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Quick Facts

Red Creek Trail

Beginning Elevation: 7,960 Feet (2481.3 Meters)
Difficulty: Moderate
Elevation Gain: 600 Feet (187.0 Meters)
Ending Elevation: 8,560 Feet (2668.3 Meters)
Length: 5 Miles (8.33 Kilometers)
Trail Number: 3105
Usage: Light
USGS Maps: Burnt Mountain; Tripod Peak

Satellite and Topo Map

General Description

TRAIL BEGINS: At the North Fork of Fish Creek Road at the mouth of Red Creek

TRAIL ENDS: Cottonwood Creek

ATTRACTIONS: This trail is a connection between Cottonwood Creek and Fish Creek drainages. It begins and it ends at Cottonwood Creek.

Caution: portions of the access road are very rough and subject to washouts and flooding during rainstorms. It may not be passable to motor vehicles. It becomes treacherous when wet so get out if it looks like rain is coming.

Directions from Jackson: Follow Hwy. 191 north and make a right on Gros Ventre Road. Follow Gros Ventre Road east. Go past the bridge over the river at Upper Slide Lake to Gunsight Pass junction. Bear right and follow main road into Cottonwood Creek drainage. Bear left at Cottonwood Creek/Fish Creek junction and follow jeep road along Cottonwood Creek roughly 2 miles to fork leading up over ridge to the east. Continue on this road over ridge and down into the North Fork of Fish Creek. Deer Creek is the first drainage encountered after the road reaches the bottom of N. Fork of Fish Creek.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Accessible: June through October .

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Hiking & Walking Red Creek (north) Trail
ICON Horseback Riding

Related Activities
North Fork of Fish Creek Trail - This trail is a connection between Fish Creek and Moccasin Basin. It begins at the end of Fish Creek road at the mouth of North and South Forks and ends at Moccasin Basin.

More Information

Visitor Information:

Jackson Ranger District, 140 E. Broadway, P.O. Box 1689 , Jackson, WY, 83001, Phone: 307-739-5400


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