Wyoming’s Emerald City
Sheridan is a modestly sized community with a vibrant craft culture scene, shopping, local cafes, and a frequent events revolved around snowmobiling. Sledding is the dominant winter sport in the area. The community and local businesses welcome around 10,000 sledders each year with open arms. Sheridan is conveniently located at the base of the Bighorn Mountains (15 miles) with plenty of nightlife for after a days ride. Sheridan’s proximity to the Bighorns and it’s small town hospitality make it the perfect place to plan your next snowmobile trip. If you’d like to learn more about the city of Sheridan, visit sheridanwyoming.org.
The Bighorns have been consistently ranked in SnoWest Magazines top 15 places to ride.
Elevation: 3,743 ft
City Population: 17,828
County Population: 30,210
Scenic Byways: 3
Mountain Lodges: 3
Dealerships: Arctic Cat, Polaris, Ski-Doo, Yamaha.
Avg. Number of Bluebird Days: 208
Average Price of Lodging: $99/night
Things To Do Outside of Snowmobiling
With award winning breweries, iconic western bars, excellent dining, and a plethora of events going on throughout the year, Sheridan is a hub for activities. When you’re finished riding the Bighorns, or you’re taking a day off of riding to experience Sheridan, here is our list of things to do to make your trip truly unforgettable
Brewery Slam- Visit Sheridan’s Award Winning Breweries.
Black Tooth Brewing Company’s brews have been recognized nationally, have won awards across the Rocky Mountain West, and has attracted visitors from around the world. From their award winning Bomber Mountain Amber Ale to their Hot Streak I.P.A, Black Tooth knows how to make a great tasting beer. Just down the road, Luminous Brewhouse is always packing the house with live music and their flagship brews like the Black Mountain Coffee Ale to their hop flavored Uphill Red Ale. Smith Alley, is located in historic downtown Sheridan and is the newest member of the brewery family. Smith Alley is Sheridan’s only brewpub, offering burgers, appetizers, and kid friendly meals.
Grab a Bite to Eat
Sheridan’s craft culture doesn’t stop with our breweries. Restaurants like birch, Frackeltons, and Wyoming’s Rib & Chop House bring out Sheridan’s best flavors with locally sourced ingredients and experienced chefs. Birch, lead by renowned chef Travis Sorenson, offer delicious contemporary American cuisines. Frackelton’s is a mixture of American and Italian cuisines right in historic downtown. Wyoming’s Rib & Chop House cooks up hearty meals with ribs, steaks, burgers, and pastas.
Participate in the winter rodeo
Or watch………either way, February 21st-23rd in Historic Downtown Sheridan is a bustling with cowboys, skibums, and sledders alike. This isn’t your typical rodeo. The highlight of the event is skijoring. Cowboy, horse, skier, snow, jumps, and speed come together to create one of America’s most underrated spectacles of its entire existence. The cowboy pulls a skier with a rope on an obstacle course while collecting rings and traveling at speeds up to 35mph. You can find out more at sheridanwyoming.org/sheridan-wyo-winter-rodeo/