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Hiking & Walking: Wyoming > Bridger-Teton National Forest > Jackson Ranger District

Quick Facts

Trail Creek

Beginning Elevation: 7,600 Feet (2369.1 Meters)
Difficulty: Moderate
Elevation Gain: 560 Feet (174.6 Meters)
Ending Elevation: 8,160 Feet (2543.6 Meters)
Length: 4 Miles (6.67 Kilometers)
Usage: Moderate
USGS Maps: Burnt Mountain




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General Description

TRAIL BEGINS: At Fish Creek, roughly 1 mile below the forks.

TRAIL ENDS: Bacon Creek Trail.

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 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 Fish Creek drainage. Turn right and follow jeep road one mile to trail leading across Fish Creek to Trail Creek.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Accessible: June through October .



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Hiking & Walking Trail Creek
Yes
ICON Horseback Riding
Yes
ICON Mountain Biking
Yes



Related Activities
Bacon Creek Trail - This trail begins at the mouth of Bacon Creek and ends at this description ends at the district boundary. The trail continues on to Buffalo Meadows area.



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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