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Houston Creek

Consensus:    (details)
 5.0 from 1 vote
dblack  Extremely Difficult from 1 vote
Rank: #11 in the Black Hills area
#37 in WY, #1,173 Overall
Views: 63. Last 30 days: 1
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Trail near Sundance,  area, 
“A short connector from Warren Peak highway to the Carson draw System.”
Adrian Whitmore on May 1, 2013
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2.54.1 milesKilometers 12’4 m Ascent 6,376’1,943 m High 7% Avg Grade (4°)
Singletrack Type -961’-293 m Descent 5,426’1,654 m Low 19% Max Grade (11°)
Restrictions
This trail closes in the winter. No trail marks are evident and it's not a Forest Service trail.
Description
This trail begins at Warren Peak highway, and heads down an embankment to connect to the Forest Service road. It meanders down a short two track section of road to a creek crossing point of the road. This is Houston creek; take the left.

It meanders down along the stream, with summer cattle moving the trail on a yearly basis. It contains multiple rock gardens, stream crossings, and a hike-a-bike. At one point it's difficult for the GPS to get satellites due to the cliff sections bordering the trail. Water has been found to flow at least 4-5 ft high during spring. Later in summer and fall, the stream skips in and out of the ground creating the rock garden stream crossings.

Animals known to be habituating the area: mountain lions, cattle, foxes, coyotes, owls, occasional technical mountain bike rider.
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COMMENTS
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5.0 (1)
A quick theft of time for a ride.
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5.0 (2)
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4.7 (3)
The classic loop in the Bearlodge mountains if you only have time for one ride.
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PHOTOS of Houston Creek
 3.3 from 3 votes
Houston Creek- View south (Sundance, Wyoming)
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View of Houston creek trail, looking north (Sundance, Wyoming)
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Houston creek drainage (Sundance, Wyoming)
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