Elephant Back Mountain Trail

MODERATE 42 reviews
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Elephant Back Mountain Trail is a 3.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until September. Horses are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
3.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
820 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

horseback riding

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

no dogs

Very good hike easy to mild moderate climb. Excellent quick hike with easy access.

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This was a decent challenge with beautiful views. It was worth the the trip up. It took us 2 hrs with stops.

2 months ago

Great hike up the mountain

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Great trail to do early in the morning. It has some good elevation and spectacular views. The later in the day the more crowded the trail gets.

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LARGE bear encounter 200 yards into this hike on June 29th. One pleasant overlook of the lake.

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