Purple Mountain Trail, Yellowstone National Park

4.8
#20 of 22 in Trails in Yellowstone National Park
Hiking Trail · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • Fun hike. Switchbacks up to the top and back. My 12 year old and I got up early and did the hike in early June. On a clear day you can see the Tetons and great views of Old Faithful. Not too...  more »
  • I didn't want to spend all day driving through the park, so I picked this for a morning hike and Shoshone lake for an afternoon hike. We saw very few people. The trail was beautiful and mostly...  more »
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  • This is great trail to hike. The whole trail is narrow switchbacks. The view at the top is a beautiful panarama. Hardly any other hikers. No falls or streams. Just nature. A great hike. No flat spots. Peaceful
  • This hike is practical as it starts right next to the campsite. For a hike he is also not exceptionally steep and long so he can do it. He does carry on a somewhat unilateral route. At the top the view is reasonable with some plumes of geysers to see and in the distance Grand Teton.
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