Location/Directions

Location

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Latitude 44-33’03” N  Longitude 107-12’37” W
Geocode 44.552236, -107.210624
Located in the heart of the Bighorn Mountains, on the southeast edge of Park Reservoir

Directions from Sheridan, WY

Straight shot via Big Horn and Red Grade
For the impatient adventurer

28 Miles – Approx 1 hour – high clearance vehicle recommended. Not for inexperienced mountain drivers.

South on US 87 / Coffeen Ave 3.3 miles
South on WY 335 (stay right @ the Y) 10.6 miles
WY 335 becomes CR 26 / Red Grade Rd 9.7 miles
South / Left on NF 298 2.7 miles
NF 298 becomes NF 293 1.4 miles
Slight Left into Spear-O  
Scenic route through Ranchester and Dayton

Easier, longer drive than Red Grade. Plenty to see on the way. Relax and enjoy the mountains.

72 Miles – approx 3 hours, longer with a climb up Steamboat Point about 12 miles past Dayton. Exhilarating!

I-90 W toward US-14 W/Billings  
Take exit 9 for US-14 W towards Ranchester and Dayton 14.4 miles
Turn left onto US-14 W  
Stay on US-14 W through Dayton to Forest Service Rd 16/Black Mountain Rd on the left 21 miles
Take Black Mountain Rd to Forest Service Rd 26/Woodrock Rd 10 miles
Turn left onto Forest Rd 26/Woodrock Rd. Woodrock Rd turns into Red Grade Rd. 21 miles
Turn right onto Forest Rd 293 3.7 miles
Slight Left into Spear-O  

Directions from Shell, WY (U.S. Highway 14)

55 Miles – Approx 2.5 hours

Head north on US-14 E toward 3rd St 25.3 miles
Turn right onto FS26 towards Tie Plume and Dead Swede campgrounds 24 miles
Turn right onto Forest Rd 293 3.7 miles
Slight Left into Spear-O  

Directions from Lovell, WY (US-14 Alt)

85 Miles – Approx 3 hours

Go east on US-14 ALT 52 miles
Turn right onto US-14 W  
Take US-14 W to Forest Service Road 26 5 miles
Turn left onto FS26 towards Tie Plume and Dead Swede campgrounds 24 miles
Turn right onto Forest Rd 293 3.7 miles
Slight Left into Spear-O