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Medicine Tail Coulee Camp

10 sites · Tents6 acres · Crow Agency, MT
80 acres Along the Little Big Horn River on Medicine Tail Coulee on the Battle of the Little Big Horn site on the Crow Reservation. Go swimming in the Little Big Horn River, trail rides available at the campsite, visit the Little Big Horn Battlefield Museum, 50 miles from the Yellowtail Lake and fishing on Big Horn River. Summer events: Battle of Little Big Horn Re-enactment on the 3rd weekend in June, and Cow Fair on the 3rd weekend in August.
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Nature Resort on the Bighorn River

33 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents17 acres · Fort Smith, MT
Cottonwood Camp is nestled under towering cottonwood trees on 17 historical acres, overlooking 3 Mile Access on the legendary Bighorn River. These hallowed grounds are surrounded by 300 wildlife filled acres of Bighorn Canyon National Rec' Area land. Excellent boating, water sports, and additional fishing opportunities are a short 15 minute drive away at Bighorn Canyon Lake. Our 14 cabins all have a personality of their own with occupancy capacity ranging from 2 all the way up to 18! All feature a fully equipped kitchen + outdoor social space w/ bbq grill. In addition we have FHU & W/E RV sites and plenty of pitch tent sites that have use of our two bathhouses. Guests are greeted in our full service fly shop that can get you hooked up on a guided trip, shuttle, or drift boat rental. Whether you want an action packed day on the Bighorn, a relaxing day on the Lake or just wanna escape your day to day to hear the sights & sounds of Big Sky Country, you can't go wrong with Cottonwood Camp!
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Little Bit Acres

1 site · Lodging40 acres · Parkman, WY
Nestled in decade-old cottonwoods you will find a cozy cabin. Come and enjoy a simpler life. Breathe the mountain fresh air in the mornings and gaze at the stars at night. The Bighorn Mountains are only minutes away where you can enjoy hiking, fishing, and wildlife watching. On occasion, you may spot deer, turkeys or other wildlife on the property.
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Ever heard of Custer's last stand? This is where it happened—welcome to Little Bighorn Battlefield.

In 1876, Custer and his army lost their lives to Lakota and Cheyenne warriors. Now, you can explore the plains and imagine the battle unfolding. The easiest option? Download the park's audio tour and listen to it on the 4.5-mile drive around the park. The soldiers' and warriors' firsthand accounts make the fight come alive. Along the way, stop to see the Last Stand Hill and the site of the Native American village.

After your drive, head to the visitor center. Check out artifacts from the fighters, and listen to a ranger give a Battle Talk. If the weather isn't cooperating, stick around for the historical video. If you're bringing little ones, check out the Junior Rangers program. Feel like hiking? The Deep Ravine trail is a beautiful walk through the prairie. The park is open year round; be sure to bundle up during the winter.

Little Bighorn is especially beautiful at night—the Montana stars are spectacular. Check them out from your campsite at the many local campgrounds. Nearby, you can fish the Bighorn River or hike the Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area.

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