Bighorn National Forest

Trails in Bighorn Nat'l Forest

Adelaide Trail

Beginning Elevation: 7,680 Feet (2341 Meters) Difficulty: Moderate Elevation Gain: 1,560 Feet (475 Meters) Ending Elevation: 9,240 Feet (2816 Meters) Length: 6.1 Miles (9.8 Kilometers) Recommended Season: Summer Trail Number: #57 Usage: Moderate USGS Maps: Shell Reservoir TRAIL BEGINNING: 7,680 ft. The trailhead is marked .2 miles east of Shell Creek Ranger Station on Forest ...

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Battle Park Trailhead and Area

This trailhead is located approximately 19 miles east of Tensleep on HWY 16, then 12 miles north on FSR 27 and FSR 24 to the Battle Park Trailhead. There is dispersed camping, toilets, a loading dock and water available (for both humans and animals). There are many beautiful trails ...

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Bucking Mule Falls National Recreation Trail

Beginning Elevation: 8,420 Feet (2566 Meters) Difficulty: Difficult Elevation Gain: 180 Feet (55 Meters) Ending Elevation: 8,600 Feet (2621 Meters) Length: 11.0 Miles (17.7 Kilometers) Recommended Season: Summer Trail Number: #53 Usage: Moderate USGS Maps: Medicine Wheel TRAIL BEGINNING: 8,420 ft at the end of Devils Canyon gravel road parking lot. TRAIL ENDING: 8,600 ft. at the ...

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Dry Fork Trail

Beginning Elevation: 6,200 Feet (1890 Meters) Difficulty: Moderate Elevation Gain: 1,600 Feet (488 Meters) Ending Elevation: 4,600 Feet (1402 Meters) Length: 12.0 Miles (19.3 Kilometers) Recommended Season: Summer Usage: Light USGS Maps: West Pass TRAIL BEGINNING: 6,200 ft. at old Kearns Cow Camp at the end of the Dry Fork four-wheel drive road. TRAIL ENDING: ...

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Hunter Corrals

This trailhead is a horse users delight with corrals and a camping area. Approximately 13 miles west of Buffalo on HWY 16, then 2 miles north on FSR 19, this trailhead gives the horse user easy access to many beautiful areas of the forest, including Cloud Peak Wilderness. This ...

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Lily Lake Trail

Beginning Elevation: 9,000 Feet (2743 Meters) Difficulty: Moderate Elevation Gain: 600 Feet (183 Meters) Ending Elevation: 9,600 Feet (2926 Meters) Length: 1.5 Miles (2.4 Kilometers) Recommended Season: Summer Trail Number: #66 Usage: Moderate USGS Maps: Lake Solitude TRAIL BEGINNING: 9,000 ft. Lily Lake Trailhead. TRAIL ENDING: 9,600 ft. Lily Lake. ATTRACTIONS AND CONSIDERATIONS: Excellent for day hikes. ...

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Little Horn Trail

Trail begins at a point on the Sheep Mountain Road (FSR 11), approximately two miles north of the intersection of U.S. Highway 14A and Sheep Mountain Road. Trail proceeds in a northeasterly direction for a distance of approximately nine miles until reaching the eastern border of the district. Wagon ...

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Littlehorn Trail

Beginning Elevation: 9,000 Feet (2743 Meters) Difficulty: Moderate Elevation Gain: 4,430 Feet (1350 Meters) Ending Elevation: 4,570 Feet (1393 Meters) Length: 18.0 Miles (29.0 Kilometers) Recommended Season: Summer Trail Number: #50 Usage: Moderate USGS Maps: Bald Mountain, Boyd Ridge TRAIL BEGINNING: 9,000 ft. Sheep Mountain Road TRAIL ENDING: 4,570 ft. Littlehorn Canyon Road ATTRACTIONS AND CONSIDERATIONS: The 18 ...

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Lodge Grass Creek

The trail starts at a point on Sheep Mountain Road (FSR 11) approximately 1/4 mile north of the intersection of Sheep Mountain Road and Marble Quarry Road (FSR 111). Trail proceeds from this point in a more or less northerly direction running parallel and adjacent ...

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Lost Twin Lakes Trail

Beginning Elevation: 9,100 Feet (2774 Meters) Difficulty: Moderate Elevation Gain: 1,200 Feet (366 Meters) Ending Elevation: 10,300 Feet (3139 Meters) Length: 7.0 Miles (11.3 Kilometers) Recommended Season: Summer Trail Number: #65 Usage: Moderate USGS Maps: Lake Helen TRAIL BEGINNING: 9,100 ft. West Tensleep Lake Trailhead. TRAIL ENDING: 10,300 ft. Lost Twin Lakes. ATTRACTIONS AND CONSIDERATIONS: The Lost ...

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Misty Moon Trail

Beginning Elevation: 9,100 Feet (2774 Meters) Difficulty: Moderate Elevation Gain: 1,150 Feet (351 Meters) Ending Elevation: 10,250 Feet (3124 Meters) Length: 6.5 Miles (10.5 Kilometers) Recommended Season: Summer Trail Number: #63 Usage: Heavy USGS Maps: Meadowlark Lake TRAIL BEGINNING: 9,100 ft. West Tensleep Trailhead. TRAIL ENDING: 10,250 ft. Misty Moon Lake. ATTRACTIONS AND CONSIDERATIONS: Misty Moon Trail ...

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Porcupine Falls Trail

Beginning Elevation: 8,440 Feet (2573 Meters) Difficulty: Moderate Elevation Gain: 440 Feet (134 Meters) Ending Elevation: 8,000 Feet (2438 Meters) Length: 0.5 Miles (0.8 Kilometers) Recommended Season: Summer Trail Number: #54 Usage: Moderate USGS Maps: Medicine Wheel TRAIL BEGINNING: 8,440 ft. Devils Canyon Road TRAIL ENDING: 8,000 ft. Porcupine Falls ATTRACTIONS AND CONSIDERATIONS: Best suited for a part-day ...

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Shell Creek Trail

Beginning Elevation: 9,320 Feet (2841 Meters) Difficulty: Some Difficulty Elevation Gain: 240 Feet (73 Meters) Ending Elevation: 9,560 Feet (2914 Meters) Length: 6.1 Miles (9.8 Kilometers) Recommended Season: Summer Trail Number: #58 Usage: Moderate USGS Maps: Shell Lake TRAIL BEGINNING: 9,240 ft. at the junction of the jeep trail from Shell Reservoir and the end ...

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Stull Lakes - Coney Lake Area Trail

Beginning Elevation: 8,600 Feet (2621 Meters) Difficulty: Moderate Elevation Gain: 700 Feet (213 Meters) Ending Elevation: 9,300 Feet (2835 Meters) Length: 3.0 Miles (4.8 Kilometers) Recommended Season: Summer Usage: Light USGS Maps: Dome Lake TRAIL BEGINNING: 8,600 ft. Big Goose Road #631 from the west fork of Big Goose Creek Bridge to Twin Lakes ...

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Tongue Canyon Trail

Beginning Elevation: 4,200 Feet (1280 Meters) Difficulty: Moderate Elevation Gain: 3,600 Feet (1097 Meters) Ending Elevation: 7,800 Feet (2377 Meters) Length: 14.0 Miles (22.5 Kilometers) Recommended Season: Summer Usage: Moderate USGS Maps: Dayton South TRAIL BEGINNING: 4,200 ft. Tongue River Canyon at Sheridan County Picnic Ground. TRAIL ENDING: 7,800 ft. Burgess Ranger Station. ATTRACTIONS AND CONSIDERATIONS: ...

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