Elk Mountain

Elk Mountain, an epic enthralling road in Wyoming

Elk Mountain is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 3.405m (11,171ft) above the sea level, located in eastern-central Carbon County, in the U.S. state of Wyoming. It’s one of the highest mountain roads of Wyoming.

Nestled in the Medicine Bow Mountains, the road to the summit is unpaved. 4x4 vehicle required. The summit hosts a Radio station KBDY broadcaster.  The road is impassable in winters. Starting from Rattlesnake Pass, the road to the summit is 12.87 km (8.00 mi) long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 1.112 meters. The average gradient is 8.64%.

 

NOTICE: Due to the spread of COVID-19, many points of interest and roads are closed and travel is not recommended. Please follow all local health authority directives before venturing off, and stay safe.