Ishawooa Creek and Deer Creek Pass Loop

Cody, Wyoming 82414

Ishawooa Creek and Deer Creek Pass Loop

Ishawooa Creek & Deer Creek Pass Loop Professional Review and Guide

"Starting off the South Fork Shoshone River Road (Wyoming Highway 291) southwest of Cody, the trail goes west up the deep, rugged mountain valley of boisterous Ishawooa Creek, past two fine waterfalls, to Ishawooa Pass at 17 miles. Descend southwest along Pass Creek to a junction at Thorofare Creek, then turn east and ascend along Butte Creek to Deer Creek Pass next to the impressive ramparts of Kingfisher Mountain. Continue east another 10 miles beside Deer Creek back to the road. The loop is long and rugged, but well worth it for hardy backpackers. Be prepared to encounter grizzly bears almost anywhere along this trail."

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Trail Information

Cody
Nearby City
46
Distance
7,200 feet
Elevation Gain
Shuttle
Trail Type
Moderate to Difficult
Skill Level
4–7 days
Duration
July to October
Season
Wapiti Ranger District, Shoshone National Forest
Local Contacts
USGS Clouds Home Peak, Ptarmigan Mountain, Thorofare Buttes, Valley, and Yellow Mountain
Local Maps

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Oct 2018