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Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, MT

National Park Service

Overview

A landscape of sheer cliffs towering 1,000 feet above a ribbon of blue water. World class fishing and a place where wild horses still run free. Bighorn Canyon is a place where imagination meets reality. Bighorn Canyon has unrivaled recreation possibilities.

Recreational Activities:

  • AUTO TOURING
  • BIKING
  • BOATING
  • CAMPING
  • FISHING
  • HIKING
  • HUNTING
  • SWIMMING
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING

Address:

Bighorn Canyon NRA Headquarters, 5 Avenue B, P.O. Box 7458, Fort Smith, MT 59035
Fort Smith,MT,59035
Phone: (406) 666 2412
Email: bica_info_requests@nps.gov

Directions:

By Plane
Logan International Airport in Billings, Montana for either North or South entrances.
Yellowstone Regional Airport in Cody, Wyoming for South entrance.
Private Planes - The 5U7 airstrip in Fort Smith, Montana is unattended and a day use VFR airstrip. There are mountains and power lines surrounding the airstrip. It is suggested that with winds permitting take off should be done on Runway 07 and landings on Runway 25.

By Car
North Entrance - Fort Smith, Montana - Take Interstate 90 to Hardin, Montana. Turn on Highway 313 traveling 40 miles south to Fort Smith, Montana and the North entrance.
South entrance - near Lovell, Wyoming - From 14A turn north on Highway 37, continuing 9 miles to South entrance.

Public Transportation
None available.
 

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