Hiking Carbon County

Some of the best places to be seen in Carbon County can be accessed by hiking on one of the hundred of miles of hiking trails in the county. The Medicine Bow National Forest is a prime location for hiking. There are also 5 wilderness areas in the Carbon County region. Wild mountain flowers dot trails along the Great Continental Divide and the Snowy Range. Grab your gear and head out on one of our hiking trails for some exciting western adventure. Hiking is one of the best ways to spot wildlife. Visit mountain lakes, crystal clear streams and secret fishing holes. Wyoming’s terrain can be rough and the weather can change fast so make sure that while you enjoy our sweeping natural landscape you come prepared with plenty of water, warm clothes, a compass and a topographic map.

1. Indian Bathtubs Trail

The Indian Bathtubs Trail is a 1.5 mile round-trip hike that will lead you to a bowl-shaped rock formations that become natural bathtubs when filled with rain water. This trail is open to hiking. 
 
Getting to Indian Bathtubs Trail: From the town of Riverside, head east on WY-230 for roughly .8 mile. Take a right onto Blackhall Mountain Road, heading south. Stay straight on the road for approximately 1 mile. A sign for the Indian Bathtub Trail is on the righthand side of the road.
 
No bikes, horses, or motorized vehicles.
 
 
 
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2. Hike Medicine Bow Peak

The Medicine Bow National Forest is a prime location for hiking. There are also 5 wilderness areas in the Carbon County region. Wild mountain flowers dot trails along the Great Continental Divide and the Snowy Range. Grab your gear and head out on one of our hiking trails for some exciting western adventure. Hiking is one of the best ways to spot wildlife. 

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3. Green Mountain Falls Trail

The Green Mountain Falls Trailhead provides access to one of the most popular day hiking destinations in the Sierra Madre Range. The falls are located at the end of the Green Mountain Falls Trail.

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