Jackson, Wyoming

Hike the Sleeping Indian Trail

13 Miles Total - 4300 ft gain - Out-and-Back Trail

Originally added by The Outbound Collective

The Sleeping Indian Trail is perfect for experienced hikers who want a tough hike and lots of scenic views. The Sleeping Indian Trail is easily accessible from Jackson Hole, and is perfect for seeing wildflowers and wild life.

This trail allows dogs. Please take note that there is very little water along the trail, so bring more than you think you'll need. The Sleeping Indian Trail takes about 8 hours to complete, and is approximately 13 miles round trip with 4,100 feet of vertical. 

The parking area for this trail is 1.2 miles past the East Parking Lot on the Flat Creek Road. To get to the East Parking Lot, take Broadway Avenue to its end, turn left onto the Elk Refuge Road, take that several miles in and continue straight. After you pass the east lot, it is recommended to have a vehicle with high clearance. 

Photos: Louise Palanker and Ken Lund

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Fitness
Photography
Running
Hiking
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Forest
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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