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Best trails near Star Valley, Wyoming

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Alpine North Loop

Length: 2 to 3 miles

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Trail is for experienced hikers and not recommended for children. The path surface is unpaved, is steep at times, and has areas with loose rocks. Views include beautiful forests and mountain ranges.

Moderate

Cottonwood Lake

Length: Less than 1 mile

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Hikers young and old can enjoy the beautiful views of Cottonwood Lake's clear, cold waters on this short nature walk.

Easy

North Fork Strawberry Creek Trail

Length: 7 to 8 miles

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Trial is moderately difficult. Rocky in areas. Views include trickling streams, forested mountain ranges, and salted peaks.

Moderate

Slide Lake Trail

Length: 2 to 3 miles

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A trail for all ages. The path is unpaved but relatively level. Views include a beautiful meadow, wildlife, and the lake.

Easy

Swift Creek Trail

Length: 4 to 7 miles

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Trail is rated moderate. There are steep slopes near the canyon side with areas of loose rock. This is a great trail for birdwatching, fishing, backpacking, and camping.

Moderate

Bailey Lake Trail

Length: 9 to 10 miles

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A Hike for all ages. Unpaved but not steep. Views include beautiful forests and mountain ranges as well as a trickling creek.

Easy

Crystal Lake

Length: Less than 1 mile

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A Hike for all ages. Unpaved and a little steep in areas. Views include beautiful forests, spring, mountains as well as a trickling creek.

Easy

North Fork Trail - Cottonwood Lake Group Campground

Length: 9 to 10 miles

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Trial is moderately difficult due to its length. The trail itself is relatively level with areas of loose rock. Views include a beautiful forested mountains, wildflowers and wildlife.

Moderate

South Fork Indian Creek Trail

Length: 9 to 10 miles

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Hike is rated moderately difficult due to its length. The trail itself is easy to walk on. Views include Indian Creek and a beautiful lake basin area.

Moderate

Valley View Trail Loop

Length: 1 to 2 miles

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A trail for all ages. The hike includes a combination of trails that make a loop. Views include beautiful mountain scenery, wildflowers, and views of the valley.

Easy

Cedar Basin Trail

Length: 7 to 8 miles

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Trail is for experienced hikers. Surface is unpaved and steep. Views include a creek, beautiful mountain basin and forests.

Hard

Mount Wagner Trail

Length: 9 to 10 miles

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For experienced hikers. Trail is rocky and steep, with areas of loose rock. Views include a refreshing lake and beautiful mountains.

Hard

Periodic Spring

Length: 1 to 2 miles

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A hike for all ages. The trail is level until you reach the springs. Views include beautiful cliffs, pines, and trickling waterfalls.

Easy

Star Landmark Trail

Length: 1 to 2 miles

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Hike is moderately difficult and not recommended for young children. The trail is short and very steep, with areas of loose rock. Views include a beautiful viewpoint of Afton as well as wildflowers along the trail.

Moderate