Best trails in Encampment

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Looking for a great trail near Encampment, Wyoming? AllTrails has 9 great hiking trails, forest trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Steamboat Lake State Park or Pearl Lake State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Routt National Forest or Encampment River Canyon Wilderness Study Area. Ready for some activity? There are 4 moderate trails in Encampment ranging from 4.2 to 7.5 miles and from 7,401 to 10,708 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Encampment
Top trails (9)
#1 - Tipple Trail
Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 2 h 6 m
Tipple Trail is a 4.2 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Encampment, Wyoming that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nShow more
#2 - Encampment River Trail via Purgatory Gulch
Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 3 h
This is a beautiful trail partially along the Encampment River starting at Purgatory Gulch. The road to the Purgatory Gulch Trailhead is very rough and 4WD is recommended. Be careful and check conditiShow more
#3 - Baby Lake Trail
Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest
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Length: 17.9 mi • Est. 9 h 32 m
Baby Lake Trail is a 17.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Encampment, Wyoming that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, nature Show more
#4 - Encampment River Trail from Odd Fellows
Encampment River Canyon Wilderness Study Area
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Length: 16 mi • Est. 7 h 53 m
This is a beautiful trail along the Encampment River starting at the Odd Fellows Campground and heading south to the Commissary Park Trailhead on the state line with Colorado. This trail can also be dShow more
#5 - Elkhorn Mountain via FS508 OHV Road
Routt National Forest
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Length: 10.4 mi
Elkhorn Mountain via FS508 OHV Road is a 10.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Encampment, Wyoming that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. The trail iShow more
#6 - Green Mountain Falls Trail
Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest
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Length: 5.5 mi • Est. 2 h 36 m
The falls are located at the end of the trail. Note: Park at the intersection of Forest Roads 550/550.2H as the road beyond this point is a rough 4WD road.Show more
#7 - Snowy Range Scenic Drive: Riverside to Laramie
Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest
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Length: 84.2 mi
Snowy Range Scenic Drive: Riverside to Laramie is a 84.2 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Encampment, Wyoming that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trShow more
#8 - Savage Run Wilderness
Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest
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Length: 18.2 mi • Est. 8 h 58 m
Savage Run Wilderness is a 18.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Encampment, Wyoming that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, Show more
#9 - Douglas Creek Trail
Platte River Wilderness
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Length: 7.5 mi • Est. 3 h 29 m
Douglas Creek Trail is a 7.5 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Encampment, Wyoming that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options aShow more