Elkhart - Pole Creek Trailhead

Located at the end of Skyline Drive, in Elkhart Park, the Pole Creek Trailhead offers a large parking area, toilet facilities and a visitor information center. The trailhead is adjacent to the Trails End Campground. Access is provided to the Pole Creek Trail, Seneca Lake Trail, and Sweeney Lake Trail. The Pole Creek Trailhead is 200 yards to the south of the Pine Creek Trailhead, which offers additional parking and corrals for stock users.

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Interpretive Site, Toilets, Parking
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Pinedale, Wyoming
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From the Town of Pinedale, Wyoming, head East on Highway 191 (East Pine Street) and make a left turn onto Fremont Lake Road, continue on this road for approximately 3 miles where the road transitions to Skyline Drive/Forest Service Road 370740 (FS-370740). Continue on FS-370740 Road for approximately 9.7 miles and turn right onto FS-370740B. Follow FS-370740B for 1.5 miles and Elkhart-Pole Creek Trailhead is on the right just beyond the Visitors Center.

Approximate travel details from the Town of Pinedale: 14 miles, 24 minutes.


This trailhead has a large parking area.

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