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The Hole-in-the-Wall

The Hole-in-the-Wall is approximately 40 miles southwest of Kaycee, Wyoming (map). It's a colorful and scenic red sandstone escarpment that is rich in legend of outlaw activity in the late 1800s, most notably Butch Cassidy and the Wild Bunch Gang. The "hole" is a gap in the Red Wall that, legend has it, was used secretly by outlaws to move horses and cattle from the area. The area is primitive in nature, with no services. Visitors should be skilled in cross-country travel and take adequate water, food, and fuel. Please pack trash from the area, and respect private property owners who are working with the BLM to make this an enjoyable recreation opportunity.


To access the area, take Interstate 25 south from Kaycee to the TTT Road exit. At TTT Road exit, drive south about 14 miles to Willow Creek Road (County Road 111). Take this road west for about 18 miles to a primitive two-track road which bears north. This is County Road 105. As you travel along County Road 105 there are a number of livestock gates that must be opened and closed.

The access road terminates at the Hole-in-the-Wall parking lot and trail head. A hiking trail to the "Hole" is about 2.5 miles on uneven terrain. Hikers are reminded that the trail, located on public land is adjacent to private land, so hikers must stay on the trail. Again, please close any gates along the trail.

Horseback access to the Hole-in-the-Wall is allowed, please contact the Buffalo Field Office for specific directions and a map.

Travel on this road is only advisable during dry conditions
 with a high clearance vehicle.
Please stay on the marked roads and trails.