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The Bighorn Basin is located about 100 miles east of Yellowstone National Park in northern Wyoming. Cities within the basin include Greybull and Manderson. The Bighorn River is located within the basin as well. The many features of the basin include badlands, sagebrush, and canyons. Oilfields are abundant in the area. On the western slopes of the Big Horn Mountains there are numerous caves and canyons, as well as Medicine Lodge State Archaeological Site, an interesting archeological site. Alkali Creek, Trapper Canyon, and Paint Rock Creek and Canyons are also located within the basin. Badland areas include The Honeycomb Badlands, Sheep Mountain, Red Butte, and The McCullough Peaks.