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Quick Facts

Bacon Creek Trail

Beginning Elevation: 7,520 Feet (2344.1 Meters)
Difficulty: Moderate
Elevation Gain: 880 Feet (274.3 Meters)
Ending Elevation: 8,400 Feet (2618.5 Meters)
Length: 6.5 Miles (10.83 Kilometers)
Trail Number: 3080
Usage: Light
USGS Maps: Burnt Mountain; Ouzel Falls; Mosquito Lake

Satellite and Topo Map

General Description

TRAIL BEGINS: Mouth of Bacon Creek

TRAIL ENDS: This description pertains to the trail up to the District boundary. The trail continues on to Buffalo Meadows area on the Pinedale Ranger District.

Caution: portions of the access road are very rough and subject to washouts and flooding during rainstorms. It may not be passable to motor vehicles. It becomes treacherous when wet so get out if it looks like rain is coming.

Directions from Jackson: Follow road past the bridge over the river at Follow Hwy. 191 north and make a right on Gros Ventre Road. Follow Gros Ventre Road east past the bridge over the river at Upper Slide Lake to Gunsight Pass junction. Bear right and follow main road into Cottonwood Creek drainage. Bear right and follow main road into Cottonwood Creek drainage. Bear right at Cottonwood Creek/Fish Creek junction and follow road across Cottonwood and Fish Creeks to mouth of Bacon Creek.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Accessible: June through October .

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Hiking & Walking Bacon Creek Trail
ICON Horseback Riding

Related Activities
Trail Creek - This trail begins at Fish Creek roughly 1 mile below the forks and ends at Bacon Creek Trail.

More Information

Visitor Information:

Jackson Ranger District, 140 E. Broadway, P.O. Box 1689 , Jackson, WY, 83001, Phone: 307-739-5400


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