Local Area Attractions Near Sheridan / Big Horn Mountains KOA Journey
Come stay at this award-winning campground in the foothills of the beautiful Bighorn Mountains, where wildlife is easy to spot. Shell Creek, Tongue River Canyon and Medicine Wheel National Historic Landmark are just three nearby attractions. In July, get Wyo’d at Sheridan’s rodeo or enjoy Long-mire Days in Buffalo. Sheridan has a historic downtown, polo matches, golf and museums. Little Bighorn Battlefield is an hour away. This KOA is a great stopping point en route to Yellowstone National Park or the Black Hills. Choose a Deluxe Cabin (sleeps six) or a rustic Camping Cabin. Tent Sites are available with/without electricity and for large groups. The 90-foot big-rig sites will accommodate most motorhomes that are towing. Swim in the pool; use the community fire pit; play mini golf, basket-ball and horseshoes; or fish in Goose Creek. Pool: Memorial Wknd–Labor Day Wknd.
Fort Phil Kearney
Fort Phil Kearney is located between Sheridan and Buffalo, Wyoming. Take Exit 44 off of I-90. Tours are available.
Little Big Horn Battlefield
This area memorializes one of the last armed efforts of the Northern Plains Indians to preserve their way of life. Here in 1876, 263 soldiers and attached personnel of the U.S. Army, including Lt. Col. George A. Custer, met death at the hands of several thousand Lakota and Cheyenne warriors.
The Sheridan Inn is a national historic landmark. It is home of the famous "Buffalo Bill Cody Saloon." Open daily and guided tours and historical lectures are available at a nominal fee.
Bradford Brinton Memorial Ranch
The Bradford Brinton Memorial Ranch is open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m to the public May 15 through September 7. Enjoy the view of a 20 room fully furnished ranch house. This attraction is located 12 miles south of Sheridan, Wyoming.
Trails End Museum
Recently accepted into "America's Book of Castles." Summer hours are June through August 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily. Open Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day. Winter hours are September through May. Guided group tours are available by appointment only.
Kings Saddlery Museum
Downtown historic Sheridan
Sheridan County Museum
Immerse yourself in the colorful Cultures, Commerce, and Characters of Sheridan County history. The newly opened museum features a gift shop, interactive exhibits, dioramas, and Western art which present the local perspective on the history of the American West.
Big Horn Mountains
Something for everyone -- whether you're an outdoor recreationist, sightseer, traveler or merely wish to kick back and relax.
Decker Coal Mine
One of the largest open pit mines in America.
Shell Creek Falls
In the Big Horn Mountains