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greenBlue Shoshone Geyser Basin Horse Cutofff Trail

Trail

2.3 mile 3.6 kilometer point to point
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 303' 92 m
Descent: -324' -99 m
High: 7,999' 2,438 m
Low: 7,822' 2,384 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 31% (17°)

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Trail shared by Tom Carter

An alternate trail for horse parties around Shoshone Geyser Basin, not favored by hikers.

Tom Carter

Features River/Creek

Description

Horses are not allowed in the Shoshone Geyser Basin. This alternate route begins with a ford of Shoshone Creek and leads horse parties around the geyser basin on the west side to a junction with the South Shore Shoshone Lake Trail. The 2.3 mile trail stays mostly in the trees and is not a favored route for hikers.

Thanks to guidebook author, Tom Carter, for sharing this trail description. To learn more about visiting Yellowstone, check out his book, Day Hiking Yellowstone.

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