Back Basin Trail

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

DISTANCE
1.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
121 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

hot springs

views

wild flowers

wildlife

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.

24 days ago

hiking
8 months ago

10 months ago

Saturday, March 05, 2016

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.

walking
Monday, August 31, 2015

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

hiking
Monday, February 16, 2015

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