Moose Creek

Caribou-Targhee National Forest, Wyoming

Distance5.0mi
Elevation Gain1,715ft
Trailhead Elevation6,672ft
Top7,691ft
Elevation Min/Max6668/7691ft
Elevation Start/End6672/6672ft

Moose Creek

Moose Creek is a hiking trail in Alta, Wyoming. It is within Jedediah Smith Wilderness Area and Caribou-Targhee National Forest. It is 5.0 miles long and begins at 6,672 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 10.0 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,715 feet. Near the trailhead there are parkings.

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"The Jedediah Smith Wilderness encompasses the western slope of the Grand Teton Range, adjacent to Grand Teton National Park. Moose Creek forms on the upper west slope of Rendezvous Mountain within the rugged wilderness. The creek flows ten miles, from Moose Lake through Moose Creek Canyon, where it empties into Trail Creek." Read more

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7/23/2008
This is a great hike for seeing wildlife, especially moose. I recommend continuing past Moose Meadows to Moose Creek Falls and Moose Lake as described. You can even make a long loop by climbing a natural ramp on the south side of Moose Lake, following the shelf north to the Game Creek Trail, following that east to the Teton Crest Trail, and following that south to where a cutoff trail will drop you back down to Moose Creek below the lake.
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Trail Information

Caribou-Targhee National Forest
Nearby City
Caribou-Targhee National Forest
Parks
Grand Teton National Park
Local Contacts
USGS: Victor and Rendezvous Peak
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Dec 2018