Slide Lake Trail is a 3.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Afton, Wyoming that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and trail running and is best used from July until October.
Directions from Afton: Travel south on Hwy. 89 to County Road #153 (Cottonwood Creek), 0.5 miles south of Smoot. Go east and continue on Cottonwood Road #10208 to Cottonwood Lake. Continue along the east side of the lake on Summer Home Road #10225. Turn left into the trailhead where the road turns right to summer homes. From there the trail leads across Timber Creek and up Cottonwood Creek.