Curtis Gulch Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Trail is situated within La Bonte Canyon in the Laramie Peak area, located 35 miles southwest of Douglas, Wyoming.  Steep canyon sides, along with patches of aspen and conifers, makes this area one of the most scenic on the Douglas Ranger District. The canyon bottom is about 6,000 ft in elevation, and has granite rock formations for climbing and photography.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: La Bonte Canyon (FS Road 658) is expected to be closed from 3 - 14 Oct 2017 for culvert replacement near Fort Fetterman Road (County Road 610 on private property.
Fees There is no fee.
Open Season: June
Usage: Light
Restrictions: No motorized use.
Closest Towns: Douglas, Wyoming.
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


Take State Highway 91 west then south from Douglas for 20 miles, Converse County Road 16 south for 14 miles, and northeast on Forest Road 658 for one mile. The pavement ends about 25 miles outside of Douglas and is gravel the remainder of the way, but is easily accessible by car. Curtis Gulch Trailhead is just 50 yards west of Curtis Gulch Campground, on the north side of the road

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