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Big Horn Basin Map

Bighorn Canyon

Quick Facts
  • The Bighorn Canyon stretches 55 miles through Wyoming and Montana.
  • The gorge cut by the Bighorn river has cliffs over 2000 feet high.
  • Bighorn sheep frequent the area, as well as numerous wild horses from the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range.
  • The Recreation Area was established in 1966 after the Yellowtail Dam was completed in Montana.
Bighorn Canyon photo