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2.9 miles

Brooks Lake Lodge to Barbers Point

Togwotee Pass

Fee: $0.00


The trail starts at Brooks Lake Lodge. A longer version of this trail starts just east of Togwotee Pass, on the north side, following a forest service road out to Barbers Point then into Brooks Lake.


Starting from Brooks Lake Lodge, the forest service road to Barbers Point offers a short, easy, and scenic cross-country ski experience. Wide vistas of the Pinnacles, the upper Wind River Valley, Lava Mountain, and the distant northern peaks of the Wind River Range are visible on clear days.

Parking: is available at Brooks Lake Lodge.

Skiing Experience: The trail provides an easy skiing experience suitable for all skill levels.


Beginnings: Leave the main lodge, head out the main gate, and turn right (south) onto the forest service road. The snow-covered road, also used by snowmobilers, runs 2.5 miles south from the lodge to Barbers Point and continues another 2.5 miles to WY Hwy 287.

Views: Enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding landscape, including the Pinnacles and the Wind River Range.

Trail Options: The trail can be skied as an easy out-and-back from Brooks Lake Lodge or as part of a longer loop from Hwy 287 into Brooks Lake Lodge and return via Brooks Lake Road.

Return: Return via the same route or plan ahead to leave a car at Hwy 287 or allow time to ski back to the starting point near Togwotee Pass.

Summer Hikers: Visit brookslake.com for more information on summer trail options in the region.

Elevation gain: 91m