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227 mi 365 km of trail 7 Recommended Routes

Gems 3 Gems Easy Trails 11 Trails Intermediate Trails 29 Trails Hard Trails 6 Trails

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gem Favorite Bighorn Ram near the Lamar River. with permission from walkaboutwest *No Commercial Use

Lamar Valley

(32) Tower J…, WY
gem Favorite Tower Fall

Tower Falls

(26) Tower J…, WY
gem Favorite Petrified Tree at Tower Junction, WY.

Petrified Tree

(15) Tower J…, WY

Recommended Routes in Tower - 7

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Favorite The Hellroaring Creek Trail drops quickly from the trailhead to the Yellowstone River.
Intermediate

Hellroaring Creek

6.8 mi 10.9 km 967' Up 294.8 m Up 968' Down 294.91 m Down

Tower J…, WY
Favorite Yellowstone River near the Bear Creek bridge.
Difficult

Black Canyon of the Yellowstone

12.9 mi 20.7 km 1,545' Up 471 m Up 2,036' Down 620.5 m Down

Mammoth…, WY
Favorite Slough Creek, 2nd Meadow.
Intermediate

Slough Creek

14.6 mi 23.5 km 1,102' Up 335.8 m Up 1,102' Down 335.76 m Down

Tower J…, WY
Favorite Looking up Pebble Creek at Cutoff Mountain.
Intermediate

Pebble Creek

12.1 mi 19.5 km 1,077' Up 328.27 m Up 1,551' Down 472.62 m Down

Cooke City, MT
Favorite Just browsing
Difficult

Specimen Ridge Petrified Forest

3.8 mi 6.1 km 1,722' Up 524.81 m Up 1,722' Down 524.76 m Down

Tower J…, WY
Favorite Slough Creek, 2nd Meadow.
Difficult

Bliss Pass

19.9 mi 32.0 km 2,939' Up 895.87 m Up 3,974' Down 1211.4 m Down

Cooke City, MT
Favorite Fall colors in the Lamar Valley near the Specimen Ridge Trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Specimen Ridge

17.7 mi 28.5 km 3,681' Up 1121.97 m Up 3,297' Down 1004.96 m Down

Tower J…, WY

Trails in Tower - 39

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15.8 mi 25.4 km #1Yellowstone River Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Tower Junction, WY
Intermediate/Difficult
Tower Junction, WY
8.2 mi 13.3 km #2Blacktail Plateau Ski Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Mammoth Hot Springs, WY
Intermediate/Difficult
Mammoth Hot Springs, WY
0.9 mi 1.5 km #3Trout Lake Trail
Intermediate
Tower Junction, WY
Intermediate
Tower Junction, WY
2.0 mi 3.2 km #4Yellowstone River Overlook Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Tower Junction, WY
Intermediate/Difficult
Tower Junction, WY
16.0 mi 25.7 km #5Lamar River Trail
Intermediate
Tower Junction, WY
Intermediate
Tower Junction, WY
2.6 mi 4.2 km #6Chittenden Road-Mount Washburn Trail
Intermediate
Tower Junction, WY
Intermediate
Tower Junction, WY
7.1 mi 11.5 km #7Bliss Pass Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Tower Junction, WY
Intermediate/Difficult
Tower Junction, WY
0.4 mi 0.6 km #8Tower Fall Trail
Intermediate
Tower Junction, WY
Intermediate
Tower Junction, WY 10 
17.4 mi 28.0 km #9Hellroaring Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Tower Junction, WY
Intermediate/Difficult
Tower Junction, WY
8.7 mi 14.1 km #10Buffalo Plateau Trail
Difficult
Tower Junction, WY
Difficult
Tower Junction, WY
25.3 mi 40.7 km #11Slough Creek Trail
Intermediate
Tower Junction, WY
Intermediate
Tower Junction, WY
4.2 mi 6.7 km #12Blacktail Deer Creek Trail
Intermediate
Mammoth Hot Springs, WY
Intermediate
Mammoth Hot Springs, WY
7.6 mi 12.2 km #13Rescue Creek Trail
Intermediate
Mammoth Hot Springs, WY
Intermediate
Mammoth Hot Springs, WY
8.6 mi 13.8 km #14Garnet Hill Loop Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Tower Junction, WY
Intermediate/Difficult
Tower Junction, WY
2.0 mi 3.2 km #15Hellroaring Stock Cutoff Trail
Intermediate
Tower Junction, WY
Intermediate
Tower Junction, WY
16.7 mi 26.9 km #16Cache Creek Trail
Difficult
Tower Junction, WY
Difficult
Tower Junction, WY
4.1 mi 6.6 km #17Lost Lake Trail
Intermediate
Tower Junction, WY
Intermediate
Tower Junction, WY
1.4 mi 2.2 km #18South Hellroaring Confluence Spur
Easy
Tower Junction, WY
Easy
Tower Junction, WY
0.4 mi 0.6 km #19Wraith Falls Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Mammoth Hot Springs, WY
Easy/Intermediate
Mammoth Hot Springs, WY
0.5 mi 0.8 km #20Forces of the Northern Range Self-Guiding Trail
Easy
Mammoth Hot Springs, WY
Easy
Mammoth Hot Springs, WY

Photos of Tower - 73

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Looking north in the Lamar Valley, Druid Peak on the left.
Jan 15, 2016 near Tower J…, WY
Slough Creek, 2nd Meadow.
Jan 15, 2016 near Tower J…, WY
The Hellroaring Creek Trail drops quickly from the trailhead to the Yellowstone River.
Apr 26, 2016 near Tower J…, WY
Lamar buff herd of 500-700 head crossing the ford at Cache Creek- just 150 yards from camp at 3L2.  Whoa!
Jan 15, 2016 near Tower J…, WY
Overlooking 2S1- the best backcountry site on Slough Creek in YNP.
Jan 15, 2016 near Tower J…, WY
Trout Lake in Yellowstone National Park.
Sep 9, 2015 near Tower J…, WY
Fall colors in the Lamar Valley near the Specimen Ridge Trail.
Nov 5, 2015 near Tower J…, WY
Trip video of Lost Lake Loop
Apr 24, 2016 near Tower J…, WY