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Blacktail Butte Trail is a 7.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Moose, Wyoming that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October.

Length 7.3 mi Elevation gain 1,735 ft Route type Out & Back

Backpacking

Camping

Hiking

Nature trips

Bird watching

Forest

Views

Wild flowers

Wildlife

No dogs

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Anna Docherty
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Hiking

It’s been sunny ! A straight vert sections and loose rocks but it was worth it ! Honestly shorter than I thought if you just go to the peak 3.2ish instead of the 7.2 mile it was beautiful

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James Juengerman
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Hiking

Nice jount through the woods with occasional meadows; steep(-ish) uphill after flat beginning, but no scrambling involved. Lovely hike.

Mike Greene
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Hiking

Relatively easy hike, fantastic views at the top.

Tim Brooks
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My wife and I and our little pug dog, enjoyed this hike so much! I know that alltrails and other people rated as hard but it is really an easy hike lots of fun great views flowers trees panoramic view! I would recommend this hike to anybody.

Jake Starkie
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Hiking

6-16-18 Excellent hike. With a great view of the Tetons range from the west. Would highly recommend continuing to go straight when you run into a river bed. The trail is designed to go right and head north east but heading to the western south tip of the butte is amazing, which is what I have only done on this hike. The hike is difficult with multiple steep sections but has no technical sections. WARNING. If you do decide to take the western route I have only trail blazed off the southern ridge straight down. Which is amazing but could present unintentionally hazard to any personal .

Liz G
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5/6/18 Still plenty of snow on the traverse trail East to Northwest route. Postholed some, got feet wet in melting snow. Stayed higher, sidehilling off trail to avoid snow in gully on NW end of trail, keeping an eye on the trail below with this app. Potentially dry by end of May. Really nice trail, well maintained on NW end. Saw a lot of butterflies near the creek on the way out. At least 7 species of wildflowers already blooming on SE end, south facing slopes. This traverse is under 4 miles if you do a bike shuttle or leave a 2nd car at the other end. The 7.3 mile estimate here is an out & back from the same trailhead. If hiking later in summer, start early at the SE side to get the sun exposed climb done while it’s cool, ending the hike down through shady conifers on the NW end.

Paul Hoffman
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Good trail and the best views of grand Tetons. Note the trail seems like it ends after 100 feet. you have to climb around and the trail continues

Terry Klise
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Priscilla S.
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Ryan Frederick
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Tobi DeLong-Hamilton
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Rachael Bailey
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Chaz Cannon
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Byron Burks
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Megan Morris
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Anne Hare
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Liz G
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C Howell
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Jason Gardner
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Alex Wadner
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Holly Foy
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Eric Wieman
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Oliver Hansen
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Sabrina King
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Evan Tucker
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