Moose Creek Trail: Short Version

Alta, Wyoming

Details

Distance

2.93 miles

Elevation Gain

302 ft

Route Type

Out-and-Back

Description

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Moose Creek Trail, located in Alta, Wyoming, is a popular hiking route known for its unique features and moderate difficulty level. The trail spans approximately 2.93 miles, making it a manageable hike for those with a moderate fitness level. The trailhead is easily accessible, located just off the main road in Alta. The trail is characterized by its diverse landscape. It winds through dense forests of pine and aspen trees, offering hikers a sense of solitude and tranquility. The trail also features a creek, which hikers will cross several times via well-maintained wooden bridges. The sound of the flowing water adds a calming ambiance to the hike. One of the main highlights of the trail is the presence of a large rock formation known as the Moose Boulder. This impressive geological feature is a popular spot for photo opportunities. The trail also offers views of the surrounding mountains, providing a rewarding vista for those who reach the end of the trail. For those planning to hike the Moose Creek Trail, it is recommended to wear sturdy hiking boots due to the uneven terrain and occasional rocky patches. Also, carrying a map of the trail is advised as there are several intersecting paths along the route. Despite its moderate difficulty, the trail is well-marked and navigable for most hikers.
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