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Clear Creek Trail is a 8.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Bondurant, Wyoming that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, horses, and backpacking and is best used from June until September. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.

Distance: 8.5 miles Elevation Gain: 1,059 feet Route Type: Out & Back

dog friendly




horseback riding






From the Green River Lakes Trailhead follow the Highline Trail for 1.0 miles to the junction signed for Clear Creek Canon and turn left. The trail continues for 4.1 miles to the Clear Creek natural Bridge

7 months ago

Nice little valley hike with views of surrounding mountains. The Land Bridge is pretty self-explanatory regarding the geology. It is fascinating.

Great day hike from Green River Lakes campground to the natural bridge and back. Heads up, the drive to Green River Lakes TH and the Highline trail (first 2 miles) is teeth chattering washboard for most of 1.5 hrs.

Fri Jul 27 2018

This is one of many hikes that can done from the Green River Lake trailhead, which is extensively used for camping and lake access. There are places to launch boats and swim. The 18 mile dirt road to the trailhead is in good shape and people drive it pretty fast. Clouds of mosquitos in places, but my repellent worked just fine. Without repellent you will be miserable. Bear spray is also recommended, but my hike was bear free. This is a popular access point to the Wind Rivers Range/Bridger Teton wilderness for backpacking. The day hike options are limited. I had planned to go to Slide Lake, but the bridge across the river was washed out and it did not look safe to ford, as it was deep and running vigorously. So, I went to the natural bridge, which was underwhelming, but it was a nice enough hike.The trail continues a bit past the natural bridge, but then seemed to peter out. The wildflowers were beautiful and there is a nice waterfall right where you turn left on to the Clear Creek trail after passing the lake. On the way back, I did a loop around the other side of the lake on the Lakeside trail, but kind of regretted it, as it was a lot of up and down. This worked out to about an 11 mile hike. I saw a few other hiking groups, but it was relatively uncrowded on the trails.

Wed Jul 04 2018

Did this one last week of June 2018. The trails follows the lower lake for a few miles with a view of beautiful mountains and winding rivers. As you head away from the lake you follow the river that flows into the lower lake as it winds through meadows and end up at a natural bridge. The backside of bridge is better than front and getting on top gives you another nice view of some peaks. The campground outside the hike is very pretty and spacious but we were victims of very hungry mosquitoes once the sun went down. The trail was basically my group and no one else.