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Shoshone Geyser Basin Horse Cutofff Trail

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2.3 Miles 3.6 Kilometers


91%

Runnable

303' 92 m

Ascent

-324' -99 m

Descent

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

31%

Max Grade (17°)

7,999' 2,438 m

High

7,822' 2,384 m

Low

Shared By Tom Carter

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

Tom Carter

Dogs No Dogs

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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 runners.

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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