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Trout Lake Trail

Intermediate
 4.6 (11)

A short lollipop trail, out and around Trout Lake.


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Map Key

0.9

Miles

1.5

KM

Point to Point

6,969' 2,124 m

High

6,778' 2,066 m

Low

203' 62 m

Up

12' 4 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (3°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Lake · Views

Family Friendly Although the trail has a slight uphill to get to the lake, it isn't too challenging and children will enjoy the loop around the lake.

Description

This is a short and steep lollipop hike to a beautiful mountain lake. It features a relatively steep grade up to the lake, but not impassable for kids. The trail levels out around the lake shore. After recent rains, this part of the trail can get muddy. The inlet stream is a good place to see trout during spawning season.

Flora & Fauna

River otters, trout, osprey.

Contacts

Shared By:

Kari Symington

Trail Ratings

  4.6 from 11 votes

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in Tower

#735

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in Tower

#33

in Wyoming

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Trout Lake in Yellowstone National Park.
Sep 9, 2015 near Tower J…, WY
Trout Lake in Yellowstone National Park. with permission from Ralph Maughan
Mar 11, 2016 near Tower J…, WY

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Sep 10, 2021
Zac Johnson
Zac Mel and Mom
Aug 28, 2021
Michael Sherman
Done - 8/26
Aug 27, 2021
Laura S
Aug 27, 2021
Isabella Mahlmann
0.9mi — 1h 30m
Aug 14, 2021
Lauren Boyd
Aug 11, 2021
Taylor Screws
1.3mi — 0h 45m
Jul 8, 2021
Rachel Yazbeck
Sep 4, 2020
Justin Zinke
Amazing quiet little lake. Highly recommend doing this hike in the morning. Gives great reflections of the mountains on the lake.