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      Found off of exit 323 on I-80 east of Laramie, Happy Jack is a wonderful area for hiking, camping, mountain biking, cross-county skiing, snow shoeing and even home to trails for horseback riding.

      Trails ranging from .4 miles to 3 miles, there is enough space here to spend a whole day enjoying nature.

      This is a part of the Medicine Bow National Forest and a small fee is required per vehicle per day.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: No
      Land Status: National Forest
      Happy Jack Trailhead google parking directions
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 3
      • 3
      • 12
      • 26
      • 3
      • 3

      Region Status
      Caution as of Jan 27, 2024
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      68
      Trails Mountain Bike
      50
      Trails E-Bike
      2
      Trails Horse
      43
      Trails Hike
      50
      Trails Trail Running
      50
      Trails Snowshoe
      17
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      1
      Trails Nordic Ski
      20
      Total Distance
      57 miles
      Total Descent
      8,167 ft
      Total Vertical
      799 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      8,951 ft
      Reports
      510
      Photos
      39
      Ridden Counter
      9,941

      Photos of Happy Jack Recreational Area Mountain Bike

      45 |
      Jul 5, 2023 @ 6:33pm
      Jul 5, 2023
      25 |
      Jun 10, 2023 @ 3:49pm
      Jun 10, 2023
      96 |
      Oct 15, 2022 @ 8:41am
      Oct 15, 2022
      91 |
      Oct 15, 2022 @ 8:40am
      Oct 15, 2022
      90 |
      Oct 15, 2022 @ 8:40am
      Oct 15, 2022
      112 |
      Oct 15, 2022 @ 8:40am
      Oct 15, 2022
      52 |
      Sep 11, 2022 @ 6:58am
      Sep 11, 2022
      trail: Death Crotch
      519 |
      Oct 4, 2011 @ 1:42pm
      Oct 4, 2011

      Videos of Happy Jack Recreational Area Mountain Bike

      Lower UW into Middle Aspen   Happy Jack...
      8:57 | 36 | Dec 30, 2023 , Laramie
      Lower UW into Middle Aspen   Happy Jack...
      trail: Aspen
      8:57 | 32 | Dec 30, 2023 , Laramie
      Death Crotch - Happy Jack Trail System
      8:28 | 74 | Dec 30, 2023 , Laramie
      Headquarters Descent - Happy Jack Trails
      5:58 | 41 | Dec 30, 2023 , Laramie
      Eastbound Pilot Hill Connector - Laramie Wyoming
      5:00 | 34 | Dec 30, 2023 , Laramie
      Westbound Pilot Hill Connector Trail - Laramie...
      4:38 | 24 | Dec 30, 2023 , Laramie
      Laramie, WY MTB | Happy Jack Trails | UW, Mid...
      13:48 | 94 | Jan 7, 2023 , Laramie
      youtuber I came in last, but not last place, in a fat...
      trail: Pole Creek
      13:28 | 233 | Jan 18, 2022 , Laramie

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      Nov 5, 2023 @ 7:53am
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      Oct 23, 2023 @ 9:42am
      Oct 23, 2023

      Recent Comments

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      robertelliswtrailDouble Black Diamond Exit 2Trail is riding good! Steep & loose! Super...
      Jul 7, 2023 @ 1:32pm
      Jul 7, 2023
      kingkubi92trailDouble Black DiamondThis trail is not marked and trail forks...
      Jun 3, 2023 @ 7:22pm
      Jun 3, 2023
      kingkubi92trailEscapeThis trail is extremely difficult to find and...
      Jun 3, 2023 @ 7:21pm
      Jun 3, 2023
      kingkubi92trailAspenThis is a very fun trail and makes the climb...
      Jun 2, 2023 @ 8:11pm
      Jun 2, 2023
      kingkubi92trailHaunted ForestThis is a very fun downhill trail. Has some...
      Jun 2, 2023 @ 8:10pm
      Jun 2, 2023

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Vedauwoo / Blair 4 13 54.9 km
      Pilot Hill/The Schoolyard 10 17 1 18.1 km
      Curt Gowdy State Park 7 24 12 1410.3 km
      Red Mountain - Soapstone Prairie 14 423.9 km
      Beaver Meadows Resort Ranch 2 10 4 131.2 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike5047 miles7,044 ft22 miles797 ft
      #892#4673648775,198
      E-Bike22,864 ft36 ft1,424 ft56 ft
      #1,17033214
      Horse4341 miles6,234 ft19 miles797 ft
      #32#28270
      Hike5047 miles7,044 ft22 miles797 ft
      #633#3983487228
      Trail Running5047 miles7,044 ft22 miles797 ft
      #638#397487119
      Snowshoe1714 miles1,312 ft5 miles650 ft
      #106#6810225
      Backcountry Ski12 miles417 ft1 mile397 ft
      145
      Nordic Ski2011 miles1,161 ft5 miles354 ft
      #624251797
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