Shell Valley in Winter
Chimney Rock, Shell Wyoming

Shell Valley in winter is a magical place. The contrast of the crisp white snow against the red rock formations paint a striking contrast. Of coarse, the Big Horn Mountains make a stunning backdrop no matter what time of year. Have a look!

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ATV Riding in the Big Horn Mountains

ATV’s (All Terrain Vehicles) are a great way to explore the Big Horn Mountains. Boasting nearly 1200 miles of trails, you could ride for weeks without repeating scenery! In the Big Horn mountains, there are 962 road miles, 188 ATV trail miles and 33 single track miles as part of the Wyoming Trails system. Shell […]

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Chimney Rock – Birds Eye View
Chimney Rock - Shell, Wyoming

Just before the snow arrived in December, we snuck out for an afternoon to get some aerial footage of Chimney Rock. A natural landmark for Shell valley, we were excited for the chance to see it from above. The red Chimney Rock looks stunning against a backdrop of the Big Horn Mountains. Located only a […]

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The Secret of Shell Valley

As the summer comes to an end, we reflect on our first summer camping season at Shell Campground.  We are so thankful to each and every guest who chose to stay at our campground.  We feel so fortunate to be here, doing what we love and making new friends along the way. One year ago, […]

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Snowmobiling in the Big Horns.

Snowmobiling in the Big Horns is world class. Bighorn National Forest frequently makes the list of top 10 snowmobile destinations: The trail system in the Big Horn Mountains is divided into north and south sections that connect for great multi-day trips. Enjoy 342 miles of groomed trails and 49 miles of ungroomed trails. Shell Campground […]

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Things to Do

We are often asked what kinds of things there are to do around Shell, and in an effort to provide a bit more information to our guests, I’ve compiled some information along with links (when available). Hopefully this will help you plan your trip! I’m sure there is much more than what I list here, […]

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Labor of Love

  When we say we are pouring our hearts into our campground, this is what we mean… spending all of our spare time to finish up the bathroom in the bunkhouse.   We found this old rough cut lumber at Kevin’s dad’s house on our last visit and the first thing we thought is, “that […]

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Hunting the Big Horn area
Big Horn Mountains in the fall

Cabins and RV sites for your Wyoming hunting expedition. Hunting is a major part of Wyoming and Shell Campground is located near world-class opportunities. Located on US Highway 14, a common boundary for many of the areas, Shell is a convenient location for hunting activities. To learn more about the hunting boundaries in the area […]

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Total Solar Eclipse

Wyoming accommodations to watch the solar eclipse We are getting ready for our summer season here at the campground, including the total solar eclipse on August 21st. This will be the first total eclipse of the sun visible by the contiguous US since 1979, so we think its a pretty big deal! Wyoming is one […]

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Top 5 Favorite Activities in Shell, WY

We knew when we moved to the mountains that we would be surrounded by beautiful scenery and wildlife, but we’ve discovered so much more in the short time we’ve been here.  Our top five favorites in Shell, WY so far are as follows…   5. Wildlife viewing. We have so much wildlife in and around […]

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