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Shell Falls

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Address: U.S. 14, Bighorn National Forest, Sheridan, WY
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We travelled down from Burgess Junction through the canyon mesmerised. There were lots of turn outs and we pulled into the falls area just as it began to rain. We donned our... read more

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Maryland
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We travelled down from Burgess Junction through the canyon mesmerised. There were lots of turn outs and we pulled into the falls area just as it began to rain. We donned our raincoats and got out of the car and heard the roar as we walked towards the trail. There are some overlooks and steps. We took the time to... More 

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Fredericksburg
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27 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This tourist stop is very limited. What you can see is beautiful; however, the site itself is very small. The are many, many steps to go down and then up. It is NOT handicap accessible. The handrails are extremely hot making it impossible to hold onto them. In addition, there is no picnic area. There is a nice museum of... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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126 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

The Shell Falls are a nice stop along US 14. Restrooms are clean and the falls are only a short walk from the parking area.

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Shell, Wyoming
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Anyone traveling up or down Scenic Byway HWY 14 between Burgess Junction and Shell, Wyoming, or Greybull Wy. must stop at Shell Falls. This is a true surprise! There is a visitors center, which is closed (Federal bs) but go in, past the closed gate and see the falls anyway. They are big, and steep and the water is beautiful.... More 

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Westville, Indiana
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358 reviews
284 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Back in the late 90's before Trip Advisor, we came upon this Forest Service offering. Didn't even know it was there! It's a great place to stop & use the bathroom. Of course they have a gift shop & the falls are beautiful! There's a nice leg stretching walk to see them. Great for a 1/2 hour stop if you're... More 

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Kingwood, TX, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I have been there many times. Great place to see the fall and rock formation. it should be noted that are is closed for winter. Going there from either direction steep and should be driven in low gear. During summer gift shop which ahs reasonably priced gift items. Good picture taking place and you can smell the sage brush and... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

It was very easy to find this and it was worth the time. Absolutely Beautiful. Took lots of great photos

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Sheridan, Wyoming
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This waterfall is not the highest one will ever see, but the drop into the canyon and the 90 degree turns are simply amazing. Driving to it without knowing it is there except for the sign is part of its mystique. Don't miss this Big Horn natural wonder!

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Cypress, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Drove here from Gilette Wyoming just to see Big Horn National Forest and Shell Falls. A lovely day even if the weather didn't cooperate. It was actually very beautiful to see the clouds lower than the surrounding landscape. The visitor center staff were friendly and very helpful when asked questions. Not tons of people in the area either despite a... More 

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Houston, Texas
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18 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

As you drive through Bighorn National Forest, you will definitely want to take 15 to 20 minutes to stop and see beautiful Shell Falls. The falls and the gorge are very picturesque.

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