• U.S. Forest Service cabins offer cozy getaways all year long

    A kaleidoscope meadow shimmers with flowers in the spring, swelling like a wave at the cabin’s doorstep. Behind that wave rolls another covered with golden trees in the fall. In the winter, all is white, [...]

  • Float, paddle, dive

    SHERIDAN — With the Bighorn Mountains beckoning, it is easy to look west for adventure in Sheridan County. The mountains are a plentiful playground, but local paddler Don Crecelius urges people to also look east [...]

  • Justin Sheely | The Sheridan Press C.J. Mickey hikes with her dogs Cody and Kye.

    Tagging along

    C.J. Mickey looks forward to the summers. The Story resident spends most of the warm-weather months exploring the mountains, spending days hitting the trails and finding the perfect camping spot to take in the views.  Mickey [...]

Special Features


Hans Kleiber Studio Museum

Famous printmaker and poet Hans Kleiber was drawn to the West like many artists in the early 1900s. However, unlike many famous artists and writers [...]

Jentel Artist Residency Program

The Jentel Artist Residency Program offers artists and writers a chance to get away from it all and focus on creating. Jentel is located on a 1,000-acre working cattle ranch 20 miles southeast of Sheridan [...]

Ucross Foundation

For more than 30 years, the Ucross Foundation has been a haven for artists whose work reflects creative thought and whose work has the potential for “significant future accomplishments.” Located on working 20,000-acre cattle ranch, [...]

The Great Outdoors

  • Edgar Hernandez grabs a backpack off the wall from the outdoor gear rental space at Sheridan College. The college allows students and faculty to check out outdoor gear, such as sleeping bags, tents, camping and climbing gear. Justin Sheely | The Sheridan Press

A recreation destination — SC provides access to outdoors, gear

Sheridan College is a community college. The emphasis, at least for Julie Davidson, the school’s director of recreation and outdoor education, is on the community [...]

Hiking the Bighorn Mountains

The opportunities in the Bighorn Mountains for enjoyable day hikes are endless – whether the adventurer chooses to follow established trails or blaze their own. The following is a list of some well-loved hiking trails [...]

Fishing opportunities

Some fine fishing opportunities can be found in a variety of lakes, streams and rivers around Sheridan. Fishermen from novice to expert will find everything from walleye, crappie and perch to rainbow, brown, cutthroat and [...]

Event Calendar

9:00 am Turkey trots @ Tongue River Valley Community Center
Turkey trots @ Tongue River Valley Community Center
Nov 23 @ 9:00 am
SHERIDAN — Two turkey trots will take place Thursday in Sheridan County. The 39th annual turkey trot will take place beginning at 9 a.m. in[...]
10:30 am Livestrong @ YMCA
Livestrong @ YMCA
Nov 23 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
SHERIDAN — The next round of Livestrong at the YMCA will begin Tuesday. Livestrong at the YMCA is a national program committed to reaching out[...]
4:00 pm Christmas Stroll @ Downtown
Christmas Stroll @ Downtown
Nov 24 @ 4:00 pm
SHERIDAN — The annual Christmas Stroll will take place Nov. 24 beginning at 4 p.m. in downtown Sheridan. This year’s theme is “Star of Wonder.”[...]
8:15 pm ‘Line of Descent’ @ The WYO
‘Line of Descent’ @ The WYO
Nov 24 @ 8:15 pm
SHERIDAN — The WYO Performing Arts and Education Center will provide a showing of Warren Miller’s “Line of Descent” Friday at 8:15 p.m. The annual tradition is[...]

Sheridan Sights