Bacon Rind Creek

Yellowstone National Park, Montana 59773

Distance2.1mi
Elevation Gain292ft
Trailhead Elevation7,127ft
Top7,312ft
Elevation Min/Max7127/7312ft
Elevation Start/End7127/7127ft

Bacon Rind Creek

Bacon Rind Creek is a hiking trail in Gallatin County, Montana. It is within Lee Metcalf Wilderness Area and Yellowstone National Park. It is 2.1 miles long and begins at 7,127 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 292 feet.

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"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 through a valley surrounded by high mountain peaks. Moose, elk and grizzly bears frequent the meadow. Beyond the western park boundary, the trail enters the Lee Metcalf Wilderness in the Gallatin National Forest.

Head south past the trail sign along the north side of Bacon Rind Creek. Follow the drainage upstream through beautiful stands of pines and firs. The path remains close to the riparian watercourse for the first 0.7 miles, where the valley opens up to the Gallatin River. Bacon Rind Creek flows placidly through the wide valley between the forested hillsides. Continue up the draw to the head of the valley and
cross a stream. Evergreens enclose the top of the meadow at
the signed Yellowstone National Park boundary. This is a good"

"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 high mountain peaks. Moose, elk and grizzly bears frequent the meadow. Beyond the western park boundary, the trail enters the Lee Metcalf Wilderness in the Gallatin National Forest."

"A pleasant stroll on a flat, open, and seldom-used trail."

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Yellowstone National Park
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Yellowstone National Park
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Yellowstone National Park
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Jul 2018