Bear Creek Trail For ATV Riding

The 5th most popular all terrain vehicle trail in Wyoming.

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Southeast of Alpine in the Bridger-Teton National Forest, the Bear Creek Trail (#85) is open to motorized trail vehicles from the trailhead in Bear Creek to its junction with Strawberry Creek on north side of McDougal Pass. This trail crosses the scenic Salt River Range. It accesses Cabin Creek Peak, the Cabin Creek Peak Trail #083 and the Strawberry Creek Trail #084. Along this 12 mile route, there is over 4,700 feet of vertical gain.

The trail begins at the road closure on Bear Creek Road #10255. The trail ends at the mouth of North Fork Willow Creek on Willow Creek Road #10080, east of Turnerville.

Directions from Alpine: East End of Trail: Go southeast on Greys River Road #10138 to Bear Creek road #10214. Go west on Bear Creek Road about 1 1/4 mile, then right on Bear Creek Road #10255 to the road closure. The trail leads west up the creek.

Note: As of September 2007, ATV riding on Forest Service roads is permitted only on designated roads. Also, all ATVs must have a valid Wyoming ATV registration.

Overall, Bear Creek Trail is the 5th most popular ATV riding trail of all 27 ATV trails in Wyoming. Several of the better atv trails are nearby Bear Creek Trail including Trail Creek, Spring Creek Trail, North Horse Creek Trail and Covey Cutoff Trail.

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Local Contact(s):  Bridger-Teton National Forest (307) 739-5500; Wyoming Tourism (307) 777-7777; Wyoming ATV Permits (877) 996-7275; Wyoming ATV Trail Maps (307) 777-7477.

Recommended Book:  "Wyoming Guide To ATV Trails" from Marc Smith

Best Season:  Jun. - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Rusty Parrot Lodge (800) 458-2004; Brooks Lake Lodge, Dubois (307) 455-2121; Alpine House, Jackson

Luxury Loding:  Snake River Lodge (800) 445-4655; Big Sandy Lodge (307) 332-6782; Boulder Lake Lodge, Pinedale (800) 788-5401

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/btnf/

Article Source:   Best Bear Creek Trail ATV Trails Review https://www.trailsource.com/?type=ATV&id=15077

GPS:  42.8529, -110.7215

Date Published:  5/19/2016

Date Updated:  11/20/2016

ID:  15077

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