Along this moderate day hike, hikers will capture the alpine beauty of the Bridger Teton Wilderness, abundant wildlife, and the Wind River Range's spectacular glacial waters. You will reach Photographer Point Overlook at 4.5 miles and be awed by the largest system of glaciers in the American Rockies.
Location & Access
From US-191, Elkhart Trailhead is located approximately 15 miles northeast from Pinedale on a paved road at an elevation of 9,350 feet. Follow Fremont Lake Road and bear right right all the way past White Pine Ski Area up the narrow road to the two parking lots. Bear right at fork to the Pole Creek Trails parking lot and your hike begins!
Rain, thunderstorms, and snow can occur at anytime so come prepared with proper clothing and equipment. Backcountry hikers are asked to sign in at the registration box at the trailhead. It is unlikely you will encounter a bear during your hike but it is always advised to bring pepper spray.