TOP 20 SITES
IN & AROUND SHERIDAN
- +CLOUD PEAK WILDERNESS
CLOUD PEAK WILDERNESS
The wilderness areas are located in the most rugged portion of the range and are destinations for those who really desire their outdoor excursions. With 106 million acres of Bighorn National Forest encompassing 180,000 acres of wilderness, encounter tranquil, secluded streams, and some of the finest fishing around. Those wild waters, along with trophy reservoirs and private streams and ponds, provide ample opportunity to test your mettle against a variety of trout. The Bighorns provide a winter wonderland! Ride the range by snowmobile on more than 218 miles of top-ten rated trails in the Bighorn Mountain Trail System. Cross-country trails are abundant in wide-open meadows and on telemark hillsides. Deep snows, spectacular scenery and the vastness of the West are why people ride the Bighorns. Also enjoy watching and photographing hang gliders from across the nation as they soar above the Bighorn Mountains at Sand Turn west of Sheridan.
- +POWDER HORN GOLF GLUB
POWDER HORN GOLF CLUB
Nestled in the arms of the Bighorn Mountains lies Wyoming’s Golf Capital! Rich in western history, this fine and friendly locale lies central to three of the state’s finest golf courses. Come play and enjoy any of these four championship courses that offer fantastic mountain views.
- +SHELL FALLS
Shell Falls is the thundering heartbeat of the magnificent Bighorn Mountains. There is a quality of the sublime in all waterfalls, but especially in Shell Falls. The crashing sensation of falling water can be felt through the soles of your feet, and the water’s sound has a way of soothing the traveler.
- +TRAIL END HISTORIC SITE
TRAIL END STATE HISTORIC SITE
From its authentically furnished rooms to its finely manicured lawns, the Trail End State Historic Site displays an elegantly different aspect of Wyoming’s colorful ranching history. Built in 1913, Trail End was the home of John Kendrick. A cattle rancher who ended up as Governor of Wyoming and United States Senator.
- +KING'S MUSEUM
Truly a must-see, King’s Museum is one of the best western museums in the nation, showcasing a fabulous collection of cowboy memorabilia gathered during the many years of Don King’s interest and business in saddle making. The collection is comprised of hundreds of saddles, wagons, chaps, spurs, antique guns, Indian artifacts and collections from every facet of the western life-style, as well as a variety of wild game animals.
- +POLO at the EQUESTRIAN CENTER
Here you will find some of the world’s greatest polo players for a season of fast paced, artistically played polo. They are located just outside Sheridan in the foothills of the majestic Bighorn Mountains. Spectators are encouraged to come to Sunday polo for an afternoon of tailgating and the admission is free!