037 - UPPER WIND RIVER
EMERGENCIES: In case of emergency, call 911. Area map shows the location of the nearest phone.
Site Location: Site is in a lodgepole pine forest near some beaver ponds on Wind River. Site is across river from trail. A wood sign indicates the path to the site; the path may be marked by red arrowheads on trees. Camp safely away from standing dead trees, as near as is safely possible to the silver metal arrowhead.
Number of Sites: 1
Elevation: 8,940 feet
Distance: 1.6 miles from East Portal TH, 1.9 miles from Sprague Lake TH
Approximate Travel Time: 1 to 2 hours
Elevation Change: 620 feet gain from East Portal TH, net gain 230 feet from Sprague Lake TH (320 feet gain; 90 feet loss)
Water Source: Water may be available from river. RIVER MAY BE DRY AFTER MID-JULY. Boil or adequately treat all water.
To Reach the Trailhead (TH): East Portal TH: From Beaver Meadows Visitor Center follow Hwy 36 approximately 0.7 mile east and turn right onto Hwy 66. Drive to the end of the Hwy 66 (approximately 3 miles). Park your vehicle in the asphalt parking area on the east edge of the loop at the end of Hwy 66. Do NOT park in the Day Use Picnic Area.
Last updated: November 11, 2023