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Medicine Wheel National Historic Landmark

Hwy 14A, Lovell, WY
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Interesting Cultural Experience

Overall a very fascinating place to go see a different culture. During the summer it is still... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Top of the World in Wyoming

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

Reviewed 13 February 2017
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13 Mar 2017
“Interesting Cultural Experience”
12 Feb 2017
“Top of the World in Wyoming”
Hwy 14A, Lovell, WY
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Overall a very fascinating place to go see a different culture. During the summer it is still somewhat cold and we even saw a bit of snow, and its a bit of a hike, but still go. Everything seemed very authentic and very solemn and...More

Thank Coltcritic
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

1  Thank rwasr1953
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 25 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
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Kelli H
How far is it from Cody and when is it open to visit?
11 November 2016|
Response from Ron S | Reviewed this property |
Cody Wyoming to Medicine Wheel 2 h 21 min (86.3 mi) via US-14 ALT E 2 h 55 min (128.8 mi) via US-14 E/US-16 E/US-20 E ---------------------------------------------------------------------- The Medicine Wheel, located near... More