Top Adventures in Dubois

  • Drive Forest Service Road 411

    Taking a drive down this road is well worth the trip. The first 10 or so miles are not particularly noteworthy, but once you reach the first lake (Trail Lake) the road becomes a lot more scenic. You will also pass Torrey and Ring Lakes. All of the...

  • Hike to Lake Louise, Wind River Range

    Start your journey headed South/East out of Dubois toward Riverton and Lander. Take a left onto Fish Hatchery Road. The road forks and you can either turn right and go to the CM Ranch, or left towards Ring Lake Ranch. Go left. Follow this road to ...

    4 miles 1400 ft gain

  • Backpack the Glacier Trail and Summit Gannett Peak

    The trail to get to the summit of Gannett Peak is not for the faint of heart. It is a 50+ mile round trip with over 10,000 feet of elevation gain/loss.  Late June through August are the best times to climb Gannett, but if you go too late in the su...

    50 miles 8000 ft gain

  • Hike to Shirley Lake

    Shirley lake is a beautiful and not heavily traveled area in the Winds. To get there, you start at the Green River Lakes trailhead (8,000 ft) and head out on the Western shore of the lower lake. You can shave off three miles by canoeing to the end...

    13 miles 2000 ft gain

  • Hike to Slide Lake

    The Winds in Wyoming are incredibly beautiful and offer some of the most challenging, but rewarding hikes. And the popular northern trailhead, Green River Lakes, is one of the most spectacular entry points. GETTING THERE: There are only two ways t...

    12 miles 1600 ft gain

  • Backpack Square Top Mountain

    You have two options when starting from Green River Lakes Campground, located 52 miles north of Pinedale, WY, (21 of these miles are on a washboard dirt road). The first option is to start backpacking from the campground and follow the trail that ...

    15 miles 2400 ft gain

  • Photograph Brooks Lake Creek Falls

    This waterfall is is located at the Falls campground near Togwotee Pass. Located right off the highway it is a must stop on your way to Yellowstone or Grand Teton. If you choose to camp here, the waterfall is literally right in your backyard, no h...

    0.5 miles

  • Camping at Brooks Lake

    Brooks Lake is going to be a short 45 minute drive east of Grand Teton, but the spectacular scenery is well worth the drive. This lake is a grizzly bear hot spot, so keep your eyes open. If you pack your rod and reel, then this is a great spot to ...

  • Explore the Breccia Cliffs

    As you drive from Dubois to Togwotee Pass or Grand Teton you will no doubt notice beautiful cliffs right off the road. These are the Breccia Cliffs. This whole area offers plenty of places to explore, photograph, fish, swim, hike and much more inc...

  • Photograph Wind River Lake

    The Wind River Lake is at a picnic area right off the road near Togwotee Pass. Many drive past it each day, but few stop to actually give this small lake the attention it deserves. While it freezes over in the winter, it remains photogenic, especi...

  • Hike to the Crow’s Nest in the Wind River Range

    The Crow’s Nest sits just above Glimpse Lake in the Winds. It is best accessed from the most infrequently used trailhead in the range. To access the remote trailhead from Pinedale, take Jackson Street north toward Soda Lake Wildlife Management Are...

    12 miles 500 ft gain

  • Hike to Seneca Lake

    The Wind River Range is one of the best backpacking + climbing wildernesses in the lower 48. Seneca Lake is right at the beginning of some of the most spectacular high alpine climbing and backpacking routes.From the Elkhart trailhead parking lot,...

    18 miles 2000 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Dubois, Wyoming

      Dubois / Wind River KOA

    • Cora, Wyoming

      Green River Lakes

      Overview Green River Lakes Campground is located near the shores of beautiful Lower Green River Lake, at an elevation of 8,000 feet. The lake sits on the western edge of the rugged Wind River Range...

    • Cora, Wyoming

      Narrows Campground

      Overview Narrows Campground is located next to scenic New Fork Lake, at the edge of the Wind River Range in northwestern Wyoming. Visitors enjoy hiking and horseback riding into the adjacent Bridge...

    • Moran, Wyoming

      Togwotee Mountain Lodge

      Lodge living surrounded by mountains and thousands of acres of pines. Located in Bridger-Teton National Forest and near Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, the lodge offers a great dining r...

      From $153/night

    • Moran, Wyoming

      The Cabins at Togwotee Mountain Lodge

      Charming, detailed cabins at the foot of the Tetons.The cabins, nestled under pine trees, are a short walk from the main lodge. Each of the 54 cabins has a living room, bedroom, kitchenette, bathro...

      From $187/night

    • Cora, Wyoming

      New Fork Lake Group Campground

      Overview Located just 24 miles north of Pinedale, New Fork Group Campground includes large picnic tables, BBQ stands, a fire ring, and a double vault toilet for your large party needs. Just a shor...

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