Bighorn Canyon Dog Policy
Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area is Dog Friendly
Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area is a large and wild area that offers many opportunities to experience the outdoors. The area encompasses many outdoor areas and bodies of water, and offers boating, fishing, hiking, hunting, and more.
Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area is dog friendly. Dogs are allowed in most areas while on a leash, including trails, campgrounds, and on the water. The only exceptions are that dogs are not allowed at the swimming beach, and they're not allowed inside buildings.
Dogs are allowed on the many trails while on a leash no longer than 6'. You can read more about the trails on the National Park Service site.
Warning: Hunting is allowed at this location. Please be aware of and familiarize yourself with hunting seasons, and exercise appropriate caution with your dog. During hunting season(s), you may also want to consider having your dog wear a blaze orange vest.
For more information on hunting seasons and policies, please see: https://www.nps.gov/bica/planyourvisit/hunting.htm