CDNST - Deep Jack Trailhead

Area Status: Open

The Deep Jack Trailhead provides access to the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail after June 15 each year. The trailhead is located on Forest Road 830 in the Sierra Madre Range and is managed by the Brush Creek/Hayden Ranger District. Dispersed camping is not allowed within 300 feet of the trailhead, but is allowed along the trail, as long as the camp is more than 100 feet from the trail and streams. The trail winds through mixed conifer forest. The trail is marked with rock cairns, posts, tree blazes and CDNST signs. GPS units and topo maps of the area are suggested. There are no restroom facilities at the trailhead. The nearest campground is Jack Creek Campground approximately five miles north of the trailhead. The Jack Creek campground has toilets, trash service, drinking water and 16 campsites with fire grates and picnic tables. ACCESS from Saratoga, WY is by Carbon County Road 500 west to the intersection with NFSR 452. Stay on NFSR 452 past the Jack Creek Campground to the junction of NFSR 452 and NFSR 830. Continue west on NFSR 830 for approximately two miles to the trailhead parking lot.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: mid-June thru October, weather permitting.
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Saratoga, WY
Water: No
Restroom: No

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