West of Sheridan near Burgess Junction in the Bighorn National Forest, the northern half of the Bighorn Mountains has 193 miles of well-marked groomed snowmobile trails through open parks along trails and through open bowls. Plus, theres another 22 miles of ungroomed snowmobile trails and thousands of acres of unbroken powder meadows. A local favorite is the Bear Lodge Mountain area near Burgess Junction due to rolling hills and open meadows with deep powder. Also, dont miss the trail up to Bucking Mule Falls.
The Owen Creek Parking Area for snowmobiling in the Northern Bighorns is located 5 miles south of Burgess Junction.
Red Grade to US 14 (A) - 40.5 miles
Willow Creek Trail (B) - 10 miles
Nickle Trail © - 11 miles
Antelope Butte Trail (D) - 4.5 miles
Woodrock Trail (E) - 6 miles
Blue Spruce Trail (F) - 2.5 miles
Bowl Trail (G) - 3 miles
Dayton Gulch to US 14A Loop (H) - 46 miles
Freeze Out Point (J) - 10 miles
Woodchuk Pass Trail (K) - 5 miles
Bucking Mule Falls Trail (L) - 18 miles
Lovell Trail (LL) - 5.5 miles
Half Ounze Trail (M) - 7 miles
Paint Rock Trail (P) - 22.5 miles
Red Grade parking lot to Owen Creek - 40.5 miles.
Burgess Junction to Snowshoe Pass - 23.5 miles.
Deerhaven to West Ten Sleep Lake - 10.5 miles.
Deerhaven to Hettinger - 40 miles.
Note: the State of Wyoming requires residents and non-residents to display an annual Wyoming snowmobile registration decal. The annual fee revenues are used by the Snowmobile Trails Fund for trail grooming and maintenance. Decals may be purchased by calling (877) 996-7275.
Overall, Northern Bighorns is the 4th most popular snowmobile trail of all 16 snowmobiling rides in Wyoming.