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Follow Lake Creek as it winds its way through dense forest to Phelps Lake and back.


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Map Key

1.9

Miles

3.1

KM

Loop

6,668' 2,032 m

High

6,539' 1,993 m

Low

162' 49 m

Up

154' 47 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

15%

Max Grade (8°)

Dogs No Dogs

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Lake · Swimming · Views · Waterfall · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This is a well-defined, heavily used interpretive trail following Phelps Lake's main outlet, Lake Creek, as it eventually makes its way to the Snake River. Be sure to enjoy the great vista situated at the southern tip of the lake as well as the established viewpoints along the creek.

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Tom Robson

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  3.7 from 6 votes

#13

in South

#23363

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#13

in South

#434

in Wyoming

#23,363

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Photos

Phelps Lake and the mouth of Death Canyon.
Nov 18, 2020 near Moose W…, WY
View across Phelps Lake.
Sep 7, 2018 near Moose W…, WY
Walking through the snow looking at frozen creek.
Nov 23, 2018 near Moose W…, WY
Turquoise Spring
Sep 8, 2016 near Moose W…, WY

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Jun 22, 2023
Jacob Wilson
Aug 13, 2020
Shannon Koelsch
Jul 22, 2020
Bennett Thompson
Jul 18, 2020
delaney garrow
3mi — 2h 00m
Jun 8, 2019
Robert Drouin
0.7mi
Jun 5, 2019
Sarah Gramm
May 31, 2019
Tessa Woods
1h 16m
Nov 21, 2018
Joshua Francis
lots of snow on the trail. it was slow going and we didn't make it all the way because of the snow but the trail was beautiful!! 0.5mi
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