The staging area for this loop is located just off Highway 12 on Fishcreek Road.
This trail is an ATV or OHV trail. There are a few different hikes you can choose to take along the way.
The North Slope ATV trail is 12 miles long. Each trail leading of the main one will indicate specific distances.
This trail is considered for the most part EASY. The last couple of miles on the trail are really rocky and become way more advanced.
Mostly a dirt trail with some rocky parts.
This trail is designed for ATV and OHV only.
The weather varies and will affect the road conditions greatly. Be sure to check the Visitors Center before starting out on your tour.
If you run into problems, help may not be able to arrive right away so make sure you are prepared with enough food, water and clothing.
There is dispersed camping along the trail, but no facilities. Make sure that you have accommodations in a local town to be sure that your needs are met.
TRAIL COORDINATES / POINTS OF INTEREST
|Name (Click name below to view map)||GPS||Latitiude||Longitude|
|North Slope Staging Area A||N 38d14’17” W 111d22’32”||38.238056||-111.375556|
|North Slope Staging Area B||N 38d12’40” W 111d22’21”||38.211111||-111.3725|
|Carcass Creek Loop Lower Trail||N 38d12’20” W 111d22’32”||38.208056||-111.375556|
|Upper Trail||N 38d11’54” W 111d23’09”||38.198333||-111.385833|
|Fish Creek Staging Area||N 38d11’40” W 111d24’04”||38.194444||-111.401111|
|Green Lake||N 38d11’20” W 111d26’58”||38.188889||-111.449444|
|Fish Creek Reservoir||N 38d09’50” W 111d26’06”||38.163889||-111.435|
Get a closer look
Right from the beginning of the trail, the North Slope has incredible views and places to explore. Don’t rush the trail, just remember to take some time and sqeeze everything in.
Do it at your own pace
The trail head locations will give you some points of interest and the coordinates to help you get the most out of your ride.
Take in the views
There are several places to stop and take in the incredible viewsMaking time to see the best views would mean taking a hike from Green lake to top of the mountain. This hike is a 25 minute hike. It is very strenuous, but worth the effort.Elevation at Green Lake: 10,371
Elevation at point: 11,050