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    Specimen Creek

    Yellowstone National Park, Montana
    Elevation Gain2,833ft
    Trailhead Elevation6,913ft
    Elevation Min/Max6913/9310ft
    Elevation Start/End6913/6913ft

    Specimen Creek

    Specimen Creek is a hiking trail in Gallatin County and Park County, Montana. It is within Yellowstone National Park. It is 8.1 miles long and begins at 6,913 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 16.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 2,833 feet. This trail connects with the following: Crescent Lake-High Lake, Sportsman Lake, We4, We5, We7 and Sky Rim.
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    Atlanta, GA
    Explorer | 30 pts
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    Nice and easy stroll through some beautiful meadows and woodlands. Be sure to take time to head uphill when the trail ends. A lot of terrific petrified wood discoveries along with some fascinating fossils.

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    Robert Stone
    "The nearly flat Specimen Creek Trail follows Specimen Creek up the canyon thorough a mature forest dominated by lodgepole pines. This beautiful drainage crosses bridges over feeder streams to an open meadow at the confluence of the North Fork and East Fork of Specimen Creek. The meadow is frequented by elk and moose." Read more

    Trail Information

    Yellowstone National Park
    Nearby City
    Yellowstone National Park
    Trail Guides
    Yellowstone National Park; Avalanche advisory (406)-587-6981
    Local Contacts
    U.S.G.S. Big Horn Peak - Trails Illustrated Mammoth Hot Springs
    Local Maps