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12 feet of downward slope + ice/snow made this fun.

Hiked in the snow. Would be easier with snow shoes. But we had a lot of fun!

Beautiful. And is closer to easy than moderate. Plenty of change but plenty flat

Beautiful easy hike underwater thermo features pretty not super crowded when I was there. Avoid times of due north or me wind

Quick easy hike was crowded when I was there but cool place to see nice breaking up a big morning and afternoon hike with a quick visit here

Did this as an overnight with a couple of friends in 2014. Slept like a brick in the saddle even though it was windy as hell and our tent almost blew over, and then summited in the morning. My first peak over 10,000 ft! The scramble was really exciting, but not too difficult. There was still snowpack in late September. It was absolutely beautiful in the valleys, with flowing creeks and abundant wildlife.

Great views of the Yellowstone Canyon on this. While there is the trail that can be walked in its entirety, there are also parking spots at various places so you can make this work however you please in terms of whether you want to hike it or just stop at the designated viewpoints. I went as the sun was setting and it was incredibly beautiful.

Not for people unless you want to ford Soda Butte Creek in your boots (or snowshoes as my case was) to get to the pedestrian trail. Go down the road to the Soda Butte Creek footbridge if you want an actual hike. However, a lot of people were stopped in this area for wildlife watching. I only saw bison and moose, but supposedly wolf are often spotted there.

Very nice hike with a great view over the lake from the top. We went in mid-June and the snow was waist-deep near the top. Lots of melt made it very, very muddy so plan accordingly depending time of year. Carry bear pepper spray!

Just do it. It's beautiful, easy and underwater geysers are just plain cool. Plus---the Colors!

I have done this Mystic Falls loop three different times of the summer. Mid-to-late June is the best b/c the snow melt is awesome; the water is roaring; and there are small waterfalls that are very nice that are gone by mid-July and thereafter. Every time I go back to YNP, this hike is a Must. A repeat.

Like much of Yellowstone it feels like another planet, simply amazing.

Great hike and took 9&11 year old. They did fine but it did get steep at times. Great view at top. Bear Spray is recommended. We did not have any encounters but they are common in this trail from what we heard.

Easy hike for family. Was able to see a Mule deer bedded down and even had a Fox run past us on the trail which made the kids love it.

This was the first hike we tools our kids on in the Tetons. They loved it. We didn’t see and wildlife but the views were great

Amazing scenery Tetons are fantastic. Kids loved it

Easy hike with kids and great scenery everywhere. Loved this spot.

29 days ago

Catching up on some reviews, so recognize this was done mid-October. Probably my favorite hike of the trip. Felt a bit longer that we were expecting, but that may have been because we were tired from the day and the temperatures were quickly dropping. Anyways, very quite hike and the view was amazing at the lake. I had never seen a lake so still, and reflection of the mountains on the water was a mirror image. Beautiful spot to visit.

29 days ago

Catching up on some reviews, so recognize that I was here in mid-October. Visited for a weekend to escape busy college life, and this was our first hike in the park. Very few people, which was a big plus. Falls were beautiful and already party freezing. On our way back, we went the rest of the way around the lake, not realizing how much longer it would take. Still enjoyable and recommend the hike to any visitor.

This trail is very nice because it takes you to the top of Yellowstone’s most famous waterfall. Looking down you can truly take in the power of the falls. This path is good for all ages and is very easy. Also if you are in this part of Yellowstone I recommend you go to Artists Point for more great views of the falls.

1 month ago

The view from the southern end of the loop is expansive and very pretty on a clear day.

1 month ago

Me and my Dad did this trail when we visited the area a few years ago. Very beautiful and worth the time.

1 month ago

Beautiful in the summer, tons of wildflowers.

Absolutely beautiful hike! The lake was gorgeous and there was wild life a plenty from marmots to elk. We were there in June and had a great afternoon hiking.

1 month ago

this place is magical ....Grand Teton my favorite Mountain place Ive ever visited so far. I need to come back to do some serious hiking!

1 month ago

Hiked this trail yesterday Feb 3 on snowshoes and it was a great time. Many trees block the wind and very peaceful.

A favorite place to hike into, then take day hikes out each day to many spots. Although the trail is heavily used, it never seemed out of control. We would encounter 1-2 groups only on each trip and briefly.

1 month ago

Nice hiking

Good memories.

1 month ago

What a view! Wow... a bunch of stairs! Totally worth the slow stair adventure on the way back up to the trail. Don't worry about having to rest between flights. There are random levels to rest and catch your breath, if need be.

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