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Libby Creek Trail From Barber Lake is a 4.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Centennial, Wyoming that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 4.1 mi Elevation gain 688 ft Route type Out & Back

Dogs on leash

Hiking

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Forest

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Note: $5 for parking.

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Reviews (8)
Photos (5)
Recordings (8)
Completed (19)
Jacob Kiser
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Hiking

had seen others say that barber lake was dried up, it indeed is. the trail is discouraging at first as it starts as what is basically a four wheeler trail. it eventually snakes into the woods as a hiking trail. beautiful forest trail, not many views though.

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Cora Knowles
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HikingIcyMuddySnow

This trail was pretty good at the start as it is a two track dirt road. My three legged dog and I enjoyed it but were only able to make it to about 3/4 of a mile in as the snow pack was still pretty good. Would recommend snow shoes to keep going but will probably be great in the next few months for a straight forward hike. Can be a little rocky and muddy with so much snow melt but it was enjoyable and we got around just fine!

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Heidi Van Etten
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Hiking

Good little trail and dirt road. Easy walk. I’m not sure why a previous poster said it was strenuous and that they hiked to a dried up Barber Lake. The lake is across the street from the parking lot and people were fishing. We parked at The Barber Lake/Libby Creek lot. It costs $5 to park anywhere in the Libby Creek Recreation Area, but there are picnic tables and such for day use and fishing in the small lake across the street. Part of the trail is dirt road and passes residential cabins. From the parking lot, just head up the dirt road. Nice, shady hike along the creek, but the water was pretty high with a strong current when we went. There was a baited bear trap just off the trail, so dogs need to stay away from the trap.

Naomi Kate
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Hiking

We started the hike to barber lake. We didn’t get there via the trail, we ended up on the road, turned around and took the trail to Libby creek. It was pretty, extremely strenuous. Lots of uphill walking, hard. Later we discovered barber lake does not exist anymore. It’s dried up.

Misty Schultz-McCoy
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Joseph David
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Hiking
First to Review

I hiked most of this trail in the summer of 2016 and found it to be a peaceful and leisurely walk most of the way. It was generally shady as we followed the stream, and there were wild raspberries along much of the trail. Quite a treat. It did get a bit warm when we had no shade, but that was only a small part of our hike. I must have turned around before reaching the difficult part because I thought the hike was almost entirely easy.

Alice Pavlak
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Stephanie Robbins
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