Seeking Experienced Shaman
Lying in an idyllic valley in the shadow of the Big Horn Mountains, this land most recently was a working cattle ranch. The land was obtained by the Wyoming State Parks in 1973. Subsequent archaeological surveys have uncovered evidence indicating this land has been occupied for 10,000 years.
• Upon Large sandstone cliffs there are various drawings in the form of petroglyphs, pictograms, and incised drawings. Many of these drawings are on top of others begging the question which came first. We will leave that for the experts to determine.
• There is no charge for day use. A nominal fee for camping.
• There are two dedicated trails in the park and there are tens of thousands of adjoining acreage for the more adventurous. The two dedicated trails take in this beautiful valley along the beautiful clear water of Medicine Lodge Creek. You also take in the historic cabins as well as the old cattle ranch buildings which now house a visitor's center with artifacts.
• The highlight of the area is the sandstone cliffs which with the aid of a pamphlet and placards they attempt to make sense of the hundreds of drawings.
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WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.