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. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

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

dogs on leash

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.

11 months ago

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

hiking
Thursday, July 13, 2017

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.

hiking
Monday, July 17, 2017

Friday, July 14, 2017