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Platte River Trail is a 1.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Centennial, Wyoming that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Length 1.3 mi Elevation gain 121 ft Route type Out & Back

Dog friendly

Hiking

Nature trips

Paddle sports

Walking

Bird watching

Running

Forest

River

Views

Wildlife

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Photos (26)
Recordings (6)
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Laura Woodrup
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HikingNo shade

This little trail was easy to find and lovely for a late morning in July. The only other humans we encountered were two fly fishers. Trail is a narrow dirt path that follows the Platte River. We did a total of 1.75 miles out and back. As you progress further, the trail requires sure footing. We saw several wild flowers, a few blooming cacti and lots of chipmunks. Very much enjoyed the sounds of the river. Recommend this short detour as you near the Wyoming-Colorado state line. Pit toilets available at the trailhead.

Renee Damico
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Hiking

we hiked this Trail starting at 6 Mile Campground and hiked approximately 2 miles out and back and we just loved it. The views are beautiful, watched rafters, had our dog with us, only saw one other person on the trail not sure why. Lots of wildflowers and Cactus in bloom. We're anxious to go again.

Medicine Bow L.
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Paddle sports

This time around Canoed from Saratoga down to Sanger Access three, Along the way my partner and I passed the home of some lady who thinks she's a writer and has spent allot of money making her "REAL" Wyoming life less like real Wyoming and more like a movie set. Aside from that the river was beautiful, saw cliff swallows, crawdads and even an Antelope. This time around we even left wallets, phones, etc. in the car. Nicely we didn't go in this time and the trip was uneventful, situating cars was more of an adventure, amazing where a Mercury Capri can go.

Medicine Bow L.
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Paddle sports
First to Review

Haven't been to the trail yet, however as of this writing I have been on the river. The course we took was from Bennet Peak Rec area and exited at Treasure Island. All in all it was a lazy day the river is nice and wide with a mild current. I would include some photos, the river ate my camera. Apparently it was hungry for electronic gizmos, and canoes and backpacks and drybags. The moral of the story being that just because it looks calm doesn't mean it is. This part of the river is floatable in late May and early June.

Michael Auflick
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Kay V.
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Kay V.
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Robert Askew
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Andrew van Marle
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Hiking
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Andrew van Marle
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Hiking
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Bill Mischnick
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Gary Sondermann
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