Shoshone Lake

Jackson, Wyoming 83002

Shoshone Lake

Shoshone Lake Professional Review and Guide

"Multi-day loop backpacking trip to Shoshone Lake. Overall this hike has minimal elevation gain, but several short,
steep hills around the lake.

A three-night, four-day trip with an easy first day which leaves time for driving to the trailhead. Shoshone Lake is one of the most popular backpacking destinations in Yellowstone. In addition, paddlers come up the Lewis River and camp at the lake which actually has more boat-access-only campsites (not covered inthis book) than trail-access campsites. If you want to avoid an overpopulation of mosquitoes, wait until late August to go to Shoshone Lake."

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Trail Information

Jackson
Nearby City
28.3
Distance
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Difficult
Skill Level
Yellowstone National Park (307) 344-3160
Local Contacts
Trails Illustrated Old Faithful and Craig Pass, Shoshone Geyser Basin, Lewis Falls USGS quads
Local Maps

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Jul 2018