Pelican Creek Nature Trail

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming 82190

Elevation Gain68ft
Trailhead Elevation7,747ft
Elevation Min/Max7745/7757ft
Elevation Start/End7747/7747ft

Pelican Creek Nature Trail

Pelican Creek Nature Trail is a hiking trail in Park County, Wyoming. It is within Yellowstone National Park. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 7,747 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 68 feet. Near the trailhead there are parkings.

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Day Hikes in Yellowstone National Park (Day Hike Books)
Robert Stone
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"The Pelican Creek Nature Trail follows Pelican Creek at its mouth where it meets Yellowstone Lake. The short, easy trail winds thorough the forest and across meadows to a beautiful sandy beach on the shores of Yellowstone Lake. From the beach are views of Stevenson Island and Mt. Sheridan to the southwest." Read more
Hiking Yellowstone National Park (Falcon Guides)
Bill Schneider
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"A very easy stroll near Fishing Bridge, with a chance to hear rangers interpret nature on a guided tour." Read more

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Very easy. Very pretty. Anyone can do this trail.
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If you hike this trail be prepared for some windy conditions. It is flat and very easy, but until you get into the forest you may feel like you are going to be blown away.

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Trail Information

Yellowstone National Park
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Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park
Local Contacts
Trails Illustrated Yellowstone Lake; USGS Lake Butte
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Dec 2018