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Gems in Bighorn National Forest - 2

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gem Favorite Porcupine Falls

Porcupine Falls

(6) Lovell, WY
gem Favorite View from the Leigh Monument, Bighorn Mountains, Wyoming

Leigh Monument

(2) Worland, WY

Recommended Routes in Bighorn National Forest - 6

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Favorite Sunrise at Mistymoon Lake
Difficult Difficult

Cloud Peak Out-and-Back

23.8 mi 38.3 km 5,135' Up 1565.19 m Up 5,135' Down 1565.24 m Down

Buffalo, WY
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Favorite Overlooking Lake Elsa from the north.
Difficult Difficult

Elsa/Spear Lake Loop

25.3 mi 40.7 km 5,122' Up 1561.24 m Up 5,119' Down 1560.25 m Down

Sheridan, WY
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Favorite Headed into Florence Canyon
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Florence Pass to Florence Lake

15.7 mi 25.3 km 1,929' Up 587.86 m Up 1,932' Down 588.76 m Down

Buffalo, WY
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Favorite First glimpse of the cliffs on the other side of the creek.
Intermediate Intermediate

Geneva Lake

9.1 mi 14.7 km 932' Up 284.16 m Up 932' Down 284.11 m Down

Sheridan, WY
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Favorite Relaxing little spot at Her Lake
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Sherd Lake Loop

10.4 mi 16.7 km 1,559' Up 475.19 m Up 1,559' Down 475.18 m Down

Buffalo, WY
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Favorite View from the Leigh Monument, Bighorn Mountains, Wyoming
Very Difficult Very Difficult

Leigh Monument Out-and-Back

6.9 mi 11.1 km 318' Up 96.78 m Up 2,419' Down 737.24 m Down

Worland, WY
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Bighorn National Forest Hiking

  • 172 Miles 277 Kilometers of Trail
  • 6 Recommended Routes
  • 2 Gems Gems
  • 2 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 29 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 11 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Bighorn National Forest - 36

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0.4 mi 0.7 km #1Porcupine Falls Trail #135
Difficult Difficult
Lovell, WY
Difficult Difficult
Lovell, WY
6.0 mi 9.6 km #2Shell Lakes Trail #032
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Greybull, WY
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Greybull, WY
3.8 mi 6.1 km #3Cloud Peak Route
Difficult Difficult
Buffalo, WY
Difficult Difficult
Buffalo, WY
0.9 mi 1.5 km #4Geneva Lake Loop Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Buffalo, WY
Intermediate Intermediate
Buffalo, WY
0.2 mi 0.3 km #5Twin Lakes Trail
Easy Easy
Sheridan, WY
Easy Easy
Sheridan, WY
7.1 mi 11.4 km #6Misty Moon Trail #063
Intermediate Intermediate
Buffalo, WY
Intermediate Intermediate
Buffalo, WY
56.6 mi 91.1 km #7Solitude Loop Trail #038
Difficult Difficult
Sheridan, WY
Difficult Difficult
Sheridan, WY
9.0 mi 14.4 km #8Bucking Mule Falls Trail #53
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Lovell, WY
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Lovell, WY
5.7 mi 9.2 km #9Middle Tensleep Trail #065
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Buffalo, WY
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Buffalo, WY
0.8 mi 1.3 km #10Paradise Falls
Intermediate Intermediate
Greybull, WY
Intermediate Intermediate
Greybull, WY

Photos of Bighorn National Forest - 151

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Headed into Florence Canyon
Mar 6, 2019 near Buffalo, WY
Fun trail to hike in the winter also.
Mar 8, 2019 near Sheridan, WY
Dog approved!
Mar 11, 2019 near Lovell, WY
Looking to the northwest side of Shell Canyon from the end of the Shell Bench Trail.
Jun 14, 2019 near Greybull, WY
The first lake you arrive at, Shell Lake. One of many until you reach Emerald Lake.
Jul 18, 2019 near Greybull, WY
The end of the trail from the top of Paradise Falls.
Aug 11, 2019 near Greybull, WY
Porcupine Falls
Aug 15, 2019 near Lovell, WY
Lost Twin Lake (#1)
Oct 5, 2020 near Buffalo, WY
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