Elevation: 7,800 ft.
Trailhead: Dirt road 3 miles (5 km) east of Fishing Bridge Visitor Center, across the road from Indian Pond
Distance: 6 miles (10 km) roundtrip to footbridge
Level of Difficulty: Moderate
This trail winds through the Pelican Valley providing views of the broad open valley and forest, some of the best grizzly habitat in the lower 48 states. It reaches the footbridge in 3 miles (5 km). The trail continues on through the valley. Due to grizzly bears in the area, the trail is not open until July 4th, and then it is recommended (not required) for use by groups of four people or more.