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“Classic mountain bike ride” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cache Creek/Game Creek Loop

Cache Creek/Game Creek Loop
Jackson, WY
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Ranked #14 of 33 attractions in Jackson
Type: Biking Trails
Activities: Mountain biking
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Owner description: This 23-mile scenic ride offers wide jeep trails past a beautiful canopy of conifers to high alpine meadows.
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“Classic mountain bike ride”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

There is nothing more classic about the mountain bike ride known as Cache to Game. If you don't have a mountain bike, rent one at several shops and arrange to do this trip.

Visited August 2011
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Attalla, Alabama
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“Lots of wintering animals”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

Saw bison, grouses, elk, otters in a beautiful snowy setting.

Visited March 2012
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Jackson Hole, WY
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“Unbelievable wildflowers in June & July”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

I have never hiked this whole loop--but I've done the two ends of the trail. Putt-Putt (Cache Creek end) is a favorite local "in-town" trail. The Gros Ventre Wilderness abuts the town of Jackson and this trail is within that designated wilderness area. Unfortunately, the trail is close enough to town that it is heavily used by hikers, dog walkers and mountain bikers--so it doesn't feel like you are alone in the wilderness. BUT, it is such a treasure to be able to quick hike so close to town in such a beautiful valley. There are a huge variety of wildflowers starting as soon as the snow melts and depending on how much rain we might get in June, extends into July. Even if you only have 1 hour for a walk--this is the place to go.
Game Creek is similar, but is south of Jackson about 5 miles. It is not as heavily used and the wild flowers are equally beautiful--also perfect for a quick hike.
I suspect mountain bikers (I am not one) really enjoy doing the whole loop.

Visited February 2012
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Jackson, Wyoming
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“Where the local go”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

Cache Creek/Game Creek are a trail network east and south of the town of Jackson, WY. It is a haven for locals who want to walk their dogs, hike, Mountain bike, Nordic ski, hunting, horseback riding, and more. In the winter, wildlife is easily viewed from the lower trails, as they descend from the mountains to easier winter range. Recently, a cougar family has been seen in the area of the Cache Creek trail head.

All of this is National Forest, and there are some rules about its use, particularly concerning your dogs (leash in winter, and pick up after them). Since dogs can not be taken on trails in the National Parks, this is a great area to get a workout with your dog and see some terrific scenery.

The two trail-heads are separated by about 7 miles of highway and city streets, so you if plan to hike from one end to the other, you may want to place a car at the destination trail-head for the end of the hike. If you are biking through the trails, there is a pathway along the highway for you to get back to the town of Jackson. Note that horses and people have the right of way.

Visited August 2011
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