Contact information and emails:
Greybull: 877-765-2100 email: email@example.com
Basin: 307-568-3055 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lovell: 307-548-7552 email: email@example.com
Monday through Friday.
Bicycling, motorcycling, hiking
or climbing in the nearby beautiful
Ever changing, hauntingly beautiful prairies, colorful deserts, valleys, meadows and mountains.
Fishing in clear mountain streams, lakes and rivers or local valley lakes or rivers.
Geology and dinosaur study and exploration.
Native American relics and petroglyphs.
Viewing wildlife, including antelope, moose, whitetail and mule deer, many large and small birds,
Wild horses and mustangs in their natural habitats.
Quiet, clear, starry nights and unusual and colorful natural attractions.
Western history – follow the Bridger Trail
hospitality in the towns throughout the
Shell Creek falls over 3-billion year old granite at 3,600 gallons per second. Scenic view is world-class. Informative walking trails, breathtaking view of falls & canyon area below. Photo opportunity. Handicap access, restrooms, Forest Service Visitor Shop.
Bighorn Basin Geoscience
Center – downtown Greybull,
Bighorn Canyon National
Recreation Area -
Highway 14A, east of Lovell. Straddling the border between
Big Horn Quilts –
Museum of Flight & Aerial Firefighting - One mile north of Greybull, US Hwy 14, 16, 20 Donation. Vintage aircraft display. Call 765-4322 for more information.
Medicine Wheel Archaeological Site -Highway 14A, east of Lovell. This mysterious stone spoke /wheel structure is thought to have been used in ancient ceremonies. Around 80-feet in diameter, the Medicine Wheel has puzzled scholars for years. Probably constructed between 1200 and 1700 AD, it is still a sacred site for many Native Americans. Contact Lovell Chamber for more information.
Medicine Lodge State Park – Near Hyattville. Early Native
American petroglyphs and pictographs on cliff walls.
Red Gulch Dinosaur Tracksite – between Shell and Greybull, off Hwy 14 on Red Gulch Back way, improved but not paved. Rock formations paint a colorful and varied picture. This BLM Interpretive Track site displays Jurassic-period stone Dinosaur foot prints. Educational & Scenic photo opportunities. Restrooms & picnic area only.
Additional sites to visit: Big Horn National Forest, Yellowtail Wildlife Habitat Area-Lovell, Historic Hyart Theatre-Lovell, Caroline Lockhart Cattle Ranch-Lovell, Historic Community Log Building –Cowley, Chimney Rock & Devils Kitchen-Shell, Sheep Mountain Anticline – Greybull, Civil War Canons, Basin Library, Basin.
Lilac Days-Basin: Third Saturday in June. Family fun in the park with children’s games, entertainment, Lilac Princess & Baby contests, & old fashioned ice cream social.
Days of ’49- Greybull: Second full weekend in June. A western founder’s day celebration, including parade, rodeo, street dance, tug-of-war and lots of Western fun.
July Celebration – Basin, Third or Fourth of July. Free Picnic in the Park.
Big Horn County Fair - Basin. Beginning of August. Rodeo, animal and craft exhibits, western food, western fun.
Heritage Farm Days – Basin. First weekend in September. Tractor Show, Threshing Day, picnic.
(Lovell Area) Events: www.lovellchamber.com or Lovell Chamber: 1-307-548-7552
Mustang Days-Lovell: Town celebration, last full week in June. Parade, rodeo, BBQ, demolition derby, Dancing Mustang Follies. Western hospitality and western fun at its best.
Community Day-Byron: First part of July. Enjoy fireworks, parade, cookout, & games.
Pioneer Day-Cowley: Town celebration third weekend in July. Events include picnic, games, & parade.
A loop adventure from Greybull (Highway 14) up into the Big Horn Mountains to Burgess Junction and back to Greybull going down the Big Horn Mountains via Highway 14A to Lovell (Note: Highway 14A is seasonal: Open only in summer.), then Highway 310 back to Greybull. Several side trips are listed. (Total mileage without side trips: approximately 105.9 miles.)
self guided loop tour begins at Greybull on Highway 14 heading east through the
prairie. As you travel east for approximately eight miles, geologically, the
exposed hills become older and older. (Side trip) A right turn onto the Red
Gulch Back County Byway (well marked), an improved gravel road, will lead 4.4 miles
to the BLM Red
Gulch Dinosaur Tracksite. Dinosaur tracks, interpretive materials,
restrooms and picnic tables are the only amenities there. (It is a great idea to
stop in at
you travel on through Shell and into
Burgess Junction, you will turn left onto Highway 14A. (Note: Highway 14A is
seasonal. Open only in summer.) You are now on your way back down the
14A continues on to Lovell. At the junction of Highway 14A and Highway 310 in
Lovell, you will see on your left (east) the highly interesting Big Horn Canyon National Recreation Area
Interpretive Visitor’s Center where you can access the Big Horn County Kiosk. The
kiosk provides information on more of the attractions available in
east/southeast towards Greybull on Highway 310, you will see the geologically
continue on highway 310 to the junction with Highway 14, 16, 20 (28 miles from Lovell
to the junction). A left turn here (east) will take you by the Wyo. Dept. of
Transportation Rest Area with a view of the static display of vintage aircraft
of the Museum of Flight & Aerial
Firefighting directly beside it. The line of aircraft behind the airport
were originally property of Hawkins & Powers Aviation, Inc., an aerial
firefighting organization no longer in business and those historic aircraft are
currently being removed by new owners or scrap. When you drive down the hill
from the airport, you are back in Greybull. Hope you enjoyed your
Shell Falls Little Al, the dinosaur Dinosaur Tracks Wild Horses