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Quick Facts

Dell Creek Trail

Beginning Elevation: 7,120 Feet (2219.5 Meters)
Difficulty: Easy
Elevation Gain: 840 Feet (261.8 Meters)
Ending Elevation: 7,960 Feet (2481.3 Meters)
Length: 4.6 Miles (7.67 Kilometers)
Trail Number: 124
Usage: Light
USGS Maps: Doubletop Peak

Satellite and Topo Map

General Description

TRAIL BEGINS: About 1/2 mile north of the West Dell Creek trailhead #128.

TRAIL ENDS: About 1/4 mile north of the spring on Dell Creek, just inside the Wilderness boundary.

ATTRACTIONS: This trail provides a good overview of Dell Creek, which provides ample water and great views of alpine areas of the Gros Ventre range. NOTE: all of this trail is in either the Shoal Creek Wilderness Study Area or the Gros Ventre Wilderness. Check Travel Plan Map.

Directions from US Hwy. 191-189: About 1 mile west of the Hoback Guard Station turn northeast onto Dell Creek Road (Forest Road #30600). Turn north onto the Riling Draw road and to through the two gates on private land and onto the Forest. Turn right (northeast) just after the second gate and continue to the third drainage east (House Creek), where you will have to park your vehicle and continue around private land to the end of the road and the West Dell Creek trailhead.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Accessible: June through October .

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Cross-country Skiing
ICON Fishing
ICON Hiking & Walking Dell Creek Trail
ICON Horseback Riding
ICON Hunting
ICON Mountain Biking
ICON Snowshoeing
ICON Viewing Scenery

Related Activities
Rock Creek Trail - This trail leads up Rock Creek, past Tin Can Park, to Shoal Creek. The trail offers good views of the Sawtooth of the Gros Ventre Range.

West Dell Creek Trail - This trail leads up West Dell Creek to West Dell Falls. It offers occasional views of the Gros Ventre range and cool, wooded passage.

More Information

Visitor Information:

Big Piney Ranger District, Highway 189, P.O. Box 218 , Big Piney, WY, 83113, Phone: 307-276-3375


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