Lower Layout Creek Trail

Lower Layout Trail in Spring
Lower Layout Trail in Spring

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Lower Layout Hiking Trail Map

Lower Layout Creek Trail: Easy to Moderate, 3.4 Miles Round Trip


The Lower Layout Creek trailhead is located at the cattle guard that marks the northern end of the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range. At the cattle guard, park on either side of the road making sure you are not blocking the flow of traffic. The trail begins by hiking the old two-track road south of Layout Creek. There are several opportunities to stray from the main trail to view Layout Creek Canyon as well as see the bighorn sheep and horses that use the area. The trail forks a short distance from Bighorn Canyon. Continue following the trail to the right to the bottom of the plateau. A well-trodden horse trail leads to the top of the plateau and another amazing view.

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Last updated: April 21, 2017

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