Bannock Ski Trail

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming 82190

Distance2.5mi
Elevation Gain317ft
Trailhead Elevation7,405ft
Top7,412ft
Elevation Min/Max7268/7412ft
Elevation Start/End7405/7405ft

Bannock Ski Trail

Bannock Ski Trail is a hiking trail in Wyoming and Montana. It is within Gallatin National Forest, Yellowstone National Park, and North Absaroka Wilderness Area. It is 2.5 miles long and begins at 7,405 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 317 feet. The Warm Creek picnic site can be seen along the trail.

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Day Hikes in The Beartooth Mountains (Day Hike Books)
Robert Stone
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"The Bannock Trail is a short section of the Bannock Indian route once used to reach bison hunting grounds in Lamar Valley. The trail begins at Silver Gate in the North Absaroka Wilderness. The near-level terrain parallels Soda Butte Creek, a major tributary of the Lamar River, into Yellowstone National Park. The trail crosses several streams through open meadows and forest groves." Read more
Day Hikes in Yellowstone National Park (Day Hike Books)
Robert Stone
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"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 Soda Butte Creek, a major tributary of the Lamar River, into Yellowstone National Park. The trail crosses several streams through open meadows and forest groves." Read more

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Trail Information

Yellowstone National Park
Nearby City
North Absaroka Wilderness Area
Parks
Hunting
Additional Use
Yellow Stone National Park
Local Contacts
USGS: Cooke City and Cutoff Mountain
Local Maps