Kid-Friendly Things to Do in Sheridan, Wyoming

Kid-Friendly Things to Do in Sheridan, Wyoming

Are you planning a vacation in the Sheridan, Wyoming, area? Sheridan offers many attractions and events the whole family will love, so you will have plenty of things to do during your trip. Stay at Sheridan / Big Horn Mountains KOA Journey when you need a comfortable place to return to after your days full of exploring.

Fun Family Things to Do in Sheridan, Wyoming 

Make the most of your time with your family in Wyoming by checking out the local attractions. Here are some kid-friendly things to do in Sheridan.

1. Play in Kendrick Park

Enjoy the outdoors at a recreational park like Kendrick Park. With picnic tables, a playground, a swimming pool, tennis courts and plenty of open, green space, you and your kids will have fun running around in the fresh air. The park is also adjacent to an elk and buffalo pasture, so you could see the large animals during your park visit. Later, grab an ice cream cone or cup from the ice cream stand in the park.

Kendrick Park is a 15-minute drive from Sheridan / Big Horn Mountains KOA Journey.

2. Hike in the Bighorn National Forest

If your family loves to spend time outdoors, plan some hikes around the Bighorn National Forest. The forest has a diverse array of trails for hikers of all skill levels. Several paths are easy and short, so they are perfect for young adventurers trekking for the first time. 

The Bighorn National Forest is about an hour and a half drive from the campground.

3. Attend the Sheridan WYO Rodeo

Witness the thrill of the rodeo when you spend your days at the Sheridan WYO Rodeo. Experience and celebrate the West while watching some of the best rodeo action in the state. While the main events at the Sheridan WYO Rodeo include horses and cattle competitions, there are plenty of other family-friendly activities you can participate in. 

Kids and adults alike will enjoy the Boot Kick-off event, parade, downtown pancake breakfast, carnival and other fun events.

The Sheridan WYO Rodeo is about a 15-minute drive from the KOA Campground.

Kid-Friendly Amenities at Sheridan / Big Horn Mountains KOA Journey

You and your family can continue having fun while relaxing at Sheridan / Big Horn Mountains KOA Journey. The campground provides many family-friendly amenities to help you treasure your time together. 

When you stay at the campground, take advantage of unique amenities like:

  • Mini golf
  • Gem sluice
  • Calf roping
  • Swimming pool
  • Playground
  • Recreation room

You could also take walks or bike along the Green Room Trail, which has access right from the campground. If you have a Wyoming fishing license, head down to Big Goose Creek for fishing near the campground's southside.


Sheridan / Big Horn Mountains KOA Journey is a camping paradise that seamlessly combines the spirit of the Old West and the beauty of nature, modern amenities, and endless adventures. The campground has everything you need, whether your trip is a quick weekend getaway or a week-long vacation. It’s a convenient location between Mt. Rushmore and Yellowstone National Park. This KOA location offers Pull-Thru or Back-In RV Sites. Most of our sites are full hookups and every site has 50, 30 or 20 amp service. If you do not have an RV or want a more luxurious camping experience, consider staying in one of our Deluxe or Camping Cabins or even a Conestoga Covered Wagon with a private bath house! If you want a truly authentic camping trip, you can camp at one of the Tent Sites. We also now offer RV rentals through our partnership with RVshare. We also have extended stay  and group stay options to get the most out of your camping experience. You can also enjoy your stay here by exploring our uniquely Wyoming gift store, calf roping demonstrations, mini golf, fishing Goose Creek, and our gem mining sluice!

If you want to experience great camping and the spirit of the Old West at the same time, the Sheridan Big Horn Mountains KOA is the perfect campgrounds for you and your family! Reserve a campsite today!

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