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Monday, September 11, 2023
Bridger-teton National Forest, Greys River Ranger District, Murphy Creek Campground, Squaw Fork Canyon, Squaw Creek, Stewart Peak, Salt River Range, Deer Creek Guard Station, Deer Creek Cabin, South Doe Creek
|Last Known Status||Closed For Season|
This scenic ATV trail provides visitors with panoramic mountain and forest views plus several camping options that range from primitive tent sites to a fully furnished two room cabin rental. The trail starts near Greys River Bridge and heads north, winding through pine trees and grassy meadows and ends at Forest Service Road 10138, which can be used to return back to the campground, forming a long loop.
Primitive camping with direct trail access is located near the Greys River Bridge. Additional camping can be found at Murphy Creek Campground, which has ten primitive sites overlooking the Greys Rivers. Water and vault toliets are provided but there are no hookups.
Deer Creek Cabin is located near the campground and can sleep up to six people (an additional five people are permitted to camp outside). Amenities include a stove, heater, refrigerator and lights that operate off propane. Reservations are required which can be made online.
Please note that this trail is limited to machines less than 50 inches wide and is generally open to motorized use from July through mid September. During the winter months snowmobiles are permitted. For a detailed trail map see page 5.
|Permit Required||Yes||WY ORV Sticker|
|Dates Open||July 1 - September 10|
|Other ATV Stickers Accepted||No||All non-residents must purchase a Wyoming ORV permit.|
|Spark Arrestor||Yes||A spark arresting exhaust silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.|
|Noise Limit||Yes (96 dB)|
|Whip Flags||Not Required|
|Maximum Vehicle Width||Yes (50 inches)||has entrance gate or posts|
|Motorcycles & Dirt Bikes||Permitted|
|ATVs||Permitted||(maximum width 50 inches)|
|UTV & SXS||Permitted||(maximum width 50 inches)|
|4x4 & Jeeps (registered)||Prohibited|
|Dune Buggy & Sand Rail|
|2 Stroke Engines||No Restriction|
|Camping||Some Areas||(camp in developed sites only)|
|Campfires||Some Areas||(permitted in developed campsites only)|
|Night Riding||Unknown||Not Recommended|
|Trail Blazing||Prohibited||vehicles must stay on trail|
|Comment||Large trailers are not advised at Murphy Creek Campground, maximum length is 30 feet.|
Addtl. Vehicle: $0.00
Murphy Creek Campground Fee
|Recommended Stay||Full Day|
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|Nearest City||Alpine, WY|
|From: Alpine, WY
1) Take Greys River Road east about 4 miles
2) Trailhead is on the right (south).
For Murphy Creek Campground:
3) Continue about 10 miles
4) Campground entrance is on the right (west).
For Additional Parking:
5) Continue south past Murphy Creek Campground about .25 miles
6) Veer right (south-west) to cross Greys River Bridge. Park on either side of road.
|Contact Info||Bridger - Teton National Forest - Greys River Ranger District|
671 North Washington Street
Afton, WY 83110
|Contact Info||Wyoming Department of State Parks|
2301 Central Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82002
|Comment||ORV Permit Info|
|Miles Of Trail||5|
|Elevation||6400 to 8000 ft.|
|Trail Maintenance||Marked, Not Rated, Lightly Maintained|
|Hazards||Few||(hazards assumed marked but use caution)|
|Gasoline||5-20 Miles (NW)||Alpine Market (307) 654-7573|
|Diesel||5-20 Miles (NW)||Alpine Market (307) 654-7573|
|Water||On Site||Murphy Creek Campground (307) 886-5300|
|RV Hookup||5-20 Miles (NW)||Greys River Cove RV Park (307) 880-2267|
|RV Disposal||5-20 Miles (NW)||Greys River Cove RV Park (307) 880-2267|
|Campground||On Site||Murphy Creek Campground (307) 886-5300|
|Conv Store||5-20 Miles (NW)||Alpine Market (307) 654-7573|