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Bighorn River

The Bighorn River is a tributary of the Yellowstone, approximately 461 miles (742 km) long, in the states of Wyoming and Montana in the western United States. The river was named in 1805 by fur trader François Larocque for the bighorn sheep he saw along its banks as he explored the Yellowstone. The upper reaches of the Bighorn, south of the Owl Creek Mountains in Wyoming, are known as the Wind River. The two rivers are sometimes referred to as the Wind/Bighorn. The Wind River officially becomes the Bighorn River at the Wedding of the Waters, on the north side of the Wind River Canyon near the town of Thermopolis. From there, the river flows through the Bighorn Basin in north central Wyoming, passing through Thermopolis and Hot Springs State Park. At the border with Montana, the river turns…
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Hot Springs State Park, Wyoming: popular state park by the Big Horn River in The…
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"Stan" the T-Rex, "Jimbo" the Supersaurus ", Triceatops, and Many More
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Ramp and Piers in Heart of Bighorn Canyon
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Scenic Boardwalk Traveling Over a Travertine Terrace With Mineral Pools to a Swinging Footbridge and the Big Horn Hot Spring
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View of Rainbow Terraces From Across Big Horn River
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Spectacular canyon with cliffs of Madison carbonates dropping 900 feet to Bighor…
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