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This ceremonial site is where all area Native American chiefs met to decide the fate of their... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Brooklet, Georgia
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To see the history is one of the best trainers

You have heard about Medicine Wheel but if you had not been there it is not the same. If you are... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2016
Ron S
Sheridan, Wyoming
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This ceremonial site is where all area Native American chiefs met to decide the fate of their people and their intertribal relationships. It is all the way up at the top of Medicine Wheel Pass, which I believe to be the highest mountain highway passage...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

You have heard about Medicine Wheel but if you had not been there it is not the same. If you are near the area you need to stop even if for only a few minutes to say that you too have seen one of history's...More

2  Thank Ron S
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We passed through the Bighorn Mountains on US 14 and 14A on our way to Yellowstone National Park. Medicine Wheel is an interesting stop if you are interested in Native American sites, scenic beauty, hiking, wildlife watching or mountain air. We were there in early...More

2  Thank FamilyTraveler5811
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful ride to an amazing destination. The views are superb and the history makes this adventure that more interesting-

Thank Teresa B
Reviewed 24 July 2016

The walk out to the site was a little challenging but worth the effort. The views and the site itself was awesome. We always enjoy visiting Native American sites and this one was certainly impressive.

Thank Pamela354
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Medicine Wheel is a native American archaeological site high in the Northern Big Horn Mountains. It is 60' (diameter) rock circle with 28 spokes connecting to a central hub. Extra piles of rock around the circle form sighting points for important celestial events. For example...More

Thank Ken E
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

This takes a little work to get to north of alternate Highway 14 and may require driving a 10% grade climbing up if traveling from west to east or the reverse if from east to west. However, this is a prime example of one of...More

2  Thank jesse o
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Drive up 14A from Lovell or come from Greybull or Sheridan - it's on the north side of the hiway once you get on top. Last time we were there it's a hike to get over to the wheel. Remember this was made a long...More

4  Thank David F
Reviewed 7 December 2015

Crossing Rocky Mountains from West to East. In the city of Lovell you take a left turn along highway US 14A (closed in winter months) for Rocky Mountains/Bighorn Medicine Wheel/Buffalo. After about 30 kilometer through an arid and flat landscape, the road begins to elevate...More

5  Thank Guegues
Reviewed 9 November 2015

Of the three scenic highways that wind their way through the Bighorn Mountains, the US-14A from Burgess Junction is the most spectacular. The road edges its way up Medicine Mountain where upon its windswept western peak stands the mysterious Medicine Wheel accessible by foot from...More

1  Thank charles s
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9 September 2017|
Response from kadct | Reviewed this property |
There were leashed dogs walking when we were there but owners were asked to leave keep them off of the path that goes directly around the medicine wheel.
3 May 2017|
Response from Jim B |
Exactly, I'm not sure but about end of May till mid October. Forget winter as the circle will be under many feet of snow. Read a little about Plains Medicine Wheels before your go. This is a holy place. You can call the... More