Bighorn National Forest


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. 





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


FS - USDA Forest Service

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Featured Park
Rising above a scene rich with extraordinary wildlife, pristine lakes, and alpine terrain, the Teton Range stands monument to the people who fought to protect it. These are mountains of the imagination. Mountains that led to the creation of Grand Teton National Park where you can explore over two hundred miles of trails, float the Snake River or enjoy the serenity of this remarkable place.
Featured Wildlife
The pika is a close relative of the rabbits and hares, with two upper incisors on each side of the jaw, one behind the other. Being rock-gray in color, pikas are seldom seen until their shrill, metallic call reveals their presence.
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