Palisades Creek

photo: Back country guide and pack string near Palisades Lower Lake. Photo by USDA Forest Service Staff. Type: Backcountry
Length: 5.70 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (off pavement)
Camping
Dogs - On leash
Equestrian - Riding
Equestrian - Pack trips
Equestrian - Other stock
Fishing
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Directions

Location: Caribou, Targee National Forest, In Targhee National Forest just east of U.S. Highway 26 between Palisades and Irwin.
States: Idaho
Counties: Bonneville
Latitude: 43.3973   Longitude: -111.213

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Description

The trail leads to two mountain lakes with high scenery views. It follows Palisades Creek all the way and is very scenic. Trail is easily walked and offers viewing of cliffs with mountain sights.

Additional Details

Width: 24 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil
Secondary Surface: Soil

Average Grade: 10%
Elevation Low Point: 5,560
Elevation High Point: 6,600
Year Designated: 1979

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: USFS - area details

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail management:
Ronald Dickemore
Targee National Forest
3659 E. Ririe Hwy.
Idaho Falls , ID 83406
(208) 523-1412
rdickemore@fs.fed.us

 

Photos

Palisades Creek shown from a bridge crossing. Photo by USDA Forest Service Staff.

Palisades Creek shown from a bridge crossing. Photo by USDA Forest Service Staff.

Inspiration Rock. Some believe that it brings you inspiration if you look down at the creek. Photo by USDA Forest Service Staff.

Inspiration Rock. Some believe that it brings you inspiration if you look down at the creek. Photo by USDA Forest Service Staff.

 

Palisades Creek Trail above the campground and equestrian parking area. Photo by USDA Forest Service Staff.

Palisades Creek Trail above the campground and equestrian parking area. Photo by USDA Forest Service Staff.

Back country guide and pack string near Palisades Lower Lake. Photo by USDA Forest Service Staff.

Back country guide and pack string near Palisades Lower Lake. Photo by USDA Forest Service Staff.

 

A group of hikers meet a horseman on the trail. Photo by USDA Forest Service Staff.

A group of hikers meet a horseman on the trail. Photo by USDA Forest Service Staff.

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