Day Hikes in Yellowstone National Park Guide Book

by Robert Stone (Day Hike Books)
Day Hikes in Yellowstone National Park  by Robert Stone

184pp/maps
ISBN: 1573420484

Day Hikes in Yellowstone National Park is a cross-section of 82 great day hikes throughout this incredible park, from level boardwalk trails to mountainous treks up to panoramic overlooks. Highlights include vibrating views of thundering waterfalls, the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, unusual thermal features, expansive meadows, crystalline alpine lakes, and 360-degree vistas of the park.

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Trails from the "Day Hikes in Yellowstone National Park" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 73.
... Preview: The Artists Paintpots Trail tours a variety of hot pots and pools of various colors (blue, red, brown and green), steam vents and a hypnotizing boiling mud pot. The paintpots are located on the south ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yellowstone National Park"
Madison, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.2
... Preview: The Bacon Rind Creek Trail is the only hike inside Yellowstone that heads west from the Gallatin Valley. The flat easy trail parallels the meandering Bacon Rind Creek thorough a valley surrounded by h ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yellowstone National Park"
Big Sky, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.2
... Preview: The Bannock Trail is a short portion of the Bannock Indian route used to reach bison hunting grounds. The trail begins at Silver Gate in the North Absaroka Wilderness. The near-level terrain parallels ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yellowstone National Park"
Silver Gate, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.8
... Preview: The Beaver Ponds Loop begins by climbing up Clematis Gulch thorough a shady spruce and fir forest, gaining 350 feet in the first half mile. The trail then traverses rolling hills, connecting forests, ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yellowstone National Park"
Mammoth, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: The Upper Gallatin Valley is a vast, open meadow that meanders along the Upper Gallatin River for many miles. This gives you the option of choosing your own distance. The relaxing hike thorough the sc ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yellowstone National Park"
Big Sky, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 12
... Preview: Yellowstone National Park is a magnificent area with beautiful, dramatic scenery and incredible hydrothermal features. Within its 2.2-million acres lies some of the earth’s greatest natural treasures ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yellowstone National Park"
Big Sky, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: This hike is a popular and easy trail that clings to the west bank of the Gardner River en route to a hot springs. The hot springs flows over travertine rocks into the cool river, creating a swimming ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yellowstone National Park"
Gardiner, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: Bridal Falls (unofficially named) drops out of steep granite cliffs to a ledge. From the ledge, the water shoots out horizontally, dropping more than forty additional feet into a misty pool. Ferns and ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yellowstone National Park"
Silver Gate, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.6
... Preview: Dome-shaped Bunsen Peak is the eroded remains of a volcanic cone. From the top of Bunsen Peak are incredible views. You can see Mt. Holmes to the southwest; Cathedral Rock, the Mammoth Terraces and th ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yellowstone National Park"
Mammoth, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.4
... Preview: The Cascade Lake Trail is a level hike to the shores of Cascade Lake. The trail leads through large open meadows, stands of lodgepole pine trees, and across many streams and footbridges. Part of the h ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yellowstone National Park"
Canyon, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: This hike has several diverse landscapes, including a shaded stream-fed gulch; a Douglas fir and Engelmann spruce forest; an open plateau with views of Sepulcher Mountain, Terrace Mountain, and Bunsen ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yellowstone National Park"
Mammoth, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.6
... Preview: Daly Creek is the northernmost drainage in Yellowstone National Park. The hike makes a gradual ascent up the scenic valley, crossing the rolling meadows and open hillsides parallel to Daly Creek. Th ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yellowstone National Park"
Big Sky, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.2
... Preview: Duck Lake is a 37-acre lake that sits in a deep basin at West Thumb, less than 0.2 miles from Yellowstone Lake. This half-mile trail follows a ridge between the two lakes with scenic views of the Absa ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yellowstone National Park"
West Thumb, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: This trail thorough a dense forest climbs 800 feet up the elephant's back -- a mountain shaped like an elephant from the aerial view. The highlight of this hike is a magnificent overlook of Yellowston ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yellowstone National Park"
Fishing Bridge, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: Fairy Falls is a slender, 200-foot vertical waterfall that splashes into a beautiful pool in a shady rock grotto. This near-level hike skirts the edge of Midway Geyser Basin past geysers and springs p ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yellowstone National Park"
Madison, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.2
... Preview: The Fawn Pass Trail to Fan Creek is an easy hike thorough forested rolling hills and scenic meadows. The Fan Creek Trail (not shown on the USGS map) is a newer fishing access trail established in the ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yellowstone National Park"
Big Sky, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: This hike follows the first portion of the Gneiss Creek Trail from the northwest trailhead in the Gallatin. The 14-mile trail leads thorough the Madison Valley, crossing several creeks en route to the ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yellowstone National Park"
West Yellowstone, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.6
... Preview: The Gneiss Creek Trail is a 14-mile trail thorough the Madison Valley connecting the Madison Canyon with the Gallatin to the north. This hike follows the first portion of the trail from the southern t ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yellowstone National Park"
Madison, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.8
... Preview: Goose Lake and Feather Lake sit in a natural depression formed by volcanic and thermal activity. Both lakes lie alongside the Firehole River and are surrounded by lodgepole pines. This hike leads thor ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yellowstone National Park"
Madison, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.2
... Preview: Grizzly Lake, a 140-acre lake, sits in a narrow valley between two ridges. Before dropping down into the valley, the trail leads to a ridge above the lake. From this ridge is a great overlook with vie ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yellowstone National Park"
Norris, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.6

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