Bighorn National Forest

Description:

Rising between the Powder River and Big Horn Basins, this scenic country offers year round recreation connecting visitors to a land rich in history and solitude. For centuries, the mountain landscape has provided renewal for Native Americans, homesteaders and modern day explorers creating a human connection with this spectacular place. Today there is a bond with "the mountain" for local residents, which contributes to the quality of life in local communities. Viewing scenery and wildlife, while incorporating a rich history, connects locals and travelers to this accessible landscape.To view recreation features on the map below . . .  Click on the Forest Service shield for the area you want to visit: Buffalo, Lovell, or Sheridan. Then click on "Go to the Buffalo, WY page," for example,  to see a map showing the locations of campgrounds, trailheads, and other sites in that ranger district. 

Directions:

Phone:

Email:

bighorninfo@fs.fed.us

Address:

, WY

Activities:

Auto Touring Biking Boating Camping Fishing Hiking Horseback Riding Hunting Off Highway Vehicle Picnicking Winter Sports Visitor Center Fire Lookouts/cabins Overnight Horse Camping

Organization:

FS - USDA Forest Service

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November's Featured Park
The North Cascades have long been known as the North American Alps. Characterized by rugged beauty, this steep mountain range is filled with jagged peaks, deep valleys, cascading waterfalls and glaciers. North Cascades National Park Service Complex contains the heart of this mountainous region in three park units which are all managed as one and include North Cascades National Park, Ross Lake and Lake Chelan National Recreation Areas.
November's Animal
Badgers are animals of open country. Their oval burrows (ten inches across and four to six inches high) are familiar features of grasslands on sandy or loamy soils of the eastern plains or shrub country in mountain parks or western valleys.
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