Harriman State Park rests in a portion of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and is home to an abundance of elk, moose, sandhill cranes, trumpeter swans, and the occasional black or grizzly bear. Owned by Union Pacific Railroad investors from 1902 to 1977, the park acreage served as a cattle ranch and private retreat for the Harriman and Guggenheim families. Today, Harriman State Park provides visitors a perfect setting to enjoy the unique history and natural beauty of the area.
Things To Know
- The park is located within a geological feature called a caldera, the Henry's Fork Caldera.
- Known as one of the best fly-fishing streams in the nation, the Henrys Fork meanders for eight miles through the park.
- In the winter, Harriman is a premier Nordic ski area with over 24-miles of groomed trails for skate and classic skiing, snowshoeing and fat bike riding.
- One and two-hour and half-day trail rides are available from June 1 through October 31.
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