Best Hikes in New Fork Lakes Trailhead, Wyoming
Location: Wyoming's Wind River Range
In west-central Wyoming, 25 miles northeast of Pinedale, Wyoming
New Fork Lakes Hiking Trails
New Fork Lakes to Island Lake & out Elkhart Park
Distance: 45.7 miles (One Way)
Towering granite walls, glorious alpine meadows, beautiful lakes and panoramic views of soaring peaks are the hallmarks of this terrific point-to-point backpack that follows the scenic New Fork and Highline trails to Island Lake. Return to civilization via the Seneca Lake and Pole Creek Trails to Elkhart Park.
New Fork-Peak-Elbow-Doubletop Loop
Distance: 43.0 miles (Loop)
A dramatic canyon and five beautiful alpine lake basins set amid the high peaks of the northern Wind River Range are the highlights of this loop backpack out of the New Fork Lakes trailhead.
New Fork-Doubletop-Palmer Loop
Distance: 47.8 miles (Loop)
This great loop backpack out of New Fork Lakes travels through a variety of terrains ranging from impressive canyons with sheer granite walls to beautiful alpine lake basins surrounding by towering peaks.
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