Ross Lake Trail is a 10.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Dubois, Wyoming that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from July until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.
The Trail Lake Road, Forest road 411, heads south from U.S Highway 26/287, 71.5 miles west of Riverton or 3.6 miles east of Dubois. The turnoff is signed for Dubois Fish Hatchery and for Whiskey Basin Wildlife Habitat Management Area. Follow the road south for several yards to a fork just beyond the cattle guard. Take the left fork, which is signed for Ring Lake Ranch and RF 411. Follow the good, wide gravel road south. Signs at junctions point the way to the trailhead. After 6 miles a good road forks left to Ring Lake Ranch, at the end of the the road. bear right. the road ahead is narrow and rough, with rocky stretches and potholes, but it's passable to low-clearance vehicles. After 7.5 miles bear right at the entrance to Whiskey Mountain Wildlife Conservation Camp and continue another 1.5 miles to the trailhead.