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Shell, Wyoming
Shell, Wyoming. The community got its name from the many fossil shells located in the area. Numerous fossils of dinosaurs and other animals have been found in nearby exposed formations like Cloverly Formation and the Morrison Formation. Red Gulch Dinosaur Tracksite, a group of rare dinosaur tracks from the Jurassic Period, is located west of Shell, WY. This is where Bighorn Scenic Byway starts it's journey from. Byway enters the Bighorn National Forest at Shell Canyon. Passes by the breathtaking beauty of Shell Falls, an interpretive trail. Byway zigzags up the mountains while numerous turnouts give chances to stop and appreciate the stunning scenery. antelope Butte Ski area, Granite Pass, the highest point on US 14, The byway continues north traveling through Twin Buttes, Sibley Lake, Steamboat Rock, and spectacular views of Tongue River Canyon and the Sheridan Valley.
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Chimney Rock Drive
Chimney Rock Drive near Shell Canyon, Wyoming,
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9.3
Beef Trail
Beef Trail, a Trail runs through the Shell Canyon along the United States Highway #14, Wyoming
10.9
17.5
Shell Falls
Shell Falls, a waterfall located in the Bighorn National Forest on Shell Creek, about half-way down Shell Canyon, The falls are 120 feet in height and tumble over basement rock of granite. Bridle Falls, Wyoming
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Beef Trail
Beef Trail, a loop, runs through Shell Canyon, along the Big Horn Scenic Byway, Wyoming
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A Short Trail
A Short Trail along Shell Canyon for viewing the Shell Canyon
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Battle Creek Road
Battle Creek Road, Black Mountain Road, to Shell Canyon, Bighorn National Forest, on Bighorn Mountains, Wyoming
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Pullover/Viewpoint
Pullover / Viewpoint, View of Bighorn Mountains, Shell Canyon, along the Big Horn Scenic Byway, Wyoming
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Forest Route #277
Forest Route #277/278, Forest Route #226, winds through the Big Horn Mountain Forests, Wyoming
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Hunt Mountain Road
Hunt Mountain Road / Forest Route #10, Cedar Creek Road, Elkhorn Trail,
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Forest Route #231
Forest Route #231, Woodrock Road, Big Goose Creek,
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Copper Creek Road
Copper Creek Road / Primary Forest Route 26,
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Burgess Junction
Burgess Junction / United States Highway #14, to Big Horn Mountains, Big Horn Canyon, Big Horn National Forest, North Branch Tongue River, Tongue River, Wyoming. Freeze Out Road, offers views of Twin Buttes.
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Forest Route
A Forest Route / Trail to Wyoming Meadow Creek in the Big Horn National Forest, Wyoming
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Pullover/Viewpoint
Pullover / Viewpoint, A roadside Stop area for tourists to have a glimpse of scenic views of Big Horn Mountains and Big Horn National Forest. At times Moose, Cows, and other Big Horn wild life animals are spotted around.
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Road Access
Road Access to Sibley Lake, a lake located in the Big Horn National Forest, Wyoming just off the Big Horn Scenic Byway, on the Big Horn Mountain range, Wyoming
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Forest Route 16
Forest Route 16, Black Mountain Road, which hikes to over 9500 ft of height above sea level.
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Steamboat Point
Steamboat Point, Big Horn National Forest, on Big Horn Mountains, Wyoming.
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77.3
Fallen City
Fallen City, a rock slide from the mountains appearing like a city destroyed by an Avalanche or landslide, located on the eastern slopes of Big Horn Mountains, along Big Horn Scenic Byway, Wyoming
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Amsden Formation
Fault cutting Mississippian Amsden Formation, Wyoming
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East Slope, Big Horn Mt.
East Slope of Big Horn Scenic Byway on Big Horn Mountains, on its route to Granite Pass, and on to Dayton, Wyoming. This is where the Big Horn Scenic Byway ends.