5.7 miles
Distance
115 ft
Climb
-1,473 ft
Descent
01:00:14
Avg time

Middle Fork (Lower) Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Horse
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Sinks Canyon
    Lander, Wyoming
  • Ref Number
    #700
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (2 votes)
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
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  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #165475 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #40010 in Trail Running
    • #65262 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 90 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback

Fast and fun with lots of tech on a mountain bike. For hikers this is the lower part of Middle Fork that starts the big trek up to many trail loops and back packing options in the Wind River Range.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Middle Fork (Lower) multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,359 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,139 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,509 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,498 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,139 ft
  • Grade
    -4.5%
  • Grade max
    -43.6%
  • Grade min
    16.2%
  • Distance climb
    3,973 ft
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,828 ft
  • Avg time
    01:00:14
  • Avg reverse time
    01:02:58
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on Nov 27, 2023
Snow Covered
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      Middle Fork (Lower) Trail Reports

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      Nov 27, 2023 @ 6:40am
      Nov 27, 2023
      reporter 30+ " of snow in Sinks Canyon after Thanksgiving storm
      Sep 6, 2023 @ 12:02pm
      Sep 6, 2023
      reporter Dry, fall is starting to creep in
      May 8, 2023 @ 10:58am
      May 8, 2023
      reporter Dry up to the falls trail, prevalent mud above this point.
      Nov 29, 2022 @ 10:04am
      Nov 29, 2022
      reporter Up to 6" of snow in the canyon. Winter is here!
      Oct 5, 2022 @ 9:30am
      Oct 5, 2022
      reporter Perfect fall riding conditions after this weekend's rain.
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      • 3 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
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      • 49 rides
      • Last: Nov 18, 2023

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