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Fountain Freight Road

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Length


4.2 Miles 6.7 Kilometers


94' 29 m

Ascent

-32' -10 m

Descent

1%

Avg Grade (0°)

2%

Max Grade (1°)

7,276' 2,218 m

High

7,187' 2,191 m

Low

Shared By Chris Wandervans

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A family friendly tour of Yellowstone with awesome scenery and wildlife.

Chris Wandervans

Dogs No Dogs

Features Lake · River/Creek · Views · Wildlife

Family Friendly A beautiful stretch of easy trail/path that heads past Grand Prismatic.

Closed during winter months, check the national park website for information.

Description

The trail is an old dirt road that appears to be ground up pavement and stone. This trail is very flat and takes you through a scenic valley where bison tend to hang out all year.

Although it is outside of the main geyser basin area, there are still Hotsprings and thermal pools along the trail. One of which is Ojo Caliente Spring, only 0.8 of a mile into the trail. The gravel trail continues to head south taking you behind the Midway Geyser Basin and ending at the Fairy Falls trailhead.

The trail also goes by Goose Lake and the back side of Grand Prismatic Springs. There are numerous possible side trips on foot along this very leisurely hike.

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Jun 29, 2018
Patrick Csongei
Hiked to the Grand Prismatic overlook and back. Awesome views! 1.6mi — 0h 30m
Sep 9, 2017
Don McCarty
Aug 4, 2017
Keith McClanahan Jr.
Jul 24, 2017
Veryl K
Easy bike ride, should do again in the fall
Jun 24, 2017
Christian Cicchella
Jul 14, 2016
Amy Rogers

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  3.3 from 6 votes

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