Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
Access to the south end of the park is by U.S. 310 from Billings, Mont., or U.S. 14A from Sheridan, Wyo. From Hardin, Mont., take Mont. 313 to get to the north end of the park. Rental cars are available in nearby communities, but no public transportation is provided to the park. Scheduled airlines serve Cody, Wyo., and Billings, Mont. Transcontinental buses serve Cody, Greybull, Lovell, and Powell, Wyo., and Billings and Hardin, Mont. Unattended aircraft landing strips are at Fort Smith, Mont., and Cowley, Wyo.
Accommodations, including hotels and motels, restaurants, service stations, groceries, and sporting goods stores, are in Lovell, Wyo., and Hardin, Mont. Fort Smith, Mont., at the north end of the park, has a motel, restaurant, service station, and grocery.
Superintendent Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area P.O. Box 458 Fort Smith, MT 59035 Telephone - (406) 666-2412
Please write or telephone well in advance of your visit if you plan to bring a large group; this will help the staff to plan interpretive services for your group.
Private Property: The Crow Indians own property within the boundaries of the national recreation area. This tribal land is closed to the public. Check with a park ranger for more information.