Slide Lake Trail

EASY 4 reviews

Slide Lake Trail is a 3.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Smoot, Wyoming that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from July until October.

DISTANCE
3.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
498 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

lake

views

wild flowers

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.

3 months ago

Great trail and scenery but leave fishing poles in car. The lake has drained out bone dry.

hiking
4 months ago

4 months ago

hiking
4 months ago

Really easy, short hike. Shaded. If you go mid-summer in the summer the lake is full and a beautiful turquoise color. Later or earlier in the year, it isn't full or it drys up.