Alta, Wyoming

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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Photograph Lewis Falls, Yellowstone NP

    4.0
    0.32 mi
    If you are coming into Yellowstone National Park from the South Entrance Road (also known as Highway 89) be prepared to stop minutes before Lewis Lake to hike to this waterfall. After crossing the bridge over the Lewis River pull over on the right hand side of the road, there should be plenty of ...
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  • Jackson, Wyoming

    Take a Dip at "Hippie" Hot Springs

    4.8
    Hippie Hot Springs is definitely one of the better kept secrets in the area. In fact, locals will probably get mad that I am even letting others know about it. Recently the Park Service has really cracked down on people illegally bathing in the more popular hot springs up near Flagg Ranch. The go...
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  • Dubois, Wyoming

    Explore the Breccia Cliffs

    As you drive from Dubois to Togwotee Pass or Grand Teton you will no doubt notice beautiful cliffs right off the road. These are the Breccia Cliffs. This whole area offers plenty of places to explore, photograph, fish, swim, hike and much more including places like Wind River Lake, Brooks Lake, a...
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  • Island Park, Idaho

    Hike the River Trail and Ranch Loop at Harriman State Park

    3 mi / 20 ft gain
    Located at 6,100 feet above sea level, Harriman State Park (also called "the Ranch") is renown for it's fly fishing along the Henry's Fork. Whether you bring a fly rod or not, this scenic loop through the park is a delight for hikers of all abilities.Make a stop at park headquarters to pay the en...
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    Hike to Lone Star Geyser

    4.5
    5 mi
    Lone Star Geyser gets its name from being one the most isolated major geysers. The trailhead begins just south of Old Faithful, along the Loop Road. This trail follows the Firehole River for 2.5 miles along an old service road, through a mix of wooded areas and open meadows. Wildlife spotting is ...
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Upper Geyser Basin Old Faithful Observation Point Loop

    4.7
    5.03 mi
    Starting at the Old Faithful Visitor Center, you can follow a flat, meandering path along the Firehole River to view several different geysers and geothermal features. The trail begins on an accessible, paved path but then changes to well-maintained gravel. Depending on the time and energy you h...
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  • Dubois, Wyoming

    Camping at Brooks Lake

    5.0
    Brooks Lake is going to be a short 45 minute drive east of Grand Teton, but the spectacular scenery is well worth the drive. This lake is a grizzly bear hot spot, so keep your eyes open. If you pack your rod and reel, then this is a great spot to fish for trout. If photography is one of your favo...
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Old Faithful

    4.3
    0.69 mi / 72 ft gain
    Starting at the Old Faithful Lodge, which is a sight to see in itself, several trails start out heading away the actual Old Faithful geyser. You can take either one as they form a loop so you will eventually end up back where you started. It is a combination of dirt trails and wooden walkways tha...
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Photograph the Elusive Beehive Geyser

    5.0
    0.1 mi
    Located in the Upper Geyser Basin along the banks of the Firehole River is the world famous Old Faithful geyser which is typically seen as a "must do" on any trip to Yellowstone National Park.  While at the famous geyser a small portion of visitors each year are lucky enough to happen upon the er...
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  • Teton County, Wyoming

    West Thumb Geyser Basin Trail

    5.0
    1.01 mi / 62 ft gain
    West Thumb Geyser Basin Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Photograph the Milky Way over Yellowstone's West Thumb Geysers

    5.0
    0.7 mi
    Visiting Yellowstone National Park during the daytime is enchanting; with its geysers, lake and wildlife attracting tourists and photographers from across the world. Stay after dark however, and the park takes on a magic that is as indescribable as it is dynamic. Combine this magic with clear; da...
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Camp at Indian Creek Campground at Yellowstone NP

    Indian Creek Campground is located inside Yellowstone National Park, closest to the northern entrance of the park and just eight miles from Mammoth Hot Springs. It's open from mid-June through mid September and is just $15 a night to camp at. The campground itself is very well maintained and kept...
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Mystic Falls Loop

    5.0
    3.5 mi / 500 ft gain
    Mystic Falls is located in the Biscuit Basin area of Yellowstone National Park. Biscuit Basin’s parking lot is approximately 2 miles north of Old Faithful along Grand Loop Road. Start your hike along the Biscuit Basin boardwalk. The boardwalk provides access to several thermal features includin...
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  • Dubois, Wyoming

    Photograph Brooks Lake Creek Falls

    5.0
    0.5 mi
    This waterfall is is located at the Falls campground near Togwotee Pass. Located right off the highway it is a must stop on your way to Yellowstone or Grand Teton. If you choose to camp here, the waterfall is literally right in your backyard, no hike necessary. However, if you aren't camping here...
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Drive the Grand Loop in Yellowstone NP

    4.7
    Many people who live an active our outdoor lifestyle have been to many places to climb, hike, camp, etc. Yellowstone National Park needs to be on every single persons bucket list. Sometimes you need to do the tourist thing and see the iconic sites for yourself. Yellowstone is massive and would ...
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