The Underappreciated Forest In Wyoming That’s Home To Dozens Of Heavenly Lakes

Wyoming is truly a wonder of the world, and all you need to do to see for yourself is to spend some time in Bighorn National Forest. With dozens of lakes and peaks, plus miles of trails, this is truly heaven on earth.

There are dozens of lakes worth exploring in the forest! Lake Solitude, Her Lake, Seven Brothers, Lily Lake, Sherd Lake and Lake Angeline are all waiting for you, along with many, many more. While Bighorn National Forest isn’t Grizzly country, it’s likely you’ll see a few black bears as you explore. Carry bear spray and safety equipment, and don’t head into the backcountry by yourself.

For more information on backcountry permits, campground locations, and hiking in the forest, visit the Forest Service’s BNF website here. For trail maps, check out AllTrails! And for more of the most remote hikes in the Cowboy State, read about 9 Places In Wyoming Where You Can Embark On An Off-The-Grid Adventure.