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Roadtreking: Fall camping in Wyoming’s Bighorn Mountains

From the bloggers at Roadtreking.

If you’re headed west across the northern plains, crossing mile after mile of prairie, the Bighorn Mountains in northcentral Wyoming start looking pretty good to you.

That’s what we were doing last week, and after driving all the way east to the Roadtrek factory and returning over the top of the Great Lakes, we were impatient to get back to the western mountains to soak up a little fall foliage and uncrowded camping before the weather got too cold.

We crossed the North Dakota oil patch, following the Yellowstone River from its confluence with the Missouri upstream, rejoiced when we crossed the Montana border into the mountain time zone, and continued west to the I-94 – I-90 junction east of Billings.

From there we headed south up the Bighorn River, spending the night at the Apsáalooke casino in Crow Agency, Mont., and the next morning drove through the nearby Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, where George Custer gained the distinction of finding the largest group of Plains tribes ever assembled.

To read the full story by Roadtreking, click here.

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