Monument Geyser Basin

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming 82190

Distance1.2mi
Elevation Gain871ft
Trailhead Elevation7,328ft
Top7,974ft
Elevation Min/Max7328/7974ft
Elevation Start/End7328/7328ft

Monument Geyser Basin

Monument Geyser Basin is a hiking trail in Park County, Wyoming. It is within Yellowstone National Park. It is 1.2 miles long and begins at 7,328 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 871 feet. The Monument Geyser Basin Trailhead parking is near the trailhead. Along the trail there are parkings. The trail ends near the Monument Geyser Basin hot spring.

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Day Hikes in Yellowstone National Park (Day Hike Books)
Robert Stone
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"The first part of this hike follows beside the Gibbon River on the south edge of Gibbon Meadows. The trail then climbs a hill to a thermal area with unusual sinter cones, mud pots, stream vents and sulfur caldrons. A special feature of this hike is that few people hike the trail, so you may receive a private showing." Read more
Hiking Yellowstone National Park (Falcon Guides)
Bill Schneider
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"A short, steep day hike to an amazing thermal area not very many people ever see." Read more
Top Trails Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks (Wilderness Press)
Andrew Dean Nystrom
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"Since there are few switchbacks, you may get the feeling that this route to a seldom-visited geyser basin was designed to discourage visitors. If you are an aficionado of geothermal activity, however, the unique juice at the end of the stiff, shadeless climb is worth the squeeze." Read more

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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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Dec 2018