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Lower Geyser Basin, WY

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Difficulty 0.5 of 5
Distance Lasso-Loop 0.65 miles
Trailhead Elevation 7,286 feet
Elevation Gain 25 feet
Accumulated Gain 30 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 0.8
Dogs not allowed
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Preferred   Jun, Sep, Aug, Jul
Sun  7:19am - 4:56pm
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Water
Nearby Area Water
Nez Perce Creek
0.2 mi away
4.0 mi
Sentinel Meadows
1.3 mi away
3.8 mi
Goose Lake and Feather Lake
1.4 mi away
5.2 mi
Midway Geyser Basin
2.0 mi away
0.7 mi
50 ft
Fairy Creek Trail
Fairy Creek Trail
2.6 mi away
13.2 mi
Fairy Falls
Fairy Falls
2.6 mi away
5.1 mi
373 ft
Fairy Falls / Imperial Geyser / Queens Laundry
3.2 mi away
6.0 mi
250 ft
Mystic Falls
Mystic Falls
4.9 mi away
4.0 mi
505 ft
Fairy Falls and Imperial Geyser
4.9 mi away
6.8 mi
Harlequin Lake Trail
5.6 mi away
1.0 mi
120 ft
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Lower Geyser Basin is a 0.65 mile round trip lasso loop hike with 30 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 86 miles west of Cody Wyoming. The trailhead is car accessible. June and September are the best months to enjoy this hike.


Overview: Lower Geyser Basin features a large mudpot called 'Fountain Paint Pot' that bubbles in many places creating fanciful patterns on the surface, and also several small geysers erupting once in a while.

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    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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    Yellowstone National Park
    Entrance Fees $25 per car & $12 per person


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    Paved - Car Okay

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    Parking lot is located on the west side of Grand Loop Road about 8.5 miles from both Old Faithful and Madison junction.
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