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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 Feb 28, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      67
      Trails Mountain Bike
      50
      Trails E-Bike
      2
      Trails Hike
      50
      Trails Trail Running
      50
      Trails Horse
      43
      Trails Snowshoe
      17
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      1
      Trails Nordic Ski
      23
      Total Distance
      53 miles
      Total Descent
      7,641 ft
      Total Vertical
      799 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      8,951 ft
      Reports
      446
      Photos
      40
      Ridden Counter
      6,883

      Photos of Happy Jack Mountain Bike

      trail: Middle Aspen
      37 |
      Jun 24, 2021 @ 7:53pm
      Jun 24, 2021
      trail: Summit Loop
      66 |
      Aug 1, 2020 @ 4:35am
      Aug 1, 2020
      116 |
      Apr 29, 2019 @ 3:22am
      Apr 29, 2019
      65 |
      Dec 31, 2018 @ 6:45pm
      Dec 31, 2018
      trail: Hooch Trail
      98 |
      Oct 23, 2018 @ 12:37pm
      Oct 23, 2018
      trail: Hooch Trail
      95 |
      Oct 23, 2018 @ 12:37pm
      Oct 23, 2018
      trail: Death Crotch
      376 |
      Oct 4, 2011 @ 1:42pm
      Oct 4, 2011
      trail: Death Crotch
      364 |
      Oct 4, 2011 @ 1:41pm
      Oct 4, 2011

      Videos of Happy Jack Mountain Bike

      youtuber I came in last, but not last place, in a fat...
      trail: Pole Creek
      13:28 | 49 | Jan 18, 2022 , Laramie

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Tie City Campground Loop
      Mar 1, 2022 @ 7:10am
      Mar 1, 2022
      Snow GroomedNordic Ski Conman55
      Happy Jack
      Feb 28, 2022 @ 3:10pm
      Feb 28, 2022
      Snow GroomedNordic Ski Great skating!! Thanks for the grooming!Debpatton
      Pole Creek Alt
      Feb 5, 2022 @ 9:40am
      Feb 5, 2022
      Snow Groomedhuhmanj
      Haunted Forest
      Feb 5, 2022 @ 9:40am
      Feb 5, 2022
      Snow Packedhuhmanj
      Middle Aspen
      Feb 5, 2022 @ 9:40am
      Feb 5, 2022
      Snow Groomedhuhmanj
      Crow Creek Loop
      Dec 9, 2021 @ 7:33am
      Dec 9, 2021
      IcySeveral trees down when going up and down...rockytopper6
      LiMBS
      Dec 5, 2021 @ 1:48pm
      Dec 5, 2021
      Icydanziggidy
      Blackjack Loop 1
      Dec 5, 2021 @ 1:48pm
      Dec 5, 2021
      IdealTrees downdanziggidy
      Aspen
      Dec 5, 2021 @ 1:48pm
      Dec 5, 2021
      VariableSeveral trees downdanziggidy
      Lower UW
      Sep 6, 2021 @ 2:14pm
      Sep 6, 2021
      IdealJasenbeste7

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1965533DebpattonaddreportHappy Jack
      Feb 28, 2022 @ 3:10pm
      Feb 28, 2022
      user #1672889stefanpennerwishlisttrailDeath Crotch
      Feb 16, 2022 @ 8:01am
      Feb 16, 2022
      user #972932darmabumriddentrailDilly Dally Alley
      Feb 13, 2022 @ 1:40pm
      Feb 13, 2022
      user #1332662mountzluriddentrailCrow Creek Loop and 1 more
      Feb 7, 2022 @ 2:29pm
      Feb 7, 2022
      user #2152681huhmanjaddreportPole Creek Alt and 2 more
      Feb 6, 2022 @ 2:14pm
      Feb 6, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2216826roslynsterntrailWindy WindyLooks like this trail has been closed from the...
      Aug 2, 2021 @ 5:52pm
      Aug 2, 2021
      user #993560harrisonjgtrailHeadquarters NRTThis is not a black trail. It is a blue
      Jun 8, 2021 @ 5:07pm
      Jun 8, 2021
      user #907441lookoutkd14trailDeath CrotchOnly good DH trail left at happy jack
      Oct 25, 2020 @ 4:27pm
      Oct 25, 2020
      user #1961607mrvwbugtrailHaunted ForestThey could've put in some nice alt lines, but...
      Oct 19, 2020 @ 3:32pm
      Oct 19, 2020
      user #1961607mrvwbugtrailHaunted Forestuntil you slam on the brakes coming into a...
      Oct 19, 2020 @ 3:29pm
      Oct 19, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Vedauwoo / Blair 4 11 54.9 km
      The Schoolyard 8 12 1 18.1 km
      Curt Gowdy State Park 7 24 11 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 Bike5044 miles6,686 ft21 miles797 ft
      #873#4513743973,171
      E-Bike22,864 ft36 ft1,424 ft56 ft
      #1,0512874
      Hike5044 miles6,686 ft21 miles797 ft
      #630#3853439111
      Trail Running5044 miles6,686 ft21 miles797 ft
      #634#38343967
      Horse4338 miles5,876 ft18 miles797 ft
      #35#31277
      Snowshoe1714 miles1,312 ft5 miles650 ft
      #91#628816
      Backcountry Ski12 miles417 ft1 mile397 ft
      73
      Nordic Ski2310 miles991 ft4 miles354 ft
      #1,17981343
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