5 Reasons to Visit the Bighorns this Winter - Wyoming Magazine


5 Reasons to Visit the Bighorns this Winter


Snowshoeing/Winter Hiking/Cross Country Skiing

2018 NPS / Diane Renkin

What better time to enjoy some peace and serenity than the brisk Wyoming winter? Clear your head and enjoy some fresh air by getting outside this season. The Bighorns offer beautiful trails to hike, snowshoe, and countless areas to cross-country ski. If you’re bold enough, you could even complete some backpacking loops and enjoy world-class winter camping! Visit the following link to check out some of the cross-country ski areas, and snowshoe trails.

Bighorn Trails


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If you’re the adventurous type, it can be hard to get your fix in the winter. Snowmobiling is an excellent solution to your winter woes. Bring your own snowmobile or rent one from one of the nearby lodges. Thousands of miles of winding trails are yours to explore. Be sure to bring a camera; with a little luck you might even be able to see some wildlife!

Winter Lodges/Cabins/Resorts

© 2018 Hamill Creek Timber Homes.

Looking for a winter retreat? Rent a cosy cabin or a room at one of the several lodges throughout the Bighorns. Check out some of the lodges and start planning your winter getaway at the following link:

Big Horn Lodges

Good Food

2018 The Family Dinner Project.

Want to grab a bite after a long, cold day but don’t have time to stay the night? Stop into one of the lodges to warm up with some hot cocoa and a delicious meal. Nothing like a burger and fries after a long day in the winter outdoors. Before you leave, explore the quaint towns of Story and Ranchester.


Antelope Butte Foundation

Enjoy some of the best powder in the world this winter at various ski resorts such as Meadowlark and the recently reopened Antelope Butte! A strong campaign from Sheridan company, EMIT Technologies, recently well surpassed a goal of raising over $200,000 for the Antelope Butte Foundation. The community couldn’t be more excited to hit the hills after a 14 year long closure!

Antelope Butte Foundation

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