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

Quick Facts

South Fork of Fish Creek

Beginning Elevation: 7,760 Feet (2419.0 Meters)
Difficulty: Easy
Elevation Gain: 200 Feet (62.3 Meters)
Ending Elevation: 7,960 Feet (2481.3 Meters)
Length: 8 Miles (13.33 Kilometers)
Trail Number: 3077
Usage: Moderate
USGS Maps: Burnt Mountain; Sheridan Pass




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General Description

TRAIL BEGINS: At the end of the jeep trail in South Fork of Fish Creek

TRAIL ENDS: At the junction with Devil's Basin 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. Cross creek above forks and follow South Fork of Fish Creek to end of road and start of trail.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Accessible: June through October .



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Backpacking
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking South Fork of Fish Creek Trail
Yes
ICON Horseback Riding
Yes
ICON Mountain Biking
Yes



Related Activities
Devil's Basin Creek Trail - This trail begins at the mouth of Devil's Basin Creek and ends at the district boundary near the Continental Divide.

Hackamore Creek Trail - This trail begins at the mouth of Hackamore Creek and ends at Purdy Basin Trail.

Little Devil's Basin Creek Trail - This trail begins at the mouth of Little Devil's Basin Creek and ends at the district boundary near Washakie Park.

Purdy Basin Trail - This trail begins at the south Fork of Fish Creek and ends at Squaw Creek (Sheridan Trail).



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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