Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, Lovell

#50 of 137 in Nature in Wyoming
The vast, wild landscape of Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area offers visitors unparalleled opportunities to immerse themselves in the natural world. Sheer cliffs towering 1,500 feet above a ribbon of blue water. World class fishing and a place where wild horses still run free.

With over 120,000 acres, one can find an astounding diversity in ecosystems, wildlife, and more than 10,000 years of human history to explore.
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  • The overlook is in the middle of nowhere, but is well worth the trip. Beautiful view of the goosenecks of the green Bighorn River which flows into the depths. Along the way, drive through the Pryor Mountains wildhorse Range, and if you're lucky, you'll see wild horses.
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  • The views of Red River Bend and Devil's Canyon were breathtaking. Following the herd of Big Horn Sheep was the cherry on top! We were too late in the season for the boat ride, but my travel companions...  more »
  • Great place to go and see this beautiful place! Highly recommend to anyone visiting the area well worth the drive and great place for photographers. We love coming here and just taking in the views, its breath taking. There is restrooms at the top of the hill when you first come onto the road where the site is and a fairly large parking lot. The road is paved to get to this site. It is free to see as well.
  • I would rate 5 Stars if there were more places to camp, and hang out. This is probably one of the most beautiful lakes in the entire state. Excellent water skiing, wake boarding surfing and fishing......but plan on being in your boat all day long.

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