Divide Peak Trail Horseback Riding

The 17th most popular equestrian trail in Wyoming.

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Near Saratoga in the Medicine Bow National Forest, the Divide Peak Trail is a 15 mile horseback riding 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 horse trail of all 33 horseback rides in Wyoming. Several of the better horse trails are nearby Divide Peak Trail including Encampment River Trail, Red Mountain Trail and Pipeline Horse Trailhead.

Divide Peak Trail Horseback Riding Map



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

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 https://www.fs.usda.gov/mbr

GPS:  41.2488, -107.1135

Date Published:  1/4/2016

Date Updated:  4/2/2018

ID:  14784

Divide Peak Trail Horseback Riding Map


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