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Misty Moon Trail #063

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Length

7.1 Miles 11.4 Kilometers

94%

Runnable

Singletrack

Elevation

1,360' 415 m

Ascent

-249' -76 m

Descent

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

19%

Max Grade (11°)

10,243' 3,122 m

High

9,100' 2,774 m

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A well-marked trail with gradual climbs on the way to small lakes in the shadow of Cloud Peak.

Brian Sheets

Overview

The Forest Service requires that you pack all solid human waste out of the Cloud Peak Wilderness.
Features: Fall Colors — Lake — River/Creek — Views — Waterfall — Wildflowers — Wildlife
Dogs: Leashed

Runner Notes

This is a nice easy trail for running.

Description

This trail presents a gradual, 7-mile climb to Misty Moon Lake. Expect to be in and out of trees, crossing a creek in the first mile, and then on pretty much dry trail for the rest of the way. We went in early August when there was a little rain and hail every evening, but, overall, it was pretty nice weather, between 50-80 degrees.

Flora & Fauna

Indian paintbrush, large mushrooms, and lots of other Wyoming wildflowers can be viewed along this trail. Several cow moose and elk with calves were enjoying the trail as well.

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