Back Basin Trail

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Back Basin Trail is a 1.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Yellowstone National Park, WY that features hot springs and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from May until October.

1.7 miles 124 feet Loop

kid friendly



nature trips

trail running


hot springs


wild flowers


Back Basin is a 1.5 mile loop trail located in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming that features hot springs and geysers and is good for most skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and can be accessed from May until October.

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7 months ago

A really cool geyser basin, even though most of the geysers, like Steamboat and Echinus, don't erupt very often. Its flat, easy, and a really cool place to see.

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

Fun loop trail in the Norris Geyser area of Yellowstone. Features some geysers and hot springs.