Firehole Lake Drive

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Firehole Lake Drive is a 3.3 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and scenic driving and is best used from April until October.

3.3 miles 160 feet Point to Point

kid friendly


nature trips

scenic driving



wild flowers


Firehole Lake Drive is a 2-mile (3 km) drive that passes geysers, hot lakes, hot springs-even a hot cascade. From Fountain Paint Pot, drive 1.2 mile (2 km) south (toward Old Faithful) to Firehole Lake Drive. Firehole Lake Drive is a one-way road south of Madison Junction in Yellowstone National Park. The road passes several pools, geysers, and two boardwalks. The information for this guide was taken from the Fountain Paint Pot Area Trail Guide, which is available at the Fountain Paint Pot trailhead.