Bi-Annual Moose Day

A WYOMING BIODIVERSITY CITIZEN SCIENCE INITIATIVE PROJECT


Winter Routes

The annual Winter Moose Day in Vedauwoo / Happy Jack and the Snowy Mountains is held each January! If you love to ski and snowshoe in the beautiful forests outside of Laramie, and love spotting moose or thier tracks in the snow, this event is for you.

Winter Event Routes

The routes below are those you can sign up to survey for Winter Moose Day. Not many of the routes are on actual trails - but you'll be able to follow Forest Service roads or the creek bed for the entire route.

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REGISTRATION FOR Winter MOOSE DAY IS CURRENTLY CLOSED 

Please note that the routes included here are 2017 routes. These routes may be updated for the 2018 season.

 

Expect Updates on the 2018 season in Fall 2017



Vedauwoo / Happy Jack Area

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Vedauwoo / Happy Jack area

701.E: 4 miles total - there and back; difficulty: moderate

705.G: 2 miles total - there and back; difficulty: moderate

705.KA: 3 miles total - there and back; difficulty: moderate

707.C: 3 miles total - there and back; difficulty: moderate

Blair Wallis: 4 miles total - there and back; difficulty: hard

Headquarter Trailhead: 2 miles total - there and back; difficulty: moderate

Hwy 210 to USFS 701: 2 miles total - there and back; difficulty: moderate

Middle Crow (700.B): 3 miles total - there and back; difficulty: moderate

Middle Crow: 5 miles total - there and back; difficulty: moderate

North Branch of Crow Creek: 3 miles total - there and back; difficulty: moderate

Pole Creek (732): 4 miles total - there and back; difficulty: moderate

Pole Creek Campground: 4 miles total - there and back; difficulty: easy

South Branch of Crow Creek: 2 mile total - there and back; difficulty: moderate

Turtle Rock: 4 miles total - there and back; difficulty: moderate

Upper South Branch of Crow Creek (707.D): 3 miles total - there and back; difficulty: moderate

Upper Middle Crow: 4 mile loop; difficulty: moderate

Upper North Branch of Crow Creek (707.D): 3 miles total - there and back; difficulty: moderate


Snowy Mountains Area

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Snowy Mountains area

Bear Creek: 4.5 mile loop; difficulty: hard

Boswell: 2 miles total - there and back; hard

Dry Park: 3 miles total - there and back; moderate

Illinois Creek: 5 miles total - there and back

Lodgepole Loop: 5.5 mile loop; difficulty: hard

North Fork of Little Laramie: 2 miles total - there and back; moderate

Pelton Creek: 6 miles total - there and back; moderate

Rails to Trails North: 3.25 miles total - there and back; moderate

Rails to Trails South: 2 mile loop; moderate

Sheep Mountain: near Woods Landing; 3 miles total - there and back; hard

USFS 533: 5 miles total - there and back; moderate

Woods Creek Loop: 3 mile loop; difficulty: easy

Arlington Area

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Arlington Area

Rock Creek: near Arlington (see map); 3 miles total - there and back; moderate



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