Pahaska Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Pahaska Trailhead is one of the more popular trailheads for horse use along the North Fork of the Shoshone River.  Trails leading from this area can take you into the North Absaroka Wilderness.

At a Glance

Reservations: Non-reservable
Area Amenities: Toilets,Parking
Fees No fees
Restrictions: Special Order 04-00-104 related to food storage and sanitation applies. Weed free hay or cubes are required. Camping at the Pahaska Trailhead is limited to hard-sided camping units only and to people with saddle and/or pack stock. Due to grizzly bear activity, tents and pop-up campers are not allowed. Dispersed campfires are not permitted at Pahaska Trailhead.
Water: Unavailable

General Information


This site is not accessible to persons with mobility impairments.

General Notes:

16-day stay limit

No cellular phone service

From Cody, travel west on U.S. Highway 14/16/20 for approximately 45 miles.

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Parking pull-through parking for trailers