Bighorn National Forest Home Page
Welcome to the Bighorns
The Bighorn National Forest offers a little for everyone with breathtaking scenery, a diversity of recreation experiences, nearly 192,000 acres of wilderness, and over 1,200 miles of trail for visitors to explore.
Located in north-central Wyoming, the Bighorn Mountains are a sister range of the Rocky Mountains. Conveniently located halfway between Mt. Rushmore and Yellowstone National Park, the Bighorns are a great vacation destination in themselves. Visitors experience a diverse landscape - from grasslands to alpine meadows, clear lakes to glacial carved valleys and rolling hills to sheer mountain cliffs.
Find information about forest planning, current projects, forest resource management and programs.
Look here to explore maps that will help you plan your visit and locate facilities such as roads, trails, recreation sites, and other attractions.
Find the passes and permits you may need to collect firewood, cut Christmas trees, or hold a special event.
Camping regulations in the Bighorn National Forest recently changed. Among other updates, a wildlife attractant storage requirement is now in effect.
The Bighorn National Forest welcomes volunteers, partnerships, advisory councils, and research to accomplish work.