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Heart Lake Trail

MODERATE 7 reviews
#76 of 214 trails in

Heart Lake Trail is a 14.9 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from July until September.

DISTANCE
14.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1,427 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

backpacking

camping

fishing

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

bird watching

forest

lake

hot springs

views

wild flowers

wildlife

no dogs

This trail is often closed until at least July 1st because of bear-management concerns, so check on this before heading to the trailhead. If you stop to investigate thermal areas, be careful not to disrupt delicate ecosystems or burn yourself.

hiking
7 months ago

Épuisante par son retour en ascension, mais vaut vraiment la peine pour le magnifique lac et sa vue sur les montagnes! Idéal pour une petite baignade dans le lac en été!!!!

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Relatively flat, beautiful hike and great fishing!

backpacking
Saturday, July 22, 2017

Great trail for getting away from the usual traffic. Suggest climbing My. Sheridan for views of Yellowstone Lake and The Grand Tetons on clear days.

hiking
6 months ago

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

hiking
Saturday, August 24, 2013