Star Landmark Trail
Length: 1 to 2 miles
Trail Surface: Dirt Trail, Steep, Rough, Rocky, Loose Rock
Scenery: Wildflowers, Basin
Directions: From Afton, Wyoming head north on US Highway 89 for about 0.3 miles, then turn right onto East 2nd Avenue. Continue for about 0.9 miles. The road will change to Forest Road 10211/Swift Creek Rd. Continue for about 0.3 miles. Trail head will be on the left (north side of the road).
Hike is not recommended for young children. The trail is short and very steep, with areas of loose rock. The path splits in several areas and my be confusing to follow. At the end hikers will find Afton's Star Landmark. Views include a beautiful viewpoint of Afton as well as wildflowers along the trail. Best time to hike is between May and October. Activities to take advantage nearby include sightseeing, and camping.
Estimated hiking time: Hour or less
Configuration: Out and back
Exposure: Little Shade
Trail Traffic: Moderate
Dogs: Yes, on leash
Access Fees: Free
Gear to Take: Hiking sticks for balance.
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.