Fish Bench Trail - # 320

Area Status: Open
This area is Open


The area where this trail is located has been severely affected by the Wallow Fire of June 2011. The area is currently open to public use and entry - HOWEVER trails may not have been recently assessed or maintained for hazards associated with the fire, so plan your trip accordingly.

Please keep in mind that any area affected by the wildfire can be prone to hazards such as falling trees, flooding and burned out stump holes. The environment you are entering is highly susceptible to rainstorms and wind events. Any time you enter the forest, you should be aware of your environment and changing weather conditions. You are responsible for your own safety! Always look up, look down, and look all around.

The Fishbench trail is 0.8 miles long. It begins at a trailhead off FR 24 and ends at the junction with Fish Creek Trail (# 60). The trail is open for horseback riding and hiking.

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Trail Log:

  • 0.0 mile:  From the trailhead poster board, follow the trail across a flat rocky area to where it drops down a rocky point into the canyon.
  • 0.6 mile:   Junction with Fish Creek Trail (# 60).
  • 3.6 miles:  Tornado damage.
  • 4.4 miles:  Old cattle camp.
  • 5.5 miles:  Confluence of Fish Creek and Black River.      

General Information



From US 191, just north of the Hannagan Meadow Lodge, follow FR 576 north to it's junction with FR 24. Turn north (right) on FR 24 to FR 24U. Turn west (left) onto FR 24U to the Fish Bench Trailhead.. 

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