Crescent Lake-High Lake

Yellowstone National Park, Montana

Distance9.2mi
Elevation Gain4,324ft
Trailhead Elevation8,071ft
Top9,413ft
Elevation Min/Max7760/9413ft
Elevation Start/End8071/8071ft

Crescent Lake-High Lake

Crescent Lake-High Lake is a hiking trail in Park County, Montana. It is within Yellowstone National Park and Gallatin National Forest. It is 9.2 miles long and begins at 8,071 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 18.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 4,324 feet. The WE6 camp site can be seen along the trail. This trail connects with the following: Wd5, Specimen Creek, Sportsman Lake and Wd4.

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Hiking Yellowstone National Park (Falcon Guides)
Bill Schneider
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"A strenuous three- or four-day backpacking trip through high-altitude scenery and lots of elk.The hike starts out spectacularly and then gets better. The first 2 miles of trail meander along Specimen Creek and through mature, unburned forest. This section of travel is fl at, easy, and in great shape; you can frequently see moose in the meadows along the stream. If you chose the clockwise route, turn left (northeast) at the first junction." Read more

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Trail Information

Yellowstone National Park
Nearby City
Gallatin National Forest
Parks
Trails Illustrated Mammoth Hot Springs; USGS Sportsman Lake and Big Horn Peak
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Dec 2018