Laramie Peak Trail For Dirt Biking
The MOST popular offroad motorcycle trail in Wyoming.
Thursday 7 July 2016 04:37 GMT
Near Laramie in the Medicine Bow National Forest, the Laramie Peak Trail is a 5 mile route from the NFS Friend Park Campground to the summit of Laramie Peak.
To reach the dirt biking trailhead from Laramie, Follow US Highway 30 north from Laramie to Rock River, continue north on Highway 30 to County Road 61 (Fetterman Road), northeast to County Road 710(Esterbrook Road), northeast to Forest Road 671, east to Forest Road 661, northeast to trailhead. 90 miles.
The trail is relatively flat for about the first mile, as it follows along Friend Creek. As the climb increases, the trail affords views of the nearby rock hills. Friend park falls is a small waterfall about two miles up the trail and provides a convenient rest or turnaround point. As the hiker climbs further up the trail rises 2,500' in elevation over approximately three miles. Panoramic views can be seen from the summit of Laramie Peak. One can see several states, mountain ranges and cities.
Overall, Laramie Peak Trail is the 1st most popular dirt bike trail of all 26 dirt biking rides in Wyoming. Several of the better dirt bike trails are nearby Laramie Peak Trail including Sierra Madres - CDT, Sierra Madres - Southwest, Divide Peak ORV Trail, Deep Jack ORV Trail, Pole Mountain Range and Stump Hollow ORV Trail.