Boulder Canyon Trail

Bridger-Teton National Forest, Wyoming

Distance8.5mi
Elevation Gain3,463ft
Trailhead Elevation7,299ft
Top9,722ft
Elevation Min/Max7295/9722ft
Elevation Start/End7299/7299ft

Boulder Canyon Trail

Boulder Canyon Trail is a hiking trail in Sublette County, Wyoming. It is within Bridger-Teton National Forest and Bridger Wilderness Area. It is 8.5 miles long and begins at 7,299 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 17.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 3,463 feet. This trail connects with the following: Ethel Lake Trail and Highline Trail.

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Hiking Wyoming’s Wind River Range - 3rd Edition (Falcon Guides)
Ben Adkison
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"The Boulder Canyon Trail is the most direct route into the backcountry if destinations such as Fire Hole Lakes, North Fork Lake, Halls Creek, or Europe Canyon are your goals. The trail gains only 500 feet in the first 4.5 miles up Boulder Canyon, but it rises an additional 2,000 feet for the remaining distance to Lake Vera, making it one of the more rigorous trails in the Bridger Wilderness. The final 5 miles of trail passes through forests consumed in the 1988 Fayette Fire. Campsites are scarce here, and fallen snags are likely to occasionally block the trail." Read more

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Trail Information

Bridger-Teton National Forest
Nearby City
Bridger-Teton National Forest
Parks
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
Difficult
Skill Level
Camping
Additional Use
Views, Wildflowers, Waterfalls
Features
Pinedale Ranger District, (307) 367-4326
Local Contacts
USGS: Scab Creek, Horseshoe Lake, Halls Mountain
Local Maps

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Dec 2018