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Best trails in Bighorn National Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Bighorn National Forest, Wyoming? AllTrails has 43 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 24 moderate trails in Bighorn National Forest ranging from 0.6 to 63.7 miles and from 4,202 to 13,169 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Cloud Peak
Bighorn National Forest
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Length: 22.5 mi • Est. Multi-day
Cloud Peak is a 22.5 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Buffalo, Wyoming that features a lake. The trail is only recommended for very experienced adventurers and is primarily usedShow more
#2 - Mirror Lake and Lost Twin Lakes Trail
Bighorn National Forest
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Length: 10.3 mi • Est. 5 h 27 m
Mirror Lake and Lost Twin Lakes Trail is a 10.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Hyattville, Wyoming that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily useShow more
#3 - Tongue River Canyon
Bighorn National Forest
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Length: 4.7 mi • Est. 2 h 27 m
Tongue River Canyon is a 4.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Dayton, Wyoming that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options anShow more
#4 - Porcupine Falls Trail
Bighorn National Forest
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 34 m
The Porcupine Falls trail begins at the parking lot and descends 440ft down to the falls below. Although this trail does have 90+ stairs built into it, the remainder of the trail is very steep and reqShow more
#5 - Circle Park Trail
Bighorn National Forest
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Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 2 h 21 m
Hikers report that the road leading to the trailhead is rocky and may require a AWD vehicle.Show more
#6 - Black Mountain Lookout Trail
Bighorn National Forest
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 2 h 6 m
You will also see the occasional mountain biker or atv (can only get part-way up). This trail pays off in a big way when you reach the top. The old lookout tower has amazing views.Show more
#7 - Bucking Mule Falls
Bighorn National Forest
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 2 h 1 m
The road to the trailhead can be difficult for 2WD vehicles.Show more
#8 - Mirror Lake Trail
Bighorn National Forest
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Length: 5.7 mi • Est. 3 h
Mirror Lake Trail is a 5.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Buffalo, Wyoming that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, Show more
#9 - East Tensleep Lake
Bighorn National Forest
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Length: 9.5 mi • Est. 4 h 42 m
Great trail up to East Tensleep Lake. This trail gets moderate use mostly in the form of ATV/UTV and OHV use. The trail has several rocky sections in the beginning that can be navigated with a truck oShow more
#10 - Lake Helen Trail
Bighorn National Forest
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Length: 8.7 mi • Est. 4 h 21 m
Lake Helen Trail is a 8.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Buffalo, Wyoming that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily usedShow more
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