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Awesome Views and Experience

I was not too sure how I would make the 1.5 mile in and out but slowly but surely we did. It is... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2015
San Diego, California
A Great Way to Learn About Native Americans

This is living history. The views are spectacular and the visiting the grounds are a solemn... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2015
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Reviewed 15 August 2015

After reading about Medicine Wheel in the guidebook, we knew we had to stop here in order to experience everything that it entails. We felt humbled at Devil's Tower and knew we had to feel that again. Unfortunately, we were not very prepared for the...More

2  Thank supercin721
Reviewed 9 August 2015

I was not too sure how I would make the 1.5 mile in and out but slowly but surely we did. It is probably only a couple hundred feet gain net but you do go up and down a few times. Bring your jacket, even...More

2  Thank Stargateman
Reviewed 31 July 2015

This is living history. The views are spectacular and the visiting the grounds are a solemn experienced not to be missed. The entire canyon area is a "hidden treasure" overshadowed by Yellowstone.

Thank DaytonOhio
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Don't let the length of the hike nor the steepness of the access road prevent you from making this trek. Even with snow drifted over the trail, the hike was quite doable. Wear hiking boots, take water, and take your time. The scenery along the...More

2  Thank NomadNancy51
Reviewed 22 July 2015

This site was visited in August. Some people complained about snow but we didn't encounter any. The wheel is at an elevation of 10,000 feet. To get there you travel on Rte 14 Alt, on 10% grades. The road to the wheel has no business...More

2  Thank Lala C
Reviewed 21 July 2015

A 1.5 mile hike to see the Medicine Wheel, beautiful views along the hike, might want to make sure you have a jacket even in the summer time.

Thank snowbound3300
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Nice beautiful nature walk up to the medicine wheel... great photo op at the wheel. Very interesting watching Native-Americans walk the wheel and witness the ritual by several participants

Thank dodielarsen
Reviewed 18 July 2015

I heard of this archeological / sacred to native peoples landmark high ( over 9600 feet elevation )in the Big Horn Mountains of Wyoming. We were in the mountains and wanted to find it and I'm so glad we did. It's a worthwhile hike from...More

1  Thank bradym79
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

If you know what this place is and how sacred it is go. It takes some understanding of what it is or you won't care. The history behind this is fascinating. Once you get to the top it's breath taking. And to witness the rituals...More

1  Thank Trena1062
Reviewed 4 July 2015

As a breed and my innate psyche being Native American, I resent it when I see people smirking, criticizing and making fun of what I consider my culture. People like this should stay away; it is sacred ground and it should be respected in all...More

6  Thank Barb F
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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