Local Resources for your Sheridan Vacation

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Bighorn National Forest and Scenic Byways

Enjoy boundless recreation in the rugged Bighorn Mountains surrounded by the Bighorn National Forest.

Sheridan offers simple access to memorable scenic drives including the Bighorn Scenic Byway, where you will discover a “Fallen City,” and see the massive wall of rock known as Steamboat Point.

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Sheridan Historic Sites

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Museums and Culture

  • The Brinton Museum: In the foothills of the Bighorn Mountains just south of Sheridan, discover a 24,000-square foot, five-gallery museum teeming with art, culture, and history.
  • King’s Saddlery and Museum: A Western saddle and memorabilia museum with wagons, coaches, Indian artifacts, guns, original artwork, and more.
  • Sheridan County Museum: Learn about the Rosebud, the longest battle of the Great Sioux War of 1876 and forerunner to Custer’s Last Stand. Also learn about mining and railroads in the area.
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Other sights, thrills, and things to do

  • Shell Falls: See 3,600 gallons of water per second tumble through a water-chiseled rock canyon.
  • Elk and Buffalo Pasture: Next to Kendrick Park not far from downtown Sheridan, you’ll find a pasture often populated by some of the biggest game in Wyoming.
  • Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area: The third-deepest canyon in the U.S., this canyon straddling the border of Montana and Wyoming is sometimes reminiscent of the Grand Canyon.
  • Yellowstone National Park: The first national park is only a 4-hour drive west from Sheridan.
  • Devils Tower National Monument: A geologic feature that’s taken its place in both modern and historic folklore. Located 2.5 hours east of Sheridan.
  • WYO Rodeo: See some of the top rodeo athletes in the nation as they strut their stuff in Sheridan.
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Visitor Information for Sheridan, Wyoming

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