The trailhead is located 17 miles west of Cody on Wyoming State Highway 14-16-20 (the road to Yellowstone). Turn right at the Four Bear Trailhead sign.
HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY
The Four Bear Trailhead provides access to the Four Bear Trail that is suitable for horseback riding, hiking, and limited mountain biking. Facilities at the trailhead include an information kiosk, horse trailer parking, horse hitching rails, and toilet facilities. The trail provides access to Four Bear Mountain climbing north approximately four miles to the Shoshone National Forest boundary where it connects to many trails on the forest.
The Four Bear Trail also intersects the Jim Mountain Trail about two miles east of the U.S. Forest Service Jim Mountain Trailhead. The elevation ranges from 5,600 feet to 7,600 feet.
Spectacular views are offered of the North Fork Shoshone River valley and fascinating volcanic spires, turrets and banded rock formations. Wildlife such as deer, elk, grizzly and black bear, and numerous bird species such as golden eagles and mountain bluebirds are often found in the trail area. This is grizzly bear country, so be bear aware!