Shoshone National Forest

Hiking - Wapiti Ranger District
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Wapiti Ranger District
203A Yellowstone Ave
Cody, WY 82414
(307) 527-6921

The Wapiti Ranger District includes the Blackwater Fire Memorial trail - a designated National Recreation Trail.



North Fork Shoshone River Area

Pahaska-Sunlight:

  • Length (miles): 18
  • Level of Use: Heavy
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Elevation Change: 6,500-10,200
  • Trailhead, Access and Other Information: Camp Monaco - Waterfalls

Eagle Creek:


  • Length (miles): 14.7
  • Level of Use: Heavy
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Elevation Change: 6,700-9,900
  • Trailhead, Access and Other Information: Meadows-Eagle Pass-Yellowstone National Park

Elk Fork:

  • Length (miles): 21.0
  • Level of Use: Heavy
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Elevation Change: 6,000-11,800
  • Trailhead, Access and Other Information: Rampart Pass-Meadows-Teton National Forest

Blackwater (Fire Memorial) (National Recreation Trail)

  • Length (miles): 5
  • Level of Use: Light-Mod
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Elevation Change: 6,000-10,000
  • Trailhead, Access and Other Information: Fire Memorial origin-Clayton Mountain

Kitty Creek:

  • Length (miles): 6.5
  • Level of Use: Heavy
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Elevation Change: 7,000-10,000
  • Trailhead, Access and Other Information: Paradise Valley-Flora Lake

Green Creek:


  • Length (miles): 6
  • Level of Use: Light
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Elevation Change: 6,700-8,700
  • Trailhead, Access and Other Information: Ptarmigan Mountain-Table Mountain Trail

Grinnell Creek:

  • Length (miles): 6
  • Level of Use: Light
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Elevation Change: 6,600-7,700
  • Trailhead, Access and Other Information: Grinnell Meadows, beware of moose

Clearwater Creek:

  • Length (miles): 4
  • Level of Use: Light
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Elevation Change: 6,000-7,200
  • Trailhead, Access and Other Information: Volcanic Outcrops-maintained 4 miles

Fishhawk:

  • Length (miles): 14
  • Level of Use: Heavy-Mod
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Elevation Change: 6,800-10,000
  • Trailhead, Access and Other Information: Fishhawk Meadows-Teton National Forest

Morman Creek:

  • Length (miles): 5.3
  • Level of Use: Light
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Elevation Change: 6,200-10,000
  • Trailhead, Access and Other Information: View Sleeping Giant Mountain

Crow Creek: *

  • Length (miles): 11
  • Level of Use: Moderate
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Elevation Change: 6,600-10,500
  • Trailhead, Access and Other Information: Go up Pahaska-Sunlight Trail 1 mile to Crow Creek Jct. Cody Peak, Yellowstone N.P.

Red Creek: *

  • Length (miles): 6.5
  • Level of Use: Light
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Elevation Change: 7,500-9,500
  • Trailhead, Access and Other Information: Go up Pahaska-Sunlight Trail 6 miles to Red Creek Junction, Frost Lake, Grant Peak, Notch Mountain

* These trails branch off the Pahaska-Sunlight Trail.


Published: 29 Apr 2002 | Last Updated: 15 Sep 2010
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication

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