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. 

No region in Wyoming is provided with a more diverse landscape - from grasslands to alpine meadows, clear lakes to glacially-carved valleys and rolling hills to sheer mountain cliffs. 

Visit the Bighorn National Forest and enjoy the multiple reservoirs, 30 campgrounds, four group campgrounds, three scenic byways, 10 picnic areas, eight lodges, many miles of streams, 189,000 acres of Wilderness, 1,200 miles of trails, and much more.

Recent News


Bighorn NF Seeking Campground Concessionaire Submittals

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The submittal deadline has been extended to September 30, 2021. 

2021 Partnership Opportunity Guide

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The Bighorn National Forest partnership opportunity guide is a communication tool to connect Bighorn National Forest priorities with interested partners.