Category: Lake Area

STORM POINT TRAIL

Trailhead: Pullout at Indian Pond, 3 miles east of Fishing Bridge Visitor Center Distance: 2 mile (3 km) loop Level of Difficulty: Easy   If you would like to get a good view of Yellowstone Lake off the beaten path, without expending much effort, this could be the trail for you. This easy trail starts […]

PELICAN CREEK TRAIL

Trailhead: West end of Pelican Creek Bridge, 1 mile (1.5 km) east of Fishing Bridge Visitor Center Distance: 1 mile (1.5 km) loop Level of Difficulty: Easy This very short but scenic trail passes through a forested area to the shore of Yellowstone Lake before looping back across the marsh along Pelican Creek to the […]

NATURAL BRIDGE TRAIL

Trailhead: Bridge Bay Marina parking lot near the campground entrance road Distance: 3 miles (5 km) roundtrip Level of Difficulty: Easy The natural bridge is a 51 feet high cliff of rhyolite rock that has been cut through by the process of erosion in nearby Bridge Creek. The trail from the campground traverses a forested […]

ELEPHANT BACK MOUNTAIN TRAIL

Trailhead: Pullout 1 mile (1.5 km) south of Fishing Bridge Junction Distance: 3 mile (5 km) loop Level of Difficulty: Moderately strenuous This trail climbs 800 feet in 1-1/2 miles (2.4 km) through a dense lodgepole pine forest. After a mile, the trail splits into a loop. The left fork is the shortest and least […]

AVALANCHE PEAK TRAIL

Trailhead: West end of Eleanor Lake across the road to the east of the small creek Distance: 5 miles (8 km) roundtrip Level of Difficulty: Strenuous This steep trail climbs 1,800 ft in 2.5 miles without the benefit of switchbacks, passing through a forested area and into an old avalanche slide area. It continues through […]

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