Big Sandy Trail
ElevationAscent: 721' 220 m
Descent: -98' -30 m
High: 9,738' 2,968 m
Low: 9,093' 2,771 m
GradeAvg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 21% (12°)
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“An easy trail along a beautiful sandy river that passes through meadows and up past Big Sandy Lake.”— Tomsen Reed
As you run by the lake, you'll start to see Haystack Mountain, and as you continue along the shore of the lake you'll drop down until you are almost level with the lake, and then cross a vibrant stream, then you'll reach the north end of the lake. From here, you'll be able to see Temple Peak and East Temple Peak, two fine specimens. It is a pretty level trail with very little elevation gain over the course of it, but it is still enjoyable throughout the entire trail!
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Land Manager: USFS - Bridger Teton National Forest Office