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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone: North Rim

Yellowstone National Park, WY

Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone: North Rim is a 9.8 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Yellowstone National Park, WY 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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Hermitage Point Trail
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Cascade Lake Trail
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10 Completed 10 Reviews

This trail is beautiful and presents diverse views of forest and meadow. But it is very wet in the spring or after a heavy rain - and we were forced to go off-trail much of the time diverting to nearby higher ground or walk on the marsh grasses to avoid sinking into wet ground.
The area was so wet that we were unable to get as near to the lake as we wanted. Make sure to wear water-repellent footwear, and tie those laces tight. The mud does its best to suck the shoe right off your foot.

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Cascade Lake Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

The trail itself is beautiful. you wander alternatively through wooded areas and through open meadow. with the exception of two things, this would have been a relaxing easy 6 mile hike. the exceptions: In early spring, much of the trail and the surrounding ground is so wet, you are constantly in danger of losing your hiking boots to sucking mud. second, if you park near the trailhead and follow the markers back, you are just as likely to end up in a picnic area as the parking lot. So when you think you're almost back to your car at the trailhead and you come to a fork marking two trails, choose the trail to the right which does not have the orange trail markers pinned to the trees.

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Specimen Ridge Trail
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Porcelain Basin
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41 Completed 39 Reviews

Good place to see geysers!

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West Thumb Geyser Basin
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41 Completed 39 Reviews

Very scenic! Best place to see Geysers & the lake at the same time.

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Yellowstone Lake Overlook
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10 Completed 10 Reviews

We did this trail on a whim … we had a week of terrible weather and had to get up and down in-between snow squalls. It was cold and windy, but well worth it. Nice hiking up and down; the skies cleared just enough to give us great views at the top. Two young elk (one banded) were grazing on our way up and resting on our way down. Short and not-too-strenuous. Possibly more enjoyable than the walk around the West Thumb Geyser Basin.

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Hermitage Point Trail
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4 Completed 4 Reviews

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Cascade Canyon Trail
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6 Completed 4 Reviews

I've done this twice and both times it was awesome. THE best hike in GTNP. The Tetons are spectacular to look at but to truly experience them you have to go into them and there is no better trail to do that than Cascade Canyon. The first mile or so is strenuous as you climb past inspiration point and up into the canyon, but past that it's fairly flat with mountains on both sides, creek on left, wildlife, wild flowers, waterfalls, oh my! Simply breathtaking.

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Vedauwoo Rocks: Medicine Bow National Forest
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Beautiful trails and amazing bouldering.