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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone: North Rim

Yellowstone National Park, WY

Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone: North Rim is a 3.8 mile point-to-point trail located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible from May until October.

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Red Castle Lakes Trail
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23 Completed 10 Reviews

I am conflicted on what to rate this hike. The actual hike to Lower Red Castle Lake was nothing impressive. The destination was stunning and off the charts. Incredible views of the lake, forest, river and Castle. I didn't even go to Upper or the East Castle lakes. Just another reason to get up there again!

The first few miles of the hike is filled with dead pines and live ones mixed. This part of the hike is spent almost entirely just off to the side of a meadow in the pines. It's a so so hike for the first 8 miles or so, basically until you can see the Red Castle. Once Red Castle is in view the hike is 5+ star.

Like some of the other northern basins in the Uintas, there is horse traffic. That’s a turnoff for some people but I actually like that they have such a beautiful to freely take their horses.

There is plenty of camp areas available around the lake, and there are plenty of fish. I didn’t fish myself but noticed many of them just off shore as I circled the lake. There is also a lot of evidence of wildlife activity up there. I saw evidence of what I believed was moose, deer, and bear as others have also mentioned seeing here. Have the bear spray handy just in case.

I would not consider this hike ‘easy’ as some others have. I would say as a whole it is moderate to strenuous. There is no one part that is very strenuous but the constant gradual climb and switch backs at the end take a toll. But it is most definitely worth the hike. Amazing place to experience.

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King's Peak - Utah Highpoint
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9 Completed 9 Reviews

By far one of the most beautiful all-around scenic hikes I've ever experienced. The hike into gunsight pass is fairly easy & offers amazing views. The hike up to kings peak from gunsight pass was, at times, quite rocky. And don't let the peak deceive you, you'll definitely be fooled about how far the peak is once at the base of the summit. Overall, my number one hike of all time, so far. Oh ya, while packing up our camp site, 2 moose decided to join us.

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Grand Teton National Park Campgrounds
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407 Completed 380 Reviews

Have camped at Jenny Lake my favorite because it the smallest. Also at the Gros Venture and the Jackson Lake Campgrounds

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Back Basin
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407 Completed 380 Reviews

Much longer loop in the Norris Geyser Basin and home to one of the largest but less frequent geysers

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Porcelain Basin
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407 Completed 380 Reviews

Shortest loop in Norris Geyser basin

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Glacier Lake
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18 Completed 17 Reviews

Hike is moderately strenuous but short. Great lake for fishing and even better base camp to access several other lakes.

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Table Mountain
by Jacques Dastous

2 Completed 1 Reviews

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Amphitheater Lake Trail
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2 Completed 3 Reviews

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Amphitheater Lake Trail
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2 Completed 3 Reviews

It's a must hike

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