Although all of these are factors, the canyon most likely got its name from the Bighorn Sheep. This is a family of bighorns that were on top of one of the peaks during our visit.
18 September, 2012
We took a trip to Lovell, Wyoming and visited the Bighorn Canyon. We entered via the southern end of the canyon, as there are several different ways to get there. You may wonder how did it get its name or what makes this place so popular. Most likely, the biggest attraction is fishing on the Bighorn River which attracts alot of fishermen. If you are a horse lover, it is the home of a herd of wild horses.
Of course, we came to see the wild horses, and soon after we entered the canyon, this small herd of horses entered the highway we were on. They got close to the car and we took lots of pictures of them. However, if you are thinking of wild horses, this tells the story best.