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Blacktail Butte Trail

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A great short hike with wonderful views.


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Map Key

1.7

Miles

2.8

KM

Point to Point

7,626' 2,324 m

High

6,594' 2,010 m

Low

1,053' 321 m

Up

24' 7 m

Down

12%

Avg Grade (7°)

71%

Max Grade (35°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This is a great little hike up the east side of Blacktail Butte. There are some pretty steep sections throughout. There is a small parking lot at the base of the trail.

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Shared By:

Allen Cain with improvements by Olga Apartin Rapko

Trail Ratings

  3.7 from 7 votes

#12

in South

#12980

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#12

in South

#269

in Wyoming

#12,980

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another good view
Aug 20, 2018 near Jackson, WY
great views across the trail
Aug 20, 2018 near Jackson, WY
wildflower
Aug 20, 2018 near Jackson, WY

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Oct 21, 2020
Josiah Abney
Much longer than listed 1.7M. Listed trail ends at top of view-less mountain. Blacktail Butte is about .5M more 2.4mi — 3h 49m
Aug 4, 2020
Zach Hayes
4.8mi — 2h 30m
Sep 2, 2018
Alex Reich
Finished. Half dead. — 15h 13m
Aug 25, 2018
Richard Thomas
Aug 20, 2018
Olga Apartin Rapko
Great views. A hidden gem 1.6mi
Jun 3, 2018
Matt Hage
4mi — 2h 00m
Aug 5, 2017
Eric Schmidt