within Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area. It is 2.9 miles long and begins at 3,168 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.8 miles with a total elevat

Lower Layout Creek Trail :: Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, MT

Lower Layout Creek Trail is a hiking trail in Carbon County, Montana. It is within Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area. It is two miles long and begins at 4,135 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.0 miles with a total elevation gain of

Lockhart Ranch Trail :: Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, MT

Lockhart Ranch Trail is a hiking trail in Carbon County, Montana. It is within Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area. It is 2.1 miles long and begins at 4,386 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is a mile with a total elevation gain of 250 fe

Hillsboro Trail :: Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, MT

Hillsboro Trail is a hiking trail in Carbon County, Montana. It is within Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area. It is a mile long and begins at 3,735 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is two miles with a total elevation gain of 451 feet. N

Crooked Creek Plateau :: Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, MT

Crooked Creek Plateau is a hiking trail in Montana and Wyoming. It is within Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 4,307 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 279 f

State Line Trail :: Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, MT

State Line Trail is a hiking trail in Carbon County, Montana. It is within Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 4,315 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is a mile with a total elevation gain of 211 feet.

Sullivans Knob Trail :: Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, MT

Sullivans Knob Trail is a hiking trail in Carbon County, Montana. It is within Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 4,387 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 403

South Pasture :: Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, MT

South Pasture is a hiking trail in Carbon County, Montana. It is within Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area. It is 4.3 miles long and begins at 3,699 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 474 feet.

Dco Ridge :: Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, MT

Dco Ridge is a hiking trail in Carbon County, Montana. It is within Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 4,477 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 310 feet.

Rangers Delight Trail :: Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, MT

Rangers Delight Trail is a hiking trail in Carbon County, Montana. It is within Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 4,448 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 18

Barry's Island :: Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, MT

Barry's Island is a hiking trail in Carbon County, Montana. It is within Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area. It is three miles long and begins at 3,744 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,092 f

Upper Layout Creek Trail :: Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, MT

Upper Layout Creek Trail is a hiking trail in Carbon County, Montana. It is within Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 4,684 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.7 miles with a total elevation gain of

Mouth of the Canyon Trail :: Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, WY

Mouth of the Canyon Trail is a hiking trail in Big Horn County, Wyoming. It is within Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 3,758 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.7 miles with a total elevation gain

Sykes Mountain Trail :: Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, WY

Sykes Mountain Trail is a hiking trail in Big Horn County, Wyoming. It is within Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area. It is three miles long and begins at 3,749 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.1 miles with a total elevation gain of

Crow Country: Pryor to Lodge Grass :: Pryor, MT

This little-traveled route takes you through 70 miles of the Crow Reservation. The landscape seems to roll on forever here, punctuated by coulees, pine-covered knobs, and multicolored rock formations. To the south lies Bighorn Canyon and Yellowtail R

Medicine Wheel Passage Scenic Byway: Burgess Junction to Big Horn Lake :: Burgess Junction, WY

A 42-mile paved road from the high country of the Big Horn Mountains down to the shores of Big Horn Lake near Lovell. This drive begins in the high country of the Big Horn Mountains, a large range that dominates north-central Wyoming. The mountains r

Main Moody Canyon :: Boulder, UT

A long day hike or overnight backpack into remote and spectacular side canyons of the Escalante River in the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Special attractions include solitude, spectacular desert varnish walls, and the possibility of seeing d

Cloud Peak Skyway Scenic Byway: Ten Sleep to Buffalo :: Ten Sleep, WY

A 64-mile paved highway up spectacular Ten Sleep Canyon and over the southern end of the high Big Horn Mountains to Buffalo. This drive climbs over the Big Horn Mountains, one of the largest and most spectacular mountain ranges in Wyoming. Only mount

Sheridan Area Campgrounds :: Sheridan, WY

Stagecoaches of Old West fame opened the roadway leading to the majority of campgrounds in the northern Bighorns. Classic western trout streams are abundant, with plenty of room for exploring. Multiple dynamic canyons beckon to the adventuresome to d

Bighorn Lake :: Hardin, MT

Located southeast of Hardin on Montana Highway 313, Bighorn Lake was created by the construction of Yellowtail Dam near Fort Smith in 1965. The 71-mile lake is in a peaceful setting of steep-sided canyons on the Bighorn River. The dam provides electr