Red Mountain Trail Horseback Riding

The 18th most popular equestrian trail in Wyoming.

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Southwest of Encampment in the Medicine Bow National Forest, the Red Mountain Trail is a 67.5 mile route open to horseback riding.

To reach the Red Mountain Trailhead from the intersection of SR 230 and SR 70 in Riverside/Encampment go west on SR 70 for 13 miles to Battle Pass. The trailhead is on the left.

Overall, Red Mountain Trail is the 18th most popular horse trail of all 33 horseback rides in Wyoming. Several of the better horse trails are nearby Red Mountain Trail including Encampment River Trail, Divide Peak Trail and Pipeline Horse Trailhead.

Red Mountain Trail Horseback Riding Map



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

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

Best Season:  May - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

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

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

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  41.15, -106.9779

Date Published:  12/27/2015

Date Updated:  4/2/2018

ID:  14783

Red Mountain Trail Horseback Riding Map


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