Medicine Lodge Trail

Big Horn County, Wyoming

Distance1.1mi
Elevation Gain625ft
Trailhead Elevation5,413ft
Top5,413ft
Elevation Min/Max4788/5413ft
Elevation Start/End5413/5413ft

Medicine Lodge Trail

Medicine Lodge Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Big Horn County, Wyoming. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 5,413 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 625 feet. The Medicine Lodge Lower Campground camp site is near the trailhead.

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Hiking Wyoming's Bighorn Mountains (Falcon Guides)
Ken Keffer
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"Medicine Lodge Archaeology Site is known for hundreds of prehistoric petroglyphs and pictographs visible along a 700foot long sandstone cliff near the parking area. This short loop highlights the human history of the area as well as the natural ecosystems found here. Much research has been done in the Medicine Lodge Archaeological Site region. The most visible artifacts remain in place with hundreds of prehistoric petroglyphs and pictographs visible along a 700-foot long sandstone cliff near the parking area. Digs in the area have unearthed over 10,000 years’ worth of human occupation at this site." Read more

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Trail Information

Big Horn County
Nearby City
Dog-friendly, Kid-friendly
Accessibility
Medicine Lodge State Archaeological Site, 4800 Rd. 52, Hyattville, WY 82428, (307) 469-2234, http://wyoparks.state.wy.us/Site/SiteInfo.aspx?siteID=25; BLM Worland Field Office, 101 South 23rd St., Worland, WY 82401, (307) 347-5100
Local Contacts
USDA Forest Service Bighorn National Forest, BLM Worland, USGS Allen Draw, USGS Hyatt Ranch
Local Maps