Hiking The Divide Peak Trail

The 17th most popular hiking trail in Wyoming.

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Near Saratoga in the Medicine Bow National Forest, the Divide Peak Trail is a 15 mile hiking route. The route follows a section of the Continental Divide Trail and is shared by hikers, mountain bikers, horseback riders, dirt bikers and ATV riders.

To reach the Deep Jack Trailhead from the intersection of SR 70 and SR 230 in Riverside/ Encampment, go west/south on SR 70 for 26 miles. Turn right onto FR 801 (Sage Creek Rd.) and go about 9 miles. Take Forest Road 830 for about 8 miles to the Deep Jack trailhead. This trail heads north to the western edge of the forest.

Overall, Divide Peak Trail is the 17th most popular hiking trail of all 18 hikes in Wyoming. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Divide Peak Trail including Encampment River Trail, Red Mountain / Pipeline Trail, Snowy Range Network and Pipeline Trailhead.


Local Contact(s):  Medicine Bow National Forest (307) 326-5258

Recommended Book:  "Hiking Wyoming" from Bill Hunger

Best Season:  May - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  NFS Encampment River Campground; Hanging Bull Lodge, Encampment (307) 327-6505

Luxury Loding:  Drummonds Ranch, Laramie (307) 634-6042; Snowy Mountain Lodge (866) GO-SNOWY

Reference Source:  click here https://www.fs.usda.gov/mbr

Article Source:   Hiking The Divide Peak Trail https://www.trailsource.com/?type=HIKE&id=17516

GPS:  41.2488, -107.1135

Date Published:  5/19/2016

Date Updated:  3/28/2018

ID:  17516

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