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Murphy Squaw ATV Trail

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Other Names

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 StatusOpen

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.

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REGULATIONS

Permit RequiredYesWY ORV Sticker
Dates OpenJuly 1 - September 10
Other ATV Stickers AcceptedNoAll non-residents must purchase a Wyoming ORV permit.
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting exhaust silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise LimitYes (96 dB)
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle WidthYes (50 inches)has entrance gate or posts
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles Motorcycles & Dirt BikesPermitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsPermitted(maximum width 50 inches)
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXSPermitted(maximum width 50 inches)
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates 4x4s / Jeeps (registered)Prohibited
Dune Buggy/Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Prohibited
2 Cycle EnginesNo Restriction
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingSome Areas(camp in developed sites only)
Campfire Restrictions CampfiresSome Areas(permitted in developed campsites only)
Night RidingUnknownNot Recommended
Trail BlazingProhibitedstay on trail
Rule Enforcement
CommentLarge trailers are not advised at Murphy Creek Campground, maximum length is 30 feet.
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TYPE OF AREA

AreaMotorized Trails
LandNational Forest

FEES & PASSES

Parking(None)
Entry(None)
Riding(None)
CampingYes
Tent: $10.00
RV: $10.00
Addtl. Vehicle: $0.00
Murphy Creek Campground Fee

RATINGS

Our RatingRatingGood
Recommended StayFull Day
Comments(Scroll Down For Rider Reviews & Comments)

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

Nearest CityAlpine, WY
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Trail MapGo To Trail Map
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.

OFFICIAL CONTACTS

Contact InfoBridger - Teton National Forest - Greys River Ranger District
671 North Washington Street
Afton, WY 83110
(307) 886-5300
mailroom_r4_bridger_teton@fs.fed.us
www.fs.usda.gov
Contact InfoWyoming Department of State Parks
2301 Central Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82002
(877) 996-7275
(307) 777-6323
state.parks.parks@wyo.gov
wyoparks.state.wy.us
CommentORV Permit Info

RIDER COMMENTS & REVIEWS

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TERRAIN

Miles Of Trail5
Climate TypeForest
Elevation6400 to 8000 ft.
Trail MaintenanceMarked, Not Rated, Lightly Maintained
Loose DirtThis trail has little loose dirt.Little
Hard PackThe trail has mostly hard pack terrain.Mostly
SandThis trail has no sandy areas.None
MudThe trail has little mud after it rains.Little
DustThe trail has little dust on typical days.Little
RocksThis trail has some rocks.Some
TreesThe trail has almost all trees.All
Steep HillsThis trail has few steep hills.Few
Water CrossingsThe trail has no water crossings.None
Small JumpsThis trail has no small jumps.None
Large JumpsThis trail has no large jumps.None
BermsThe trail has few berms.Few
Sand/Gravel PitsThis national forest has no sand or gravel pits.None
Single TrackThis national forest has no single track trails.None
RoadsThis national forest has some roads.Some
ShadeThis national forest has many shaded areas.Many
HazardsThis trail has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis trail has little beginner terrain.Little
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis trail has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis trail has some expert terrain.Some

KEY SERVICES

Gasoline Gasoline5-20 Miles (NW)Alpine Market (307) 654-7573
Diesel Diesel5-20 Miles (NW)Alpine Market (307) 654-7573
Potable Water WaterOn SiteMurphy Creek Campground (307) 886-5300
RV Hookups RV Hookup5-20 Miles (NW)Greys River Cove RV Park (307) 880-2267
RV Dump Station RV Disposal5-20 Miles (NW)Greys River Cove RV Park (307) 880-2267
Primitive Camping CampgroundOn SiteMurphy Creek Campground (307) 886-5300
Convenience Store Conv Store5-20 Miles (NW)Alpine Market (307) 654-7573
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