Summit Lake Trail

#122 of 208 trails in Yellowstone National Park

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Summit Lake Trail is a 15 mile trail located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming that features a lake. The trail is only recommended for very experienced outdoorsmen and primarily used for birding, canoeing, fishing & hiking.

Starting at Biscuit Basin, the Summit Lake Trail climbs to an altitude of 8500 ft., crosses the continental divide, and descends down the west side, exiting the park into Idaho's Targhee National Forest.

Directions from Madison Junction: Drive 14 miles south (or 2 miles north from Old Faithful Village) and turn into the Biscuit Basin parking area on the west side of the trail.

Wyoming Business Council Tourism Office, Frank Norris Jr. Travel Center, I-25 & College Drive , Cheyenne, WY, 82002-0660, Phone: 307-777-7777, Fax: 307-777-6472

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