Labonte Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Near the entrance to Curtis Gulch Campground in LaBonte Canyon in the North Laramie Range. 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. No dispersed camping is allowed at Curtis Gulch trailhead & within 1/4 mile of the campground.

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 No fee.
Usage: Light
Best Season: June to October
Restrictions: No vehicles over 50" in width. Wyoming State OHV sticker required on vehicles.
Closest Towns: Douglas, Wyoming.
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


Trail is situated within La Bonte Canyon, located 35 miles southwest of Douglas, Wyoming. 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. La Bonte Canyon Trailhead is in the campground.

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