Mountain Ash Creek

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming 82190

Distance12.0mi
Elevation Gain2,425ft
Trailhead Elevation7,108ft
Top7,282ft
Elevation Min/Max6394/7282ft
Elevation Start/End7108/7108ft

Mountain Ash Creek

Mountain Ash Creek is a hiking trail in Alta, Wyoming. It is within Yellowstone National Park and Caribou-Targhee National Forest. It is 12.0 miles long and begins at 7,108 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 22.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 2,425 feet. The 9U6 and 9U5 camp sites can be seen along the trail. This trail connects with the following: Fish Lake-Mount Ash Cutoff, Cascade Creek-Falls River Cutoff, Terraced Falls, Union Falls, Bechler River, 9u2 and Pitchsone Plateau.

Mountain Ash Creek Professional Reviews and Guides

"The Mountain Ash Creek Trail begins near the south boundary of Yellowstone National Park below the Grassy Lake Dam spillway. The trail leads deep into the backcountry to Mountain Ash Creek, Union Falls, Bechler Meadows, and the Falls River Basin. This hike follows the first portion of the trail to Falls River and makes a loop back along Cascade Creek and Reclamation Road."

"The Mountain Ash Creek Trail, on the south boundary of Yellowstone National Park, begins at the spillway below the Grassy Lake Dam. The trail leads west to Mountain Ash Creek, Union Falls, Bechler Meadows, and the Falls River Basin. This hike follows the first portion of the trail to Falls River and makes a loop back along Cascade Creek."

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Trail Information

Yellowstone National Park
Nearby City
Caribou-Targhee National Forest
Parks
Yellowstone National Park
Local Contacts
USGS Grassy Lake Reservoir, Trails Illustraited - Old Faithful/SW Yellowstone
Local Maps

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Oct 2018