• 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

9:10 am Enhance Fitness class
Enhance Fitness class
Mar 19 @ 9:10 am – 10:10 am
SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County YMCA will offer Enhance Fitness to the community. The program is an evidence- and community-based senior fitness and arthritis management program. It[...]
all-day Spring training
Spring training
Mar 20 all-day
SHERIDAN — The Center for a Vital Community will offer a series of nonprofit spring training seminars beginning Jan. 16. The cost to participate is[...]
all-day Third Tuesday training sessions @ Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce office
Third Tuesday training sessions @ Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce office
Mar 20 all-day
SHERIDAN — Peak Consulting will offer a series of training sessions on the third Tuesday of each month through June. The sessions will cover a[...]
9:00 am Personal fitness program
Personal fitness program
Mar 20 @ 9:00 am
SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County YMCA will offer free classes to adults in the Sheridan community at the beginning of the year. The Y Personal Fitness[...]

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