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Near Ten Sleep in Washakie County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Bighorn National Forest

 
 
Bighorn National Forest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 4, 2016
1. Bighorn National Forest Marker
Inscription. You are standing at the bottom of Ten Sleep Canyon near the western edge of the Big Horn Mountains. These steep rocky cliffs were the native territory of the Bighorn sheep. Disease and the activities of humans and livestock have led to their eventual disappearance. They have been reintroduced to this Forest through the cooperation efforts of the U.S. Forest Service and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.
 
Erected by Bighorn National Forest.
 
Location. 44° 5.142′ N, 107° 18.64′ W. Marker is near Ten Sleep, Wyoming, in Washakie County. Marker is on U.S. 16 at milepost 36, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ten Sleep WY 82442, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Leigh Creek Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); Tensleep Canyon (approx. mile away); Ten Sleep Memorial (approx. 7.6 miles away); Company 841 (approx. 7.6 miles away); Site of South Wagon (approx. 9.8 miles away); Spring Creek Raid (approx. 9.8 miles away).
 
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Bighorn National Forest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 4, 2016
2. Bighorn National Forest Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 155 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page was last revised on September 17, 2016.
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