Obstruction Point - Deer Park Trail

Description

Ecosystem Type: Alpine meadowm subalpine forest
Trail Tread Types: Maintained
General Elevation Trend: fairly steep
Unique Features:

Trail Information

Level of Difficulty: strenuous
Distance: 7.4 miles
Elevation Change: 6100 ft. to 5400 ft.
Best Season: Early July through October
Connecting Trails: Badger Valley Trail, Elk Mountain Primitive Trail
Stock: Open to stock - stock and stock trailers are prohibited on the Obstruction Point Road and the Deer Park
Road. see regulations

Special Concerns

Leave No Trace: Please Leave No Trace of your stay to help protect park resources and to prevent further damage.
Camping Regulations: Camp on bare ground only. Only one campsite exists along this trail (Roaring Winds Camp). There is no water.

Fires: Fires are not allowed above 3,500 feet.

Wildlife Precautions: Save the Bears! Please learn how to properly secure your food to protect bears and yourself. Bear Resistant Food Containers are recommended in this area. Trees are not large enough to hang food. Do not feed any wild animals!

Safety: When traveling on snow, bring an ice axe and know how to use it.


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