Bucking Mule Falls Trail Horseback Riding

The MOST popular equestrian trail in Wyoming.

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East of Lovell and west of Burgess Junction in the Bighorn National Forest, the Bucking Mule Falls National Recreation Trail (#053) is a 12 mile route. The trail begins near Porcupine Campground and terminates at the end of Devils Canyon Road (FS14). From Porcupine Campground, the route heads northwesterly for 9 miles and then easterly for 3 miles to Devils Canyon Road. The route follows Porcupine Creek and Devils Canyon.

Note: Porcupine Campground does not permit horses -- use the nearby Bald Mountain Campground on SR14A west of Burgess Junction.

Overall, Bucking Mule Falls Trail is the 1st most popular horse trail of all 33 horseback rides in Wyoming. Several of the better horse trails are nearby Bucking Mule Falls Trail including Cloud Peak Wilderness, Little Horn Trail, Lodge Grass Creek and Big Goose.


Local Contact(s):  Bighorn National Forest (307) 674-2600; Wyoming Tourism (307) 777-7777.

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

Best Season:  May - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Difficult

Base Camp:  NFS Bald Mountain CG; Ranch at Vcross, Clearmont (800) 447-0194; Paradise Guest Ranch, Buffalo (307) 684-7876

Luxury Loding:  Paintrock Inn, Hyattville

Breakfast Restaurant:  Flagstaff Cafe or Mountain Man Cafe in Ten Sleep

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

Article Source:   Best Bucking Mule Falls Trail Horseback Riding Review https://www.trailsource.com/?type=HORSE&id=15906

GPS:  44.83153, -107.85452

Date Published:  12/28/2015

Date Updated:  3/31/2018

ID:  15906

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