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Happy Jack Trailhead

WY 210/ Happy Jack Rd, Laramie, WY 82070
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Great hiking close to Laramie & Cheyenne

Great place to visit for a day out in nature! A little closer to Laramie than Cheyenne, but not far... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
Brandy D
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Cheyenne, Wyoming
WONDFERUL and EASY Trail in the Pole Mountain Area of Medicine Bow Natl Forest

Trailhead is just off WY210 about 2 minutes off I-80. This is a beautiful portion of the Medicine... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Fisher327
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Buffalo, Wyoming
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16 Jun 2017
“Great hiking close to Laramie & Cheyenne”
14 Jun 2017
“WONDFERUL and EASY Trail in the Pole Mountain Area of Medicine Bow Natl Forest”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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WY 210/ Happy Jack Rd, Laramie, WY 82070
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

Great place to visit for a day out in nature! A little closer to Laramie than Cheyenne, but not far from either. Great views of the surrounding areas. Lots of trees, mountains, streams. I would say heavily visited by hikers, mountain bikers, horseback riders, etc.

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Reviewed 15 June 2017

Trailhead is just off WY210 about 2 minutes off I-80. This is a beautiful portion of the Medicine Bow National Forest. The trail is not difficult. The rock outcropings are hard to believe and the grasslands provide a great backdrop to the mountains and hills.

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Reviewed 3 September 2016

The trails and vistas were fantastic but the maps, or lack thereof, and trail markers leave much to be desired. Bring extra water and snacks. There are no trail maps at the self-registration center, only a place to pay for the day-use and a log...More

Thank Jay M
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

Take this route if you are travelling between Laramie and Cheyenne. The scenery is stunning, the traffic is minimal. You will not be disappointed. It is only about 5 minutes longer than the interstate.

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Reviewed 5 July 2016

Great place outside Laramie to enjoy the great outdoors. Especially nice in fall, when the aspen are changing.

Thank JANE R
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