Pelican Valley Trail

MODERATE 3 reviews
#100 of 183 trails in

Pelican Valley Trail is a 15.8 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, and backpacking and is best used from July until September.

DISTANCE
15.8 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1633 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Point to Point

backpacking

hiking

trail running

forest

lake

views

wildlife

snow

no dogs

Directions from Fishing Bridge Visitor Center: Travel east on dirt road for 3 miles (5 km), across the road from Indian Pond.

hiking
9 months ago

hiking
Friday, August 07, 2015

Certainly a beautiful hike that is quite easy for anyone. We didn't realize that this would be 9 miles of nearly all meadow hiking. We also anticipated at least one bear siting considering its listed as a significant grizzly habitat. Unfortunately we didn't see much more than some beautiful birds. This is a nice family hike.

hiking
Sunday, March 10, 2013

This was a nice, easy to moderate trail in a very peaceful valley. The washed out Pelican Creek bridge is picturesque and there are some nice hills to sit and enjoy your lunch while watching the valley.