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Norris Geyser Basin

Distance: 2.8 miles or less Type: Out and back / Loop Difficulty: Easy The Norris Geyser Basin should be high on everyone’s list of sights to see in Yellowstone, or at least part of...

Turquoise Pool and Stars 0

Midway Geyser Basin

Distance: 0.75 miles Type: Lollipop Difficulty: Easy The Midway Geyser Basin is definitely one of the crown jewels of roadside attractions in Yellowstone National Park (and its parking lot attests to that). It features...

Moose Falls

Moose Falls

Moose Falls is the kind of hike that is so short and sweet that there’s really no point in not doing it. With the entire hike (if you could even call it that) adding...

Fountain and Clepsydra Geysers

Fountain Paint Pots

Fountain Paint Pots has the unique distinction of being one of the only easily accessible walks in Yellowstone that has great examples of all four types of thermal features. These are hot springs, geysers,...

Beaver Ponds and Mountains

Beaver Ponds Loop

The Beaver Ponds Loop is an excellent hike to get you away from the crowds at Mammoth Hot Springs, as well as provide you with fantastic views over the surrounding landscape. With plenty of...

Harlequin Lake Reflections

Harlequin Lake

Harlequin Lake is a short and sweet hike for anyone wanting to take a break around the Madison Junction area. The trail is only one mile round trip and with the exception of a...

Lone Star Geyser Eruption

Lone Star Geyser

Lone Star Geyser is a popular hike for many different reasons. It’s a unique geyser located slightly off the beaten path, it has a massive cone at its base, it’s one of the most...

Monument Geyser Basin

Monument Geyser Basin

The Monument Geyser Basin was previously one of the must-see sights of Yellowstone. Due to fading thermal activity, however, it often goes completely overlooked. The fumaroles aren’t quite as loud and the geysers don’t...

Twilight Over Mountain Peak

Swift Creek to Shoal Creek Loop

The views at the top of Swift Creek, leading to the Crystal Creek and Gros Ventre River headwaters are easily some of the most epic mountain views in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, but it...

Jackson Lake and Teton Mountains

Grand View Point

Tip: Bring bear spray. Seriously. It’s not just for the safety of you, but also the bear. Even if you’re at fault, the park will put down the bear for attacking. The Grand View...

Sunlight Breaking Through Clouds

Bearpaw Lake and Trapper Lake

Bearpaw Lake and Trapper Lake Trail Description For those looking for an easy-going, but rewarding hike, Bearpaw Lake and Trapper Lake make for great destinations. Both are tucked away at the base of Mount...

Gros Ventre Road and Foothills

Atherton Ridge – East to West

The Atherton Ridge Trail is a relatively forgotten trail, but is well worth the effort. Neither side is considerably easier to climb than the other, but most people prefer to hike east to west...