Horsetail Creek East Fork | Mountain Bike the Tetons

Horsetail Creek East Fork

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Access

This trail can be accessed directly from the trailhead on the Gros Ventre Road [Directions to trailhead from Kelly, WY] or indirectly from Ditch Creek by starting at the Teton Science School [Directions from Kelly, WY] and pedaling up Ditch Creek Road.

Options

This trail can be ridden as a an out and back; as a loop by starting at the Horsetail Creek trailhead on Gros Ventre Rd, pedaling up to the junction with Horsetail Creek proper and returning downhill on Horsetail Creek proper; as a longer loop by starting at the Teton Science School, pedaling up Ditch Creek Road, continuing onto the Ditch Creek/South Ridge Trail, turning left (east) at the junction with Horsetail Creek (East & West forks/ T intersection), turning right (west) onto the Gros Ventre Road, turning right (north) onto the Lower Gros Ventre Road, and right (east) onto Ditch Creek Road to return to the Teton Science School [Directions from trailhead to trailhead]. The 11 mile road ride can be shuttled by leaving a vehicle at the Horsetail Creek trailhead [Directions to trailhead from Kelly, WY]; this loop could potentially be ridden in reverse but would be very difficult.

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Horsetail Creek East Fork

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Trail Status: Fair

Trail Condition: Some Mud

Distance: 11.26 km (7.0 mi)

Difficulty: More Difficult

Min Elevation: 2118 m (7163 ft)

Max Elevation: 2694 m (8813 ft)

Total Elevation +/-: + 263 m (863 ft) / - 766 m (2512 ft)

Min Grade: -30.9 %

Max Grade: 30.9 %

Recorded: 10/7/2012 2:48pm

Trail Status

Excellent
Fair
Poor
Closed

Trail Conditions

Tacky
Dry
Dusty
Variable
Wet
Some Mud
Very Muddy
Snow Packed
Snow Covered