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Quick Facts

South Fork Hoback Trail

Beginning Elevation: 7,580 Feet (2362.8 Meters)
Difficulty: Easy to More Difficult
Elevation Gain: 540 Feet (168.3 Meters)
Ending Elevation: 8,120 Feet (2531.2 Meters)
Length: 8 Miles (13.33 Kilometers)
Trail Number: 129
Usage: Light
USGS Maps: Noble Basin, Hoback Peak, Lookout Mountain

Satellite and Topo Map

General Description

TRAIL BEGINS: Off of Upper Hoback road #30700 about 2.5 miles east of the end of the road.

TRAIL ENDS: About 4 miles SW of the trailhead on the South Fork of the Hoback. (May end on Grizzly Creek but needs to be inventoried.)

ATTRACTIONS: Great views of the Hoback River country, and good wildlife habitat. The South Fork provides ample water until the trail climbs to meet the Grizzly Creek Trail.

Directions from US Hwy. 191-189: About 5 miles southeast of Hoback Guard Station, go south on the Hoback River Road (Forest Road #30700) about 12 miles. Turning left go down a steep hill, across the bridge, and continue to the trailhead on foot or horseback.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Accessible: June through October .

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Backpacking
ICON Fishing
ICON Hiking & Walking South Fork Hoback Trail
ICON Horseback Riding

Related Activities
Grizzly Creek Trail - This trail leads from the Hoback River, up Grizzly Creek and down Silver Mine Creek to North Horse Creek and the North Horse Creek Trail #053.

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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