Best Easy Day Hikes Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness Guide Book

by Bill Schneider (Falcon Guides)
Best Easy Day Hikes Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness  by Bill Schneider

137pp/guides/maps
ISBN: 9781493008155

The Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness contains about 944 lakes, and of these, 328 support fisheries and 616 are barren. Only a few lakes in the entire wilderness (within the Slough Creek drainage) are thought to contain native fish, with surviving original Yellowstone cutthroat stock. All other fisheries within the wilderness were created when fish were introduced to lakes or streams. In some cases introduced fish migrated and established populations in new locations. Lakes are currently managed by drainage due to the nature of the drainages and fish migration within each drainage, although this has not always been the case.

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Trails from the "Best Easy Day Hikes Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness" Guide Book
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... Preview: An easy day hike well suited for families on a designated National Recreation Trail. The West Fork of Rock Creek Road (FR 71) actually boasts four separate trailheads, all in close proximity. Three ve ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness"
Red Lodge , MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: A truly spectacular route through the famous high lake country of the Beartooths. The Island Lake and Beartooth Lake Trailheads are in what is commonly called the Beartooth High Lakes country. It’s ha ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness"
Cooke City, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.9
... Preview: A nice day hike suitable for children and families. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness"
Cooke City, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.8
... Preview: An easy day hike with a remarkable number of lakes to enjoy on such a short hike. The Island Lake Trailhead is the main entry point to what is commonly called the Beartooth High Lakes country. It’s ha ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness"
Cooke City, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: A short uphill trek along a magnificent cascade of white water. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness"
Cooke City, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: An easy day hike along a beautiful stream with good fishing. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness"
Cooke City, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: A fairly easy day trip to a fish-filled mountain lake. Many people who know the Beartooths say the East Rose-bud is the most scenic valley of all. It’s filled with lakes and waterfalls that would be m ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness"
Red Lodge , MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: Three Rivers Park District and MORC boast 13 miles of sublime singletrack at Elm Creek Park Reserve, twisting around the northeast corner of the park through dense hardwood forest and open prairie, wi ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness"
Osseo, MN - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7.5
... Preview: A steep but short day trip to a high-elevation lake within sight of the Beartooth Highway. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness"
Cooke City, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.5
... Preview: A steep but short day trip to a high-elevation lake basin. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness"
Red Lodge , MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: A very easy day trip to a spectacular area that is close to the highway but still a remote wilderness. The undesignated wilderness south of the Beartooth Highway (US 212) is often ignored as hikers fl ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness"
Cooke City, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.5
... Preview: This is a short, mostly off-trail trip into a high-elevation basin filled with lakes. The Rock Creek area is the last stop before driving up the world-famous switchbacks to the top of Beartooth Pass ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness"
Red Lodge , MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: A short, flat trail to a large, forested lake. Anyone who has been to the Clarks Fork Trailhead could mount a strong argument that it’s the most beautiful trailhead in the Beartooths. It rests on the ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness"
Cooke City, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: An easy day hike to a gorgeous forested lake. This trailhead is slightly harder to locate than most others in the Beartooths, but this hasn’t lessened its popularity. The area has much to offer, and i ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness"
Cooke City, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: An easy day trip to a small in-stream lake. The Lake Fork of Rock Creek area is similar to the West Fork, just to the north. Both areas are easily accessible from Red Lodge and receive lots of use. Th ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness"
Red Lodge , MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: An easy day hike to two forested lakes. Anyone who has been to the Clarks Fork Trailhead could mount a strong argument that it’s the most beautiful trailhead in the Beartooths. It rests on the south s ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness"
Cooke City, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: A moderate day trip to the deepest lake in the Beartooths. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness"
Gardiner, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: This is a beautiful and accessible lake with an incredible number of alpine lakes within easy walking distance. As at Island Lake, the Beartooth Lake Trailhead sits on the edge of a large mountain la ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness"
Cooke City, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: An easy day trip or super-easy overnighter on a well-traveled trail. This trailhead is officially named “Island Lake Trailhead,” but perhaps a more appropriate name would be “Top of the World Trailhea ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness"
Cooke City, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: This is a delightful, short hike to the magnificent Passage Falls on Passage Creek, a fairly large stream. The falls is most spectacular in the spring but worth the trip any time. The trail is doubl ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness"
Cooke City, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 4