Things to See and Do

Things to See and Do 2017-05-10T13:37:27+00:00

Whether you have only a few hours, half a day or several days to explore the area, with the Lazy R Campground as your base camp, you’ll find things to do and places to see that fit your schedule.

You can visit historic sites of the old west, engage in an array of outdoor recreation activities, visit museums and art galleries, browse for gifts, antiques and art in charming one-of-a-kind shops, and enjoy great food, from home cooking to fine cuisine. We’ve chosen a few of our favorites places we feel are most likely to fit into your travel plans.

Within Walking Distance

Information Center

History, area information

Public Library, Rec Area and Caboose

History, Free Internet, Basketball, Tennis

Rotary Pond

Fishing, Walking Path, Picnic Tables

TRE Playground and Little Blue School

The Little Blue School located at Five Mile Flat in Sheridan County was moved to the grounds of the Tongue River Elementary School in Ranchester and outfitted by local residents with early school furnishings such [...]

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Within Ten Minutes

TR Valley Community Center (Dayton)

Weight room, gym, internet (edge of town on right)

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Half Day or More

Historic Sheridan

History, Art, Antiques, Great Food, Theatres, Breweries, Parks and Dozens of Unique, One-Of-A-Kind Shops! The town of Sheridan is a 15-minute drive from the Lazy R – East on I-90. Sheridan’s entire downtown area is [...]

Medicine Wheel

The Medicine Wheel is a mysterious, ancient Native American construction perched high in the Big Horn Mountains at 9,642 feet. Made of stones placed in a circle over 80 feet in diameter with spokes leading [...]

Shell Falls

If a simple afternoon highway drive is to your liking, take US Highway 14 West from the Lazy R Campground, which takes you through the town of Dayton then winds its way up the Big [...]

Sheridan Area

FOR DETAILED INFORMATION ON THE SHERIDAN AREA: Our suggestions barely scratch the surface of the things to see and do in the Sheridan area. Our intent is to provide a few good choices for when [...]

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Scenic Hikes

Tongue River Canyon

Tongue River Canyon is a favorite of the Lazy R team! It’s only a fifteen-minute drive from Lazy R to this majestic canyon. From the picnic/parking area the trail winds its way alongside giant [...]

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Scenic Drives

Any drive up into the Big Horn Mountains is a scenic drive. From the Lazy R Campground & Cabins, take US Highway 14 west and in less than 20 minutes you’ll begin winding your way up the mountain.

Sibley Lake

Sibley is a beautiful, serene lake nestled in the heart of the Big Horn Mountains. It's the perfect place for a day trip to hike, picnic, or fish. Getting there: Take Hwy 14 West from [...]

Steamboat Point

Take a scenic drive up Big Horn Mountains then hike a little over a mile and a half to breathtaking views! Steamboat’s rock face looks somewhat formidable but a fairly easy trail (Class 1 [...]

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