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Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area

20 US Highway 14a E, Lovell, WY 82431-9626
+1 307-548-5406
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WOW! Unbelievable drive and views.

We made the drive from Sheridan, WY via Medicine Wheel Passage Scenic By-way from Burgess Junction... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Ron T
The Villages, Florida
Beautiful Canyon in Montana

This is a beautiful place to visit. We didn't know what to expect, but the drive through the... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
Tumwater, Washington
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20 US Highway 14a E, Lovell, WY 82431-9626
+1 307-548-5406
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

We made the drive from Sheridan, WY via Medicine Wheel Passage Scenic By-way from Burgess Junction on US 14A over the Bighorn Mountains to the visitor center in Lovell, WY. We also took a side trip to Devil Canyon Overlook in Montana. The views from...More

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is a beautiful place to visit. We didn't know what to expect, but the drive through the recreational area and to the Canyon was a site to see. There is a large area where the wild horses usually hang out, but we didn't see...More

Thank seqtraveler
Reviewed 4 October 2017

For knock-your-eyes-out scenery this canyon and surrounding vast area is tops! It's on par with Yellowstone and Glacier Nat'l Parks for stunning scenery, geology, and history of inhabitants. Don't pass this by.

Thank FrancesinIdaho
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We did a short drive up to the canyon lookout, it was definitely worth the $5 and the hour we spent here. I wish we could have stayed and taken a boat into the canyon, some other visitors told us it was great. This place...More

Thank Me2rean
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Drive out to view a pretty place in the West.. The canyon and river remind of the Grand Canyon..,And keep watching.. I'm sure you'll see some wild horses along the way..,

Thank DLewis_10
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful & amazing scenery. Crow teepee site & Devil's Canyon. Heading back out tonight after it cools down in search of Pryor Mountain Mustangs.

Thank myjenyoung
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Our visit to the area was to the Yellowtail Dam Visitor Center. The ranger was very informative and friendly, chatty too. On the day of our visit, except for us, she probably qualified for “lonely pay” i. e., not too many visitors. Typically, the visitor...More

Thank travelertoo2
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We were confused about the pay station. We went to the visitor center than rec area. When we got into the area we went to the Devils canyon overlock. Beautiful. Then went back to the horseshoe bend and had a picnic. Great stop. Unfortunately we...More

Thank Anderson1999
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We just fell in love with the devil's canyon overlook! My friend had tears in his eyes! and we were alone there

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Loved seeing all the beautiful horses. I love coming across things to do that are unplanned. Absolutely wonderful place to spend the day.

Thank Cindy B
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19 August 2017|
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Response from Tim Z | Reviewed this property |
No showers at campsites you my be able to find one in Lovell, but I can't say for sure. Depending on which direction you are traveling you may be able to use the showers at the KOA,s in Billings,MT, Cody, WY, or Greybull WY.
2 July 2017|
Response from Tim Z | Reviewed this property |
There are kayak rentals $50.00 half day, $70.00 full day,. Pontoon boats $350:00 half day and $500.00 full day at Ok-a-beh Marina as far as the bathrooms and docks go Ok-a-beh is