Norbeck Wildlife Preserve Trail System

  

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The Norbeck Wildlife Preserve and Black Elk Wilderness Trail System has eighteen trails ranging in length from 0.6 mile to 8.9 miles. Unless otherwise noted, the trails listed are open for hikers and stock users only.

Individual Trail Information: (Also see Trail Brochures)

  • Lost Cabin Trail (Trail #2), 5.0 miles.
  • Norbeck Trail (Trail #3), 6.3 miles.
  • Trail #4, 2.3 miles.
  • Willow Creek-Rushmore Trail (Trail #5), 1.9 miles.
  • Sunday Gulch Trail (Trail #6), 3.2 miles
  • Grizzly Bear Creek Trail (Trail #7),  6.3 miles.
  • Willow Creek Loop (Trail #8), 2.8 miles.
  • Harney Peak (North) Trail (Trail #9), 4.7 miles.
  • Harney Peak (South) Trail (Trail #9), 3.8 miles.
  • Horsethief Lake Trail (Trail #14), 2.7 miles.
  • Iron Creek Trail (Trail #15), 2.4 miles, Difficulty Rating: Easy. Mountain biking allowed.
  • Iron Mountain Trail (Trail #16), 1.4 miles.
  • A portion of the Centennial Trail (Trail #89), 8.9 miles.
  • Centennial Bypass Trail (Trail #89B), 1.7 miles.
  • Blackberry Trail, 0.8 mile.
  • Sylvan Lakeshore Trail, 1.0 mile, Difficulty Rating: Easy.
  • Cathedral Spires Trail, 0.9 mile.
  • Little Devils Tower Trail, 0.6 mile.

Norbeck Wildlife Preserve and Black Elk Wilderness Trail System brochures are available at most Ranger District Offices and at the Forest Supervisor's Office.

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