Agate Creek is a hiking trail in Park County, Wyoming. It is within Yellowstone National Park. It is 4.1 miles long and begins at 7,182 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 8.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 2,211 feet. The 2Y1 camp site can be seen along the trail.
Agate Creek Professional Reviews and Guides
"Located 2 miles east of Tower Junction, on the Northeast Entrance Road in Yellowstone National Park. A long day hike, mostly atop an open alpine ridge in beautiful and uncluttered country. Enjoy abundant wildlife and glorious views. This is probably one of the least known and least traveled trails in the park.Agate Creek Trail almost has to be hiked as a day hike. Its final destination, where pretty Agate Creek merges with the Yellowstone River, borders a special bear management area that is closed to humans from March 10 through November 10. One backcountry campsite does exist near the river bottom, but that site is closed Memorial Day through mid-July, AND whenever bear activity is probable."
--Bill Hunger, Hiking Wyoming (Falcon Guides).
"A moderate day hike or overnighter to a remote access point on the Yellowstone River.The trail starts out across the flat, lower section of Specimen Ridge but then starts a gradual climb up to the top of a small hill, where you find the junction with the trail coming in from the Yellowstone River Picnic Area."
--Bill Schneider, Hiking Yellowstone National Park (Falcon Guides).
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