Southwest of Afton in the Bridger-Teton National Forest, the Spring Creek Trail (#27) is a heavily traveled 13 mile route. This is one of the easier routes around with only 1,000 feet of vertical gain.
Directions from Afton: Travel south on Highway 89 about 2 miles to Wyoming State Hwy. 236. Travel west on 236 to the 4-way stop at Fairview, continue west on County Road #142 (Fairview North) for 2 blocks. Turn left on 2nd West Avenue for 2 blocks,. Continue south on County Road #144 (Fairview-Spring Creek) to the wire gate at a private residence, continue through gate to the Forest boundary (this is a public right of way through private property, it is open to motorized travel May 15 to Dec 30.)
The trail begins at the Forest boundary on the Spring Creek Road. The trail ends at the end of Caribou National Forest Spring Creek Road #221, off Caribou National Forest Elk Valley Road #147.
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.