• Forest service reminds visitors to prepare for winter recreation

    SHERIDAN — Even as snow and colder temperatures fill the weather forecasts, folks venture to the Bighorn National Forest to make the most of the wintery conditions. “Whether your interest is snowmobiling, skiing, snow shoeing [...]

  • 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 [...]

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 Placemaking training @ Sheridan Memorial Hospital downtown office
Placemaking training @ Sheridan Memorial Hospital downtown office
Apr 20 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Association of Municipalities and the Wyoming Business Council will offer a mini-course on placemaking Friday from 9 am. to 1 p.m.[...]
9:00 am Birding at The Brinton @ The Brinton
Birding at The Brinton @ The Brinton
Apr 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
BIG HORN — The next round of Birding at The Brinton will take place Saturday from 9-11 a.m. Dr. Jackie Canterbury of the Bighorn Audubon[...]
10:00 am Science Saturday @ Sheridan College
Science Saturday @ Sheridan College
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
SHERIDAN — This weekend’s Science Saturday activities will focus on building and flying kites. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to noon at[...]
10:00 am Tidbit Saturday @ Sheridan County Museum
Tidbit Saturday @ Sheridan County Museum
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
SHERIDAN — The next round of Tidbit Saturday hosted by the Sheridan County Museum will focus on gardening. The event is set for Saturday from[...]

Sheridan Sights