Glacier Trail Horseback Riding

The 9th most popular equestrian trail in Wyoming.

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Near Dubois in the Shoshone National Forest, the Glacier Trail is a 25 mile route open to horseback riding.

To reach the trailhead from Dubois, Travel 4 miles south on US 26 /US 287 to Whiskey Basin - Trail Lake Road. Continue west on this road for 2.5 miles to Trail Lake -Whiskey Basin Junction. Turn left and follow the south trending road and the Trail Lake ranch signs to the cable across the road, and parking area at mile 11.1. Hikers must proceed on past the cable on the road another .9 mile to the forest boundary and New Glacier trailhead.

Overall, Glacier Trail is the 9th most popular horse trail of all 33 horseback rides in Wyoming. Several of the better horse trails are nearby Glacier Trail including Pahaska Sunlight Trail, Eagle Creek Trail, Bears Ears Trail, Middle Fork Trail, Elk Fork Trail and Fishhawk TrailCrandall Trail.

Shoshone National Forest (WY/US)

Shoshone National Forest (WY/US)


Local Contact(s):  Shoshone National Forest (307) 527-6921; Wyoming Tourism (307) 777-7777.

Recommended Book:  "Trail Riding In Rocky Mountains" from Jean Llewellyn

Best Season:  Jun. - Sep.

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  43.42303, -109.56372

Date Published:  12/26/2015

Date Updated:  4/2/2018

ID:  14781


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