south cottonwood Trailhead

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The South Cottonwood Trail begins at the end of Forest Road 10050. The South Fork of South Cottonwood Trail provides quick access into the high country, and provides a good view of Menace Falls. The South Cottonwood Creek Trail provides access to the Wyoming Range National Recreation Trail.

Directions:

From the Town of Daniel, Wyoming, head south on United States Highway 189 (US 189) for approximately 1 mile, and then turn right onto Cottonwood-Ryegrass Road/Country Road (CR) 117. Follow CR-117 for approximately 13.7 miles, and then turn right onto North Cottonwood Road/CR 129. Follow CR 129 for approximately 9.3, and then turn left onto Bureau of Land Management (BLM)/South Cottonwood Connector Road. Follow the BLM road for approximately 1.7 miles where you will then enter the Bridger-Teton National Forest and the road name changes to Wyoming Range/Forest Service Road (FS) 10046. Follow FS 10046 for 1.3 miles and bear right at the fork getting onto FS 10050. Follow FS 10050 for approximately 5 miles to the end of the road to access South Cottonwood Trailhead.

Approximate Travel details from the Town of Daniel: 32 miles, 65 minutes.