Big Horn National Recreation Center
Big Horn Canyon
Big Horn River
Nestled on the banks of the Yellowstone River, Pompeys Pillar National Monument rises 120 feet into the sky. This sandstone outcropping, covering roughly 2 acres at its base, is not just a geologic wonder but a site of cultural and historic significance. Although perhaps best known for the inscription left behind by William Clark of the Lewis and Clark expedition, this site boasts the markings of thousands of years of human occupation.
Visit the log home and farmstead of Chief Plenty Coups of the Crow tribe whose bravery, leadership and vision helped bridge the gap between two cultures.
The Pictograph, Middle and Ghost caves were home to generations of prehistoric hunters. A loop trail allows visitors to view the rock paintings, known as pictographs, that are still visible in Pictograph Cave.
Traveling from Yellowstone Park to Little Bighorn Battlefield? Take this stunning route to the Lariat Motel. Keep your eyes on the road!!