Bighorn National Forest

Canyon Creek Trail

Difficulty: Moderate
High Point: 9,400 Feet (2865 Meters)
Length: 30.0 Miles (48.3 Kilometers)
Recommended Season: Winter
Usage: Moderate
USGS Maps: Meadowlark Lake

TRAIL BEGINNING: Canyon Creek turnoff.

TRAIL ENDING: High Park Lookout.

ATTRACTIONS AND CONSIDERATIONS: The trail follows the Canyon Creek Road to the Canyon Creek Cow Camp. It returns to High Park via Pasture Park. Part of the Baby Wagon Loop connects the two parking areas. Trail goes through both the Canyon Creek and Leigh Creek drainages. It is difficult because of length. It is closed after April 1 since it is an elk calving area.


Directions from US Highway 16: Trail intersects US Highway 16 at either the High Park or Canyon Creek parking areas.