Happy Jack Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Happy Jack TH

Winter skiing and summer hiking trails are available on this summit loop.  Access from the Summit Visitor Center on I-80 to Happy Jack Road.  It is located in the Pole Mountain area and is managed by the Laramie Ranger District.

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At a Glance

Fees $5/vehicle/day
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Laramie, WY; Cheyenne, WY
Water: No water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)

General Information

Directions: From Laramie, take Interstate 80 east 9.5 miles to WY 210 (Exit 323). Turn onto Exit 323 and go left at stop sign onto WY 210/ Happy Jack Rd, then 1 mile to Happy Jack Recreation Area sign.

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