Trail Creek

Alta, Wyoming

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Overview

Trail Creek Campground is located along Trail Creek on scenic Teton Pass, just 7 miles from Victor, Idaho at an elevation of 6,600 feet. Visitors enjoy fishing, exploring local trails and sightseeing in this beautiful region.

Recreation

Trail Creek offers fishing for Yellowstone cutthroat and brook trout. Hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding are popular activities on the nearby Mikesell Canyon Trail, which begins 2 miles away at Mike Harris Campground.

Facilities

The campground contains single-family sites, many of which back onto the creek. All sites are equipped with picnic tables, campfire rings, grills and food storage lockers.

Accessible vault toilets, drinking water and trash collection are provided. Roads and parking spurs are gravel. The highway is visible from most sites, so campers can expect to hear passing vehicles.

Natural Features

The campground is situated on the banks of Trail Creek in an open grassy meadow lined with Douglas fir, spruce and aspen trees. A variety of wildlife makes its home in the area, including moose and deer. Summer wildflowers are abundant.

Nearby Attractions

Popular activities in the area include the Teton Valley Summer Festival over the Fourth of July in Driggs, with a hot air balloon festival, parade, rodeo, bike races and craft booths.

Grand Targhee Resort is nearby with outstanding annual music festivals: Targhee Fest is in mid-July; Targhee Bluegrass Festival is in mid-August. The resort also offers lift-served hiking and mountain biking, scenic lift rides, guided horseback riding, a climbing wall and an 18-hole disc golf course.

Grand Teton National Park's Granite Entrance is 20 miles away; Jackson, Wyoming is 17 miles away. Yellowstone National Park is within a couple hours drive.

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