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Cedar Basin Trail

Cedar Basin Trail

Quick details:

Length: 7 to 8 miles

Difficulty: Hard

Trail Surface: Dirt Trail, Dirt Road, Narrow

Scenery: Wildflowers, Wildlife, Mountains, Basin

Directions: From Afton, Wyoming, head north on US Highway 89 for approximately 15 miles, then turn right onto Co Rd 122/Dana St. Continue for 1.5 miles, then turn left onto Muddy String Rd 117. Continue for 2.5 miles, then turn right onto Perkins Rd. Continue for 1.2 miles, then turn left on East St. Continue for 0.2 miles, then turn right onto Butte Dr. Continue 0.2 miles, then turn left onto Hardman Rd. Continue 0.4 miles, then turn left onto Middle Branch Dr. Continue 0.5 miles, then turn right onto Cedar Creek Dr. Follow Cedar Creek Dr for approximately 0.1 miles (drive down to the end of the golf course and you should spot the trail).

Trail overview:

Trail is for experienced hikers. Trail surface is unpaved, steep and end is unclear. The path goes through beautiful mountain ranges and has lots of shade. Views include a creek, beautiful mountain basin and forests. Perfect for nature seeing. Hiking the trail between June and October is recommended due to snow. Note, bears and mountain lions have been spotted on this trail.

Additional information:

Estimated hiking time: Day hike

Facilities: None

Configuration: Out and back

Exposure: Moderate Shade

Trail Traffic: Light

Dogs: Yes, on leash

Access Fees: Free

Gear to Take: Hiking sticks.


Covid19 Requirements: As long as government regulations permit, the public trail system is still open for use. Masks should be used in areas where 6 feet of distance cannot be maintained between individuals. Extra care should be taken when using public facilities, including (but not limited to) bathrooms, public handrails, picnic areas, etc. The use of sanitation wipes and hand sanitizer is encouraged.

January 1, 2021 at 12:53:53 AM

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