Green Mountain Falls Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

The Green Mountain Falls Trailhead provides access to one of the most popular day hiking destinations in the Sierra Madre Range. The falls are located at the end of the Green Mountain Falls Trail. Many hikers park near the intersection of Forest Roads 550/550.2H as the road becomes a rough 4WD road. It is managed by the Brush Creek/Hayden Ranger District.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Trailhead access from Forest Road 550, follows the North Fork of the Encampment River upstream to a small series of waterfalls.
Open Season: June
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Encampment, WY
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

Drive west of Encampment for 6 miles on Wyoming State Highway 70. Turn onto National Forest System Road (NFSR) 550. Continue driving for another 2 miles until you reach NFSR 550.2H. Take the 550.2H road and drive approximately 1.5 to the trailhead, there are signs marking the way (this trailhead is also referred to as the North Fork trailhead). The 550.2H road is recommended for four-wheel drive and high clearance vehicles only. Many trail users begin at the parking area just off of NFSR 550 to avoid driving on the rough road


Directions:

From Encampment go west on HWY 70, Battle Pass Road.  Turn right on NFSR # 550, then left on 550.2H.  Most hikers park at the intersection of Forest Roads 550/550.2H as the road beyond this point is a rought 4WD road.


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General Info:

Directions

From Encampment go west on HWY 70, Battle Pass Road.  Turn right on NFSR # 550, then left on 550.2H.  Most hikers park at the intersection of Forest Roads 550/550.2H as the road beyond this point is a rought 4WD road.


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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
1.7

  Latitude : 
41.15189

  Longitude : 
-106.91558

  Elevation : 
8400 - 8800

 



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