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Middle Fork Powder River Professional Review and Guide
"Located 17 miles west and 6 miles south of Kaycee, on the very southern fringe of the Bighorn Mountains. Extremely rugged landscape that offers myriad exploration opportunities."
--Bill Hunger, Hiking Wyoming (Falcon Guides).
This is a unique hiking experience that is better described as an "area" than a "trail". A BLM road parallels this fork of the Powder River and the Middle Fork trails are simply several trails that lead from the road to the river. One such trail leads to the "Outlaw caves" (used by Butch Cassidy and his gang) should you choose to do a river crossing. The region in general is full of game and cattle trails and it is overall a pleasant area to wander around and enjoy the scenic Wyoming panoramas. There are interesting sandstone formations here as well as praire and canyon views. If you happen to be in this remote area it is certainly worth exploring!
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