Bighorn National Forest, Sheridan, Wyoming, USA

Over 1.1 million acres in size and extends from the Montana border for a distance of 80 miles along the spine of the Big Horn Mountains, an outlying mountain range separated from the rest of the Rocky Mountains by Bighorn Basin.

Elevations range from 5,000 feet along the sagebrush and grass-covered lowlands at the foot of the mountains, to 13,189 feet on top of Cloud Peak, the highest point in the Big Horn Mountains.

Around 99% of the land is above 1,500 metres .The forest is named after the Bighorn River, which is partially fed by streams found in the forest. Streams in the range are fed primarily by snowmelt and snowmelt mixed with driving rainfall.

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