Phillips Canyon

Bridger-Teton National Forest, Wyoming

Distance3.2mi
Elevation Gain2,011ft
Trailhead Elevation6,408ft
Top8,016ft
Elevation Min/Max6408/8016ft
Elevation Start/End6408/6408ft

Phillips Canyon

Phillips Canyon is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Teton County, Wyoming. It is within Bridger-Teton National Forest. It is 3.2 miles long and begins at 6,408 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 2,011 feet. This trail connects with the following: Arrow.

Phillips Canyon Professional Reviews and Guides

"Highlights: Five miles of air-gasping uphill to the top of Phillips Canyon; technically tricky and exciting ride through Phillips Canyon. Hazards: Traffic on State Highway 22; rocky segments and rough trail with roots and logs on the route through Phillips Canyon. Tread: Deteriorating pavement; singletrack, and dirt road."

Phillips Canyon Reviews

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6/27/2002
ALthough it is a rough descent, it is all easily ridable and the trail worth the trip. The climb from the old pass road is great after passing the new pass highway, there are a few clusters of aspens that are incredible. At the second trail intersection you can detour left and climb an alpine meadow for 2 miles (incredible wild-flowers but lots of FLIES--bring the DEET) before turning around at the WIlderness boarder and resuming the descent down the Canyon. At the stream there is a downed tree to cross to avoid getting your feet wet...or just point-er straight and enjoy the cooling off!
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Trail Information

Bridger-Teton National Forest
Nearby City
Bridger-Teton National Forest
Parks
Bridger-Teton National Forest
Local Contacts
USGS Teton Pass, Teton Village
Local Maps