Tower Area: Garnet Hill Trail - Yellowstone National Park

Distance, round trip: 7.5 miles

Estimated time: 4 hours or more

Difficulty: moderate

Trailhead: Approximately 50 yards north from Tower Junction, on the Northeast Entrance Road

The trail follows the dirt stagecoach road about 1.5 miles to the cookout shelter. Continues north along Elk Creek until nearly reaching the Yellowstone River. Here the trail divides, with the west fork joining the Hellroaring Trail and the east fork continuing around Garnet Hill and back toward Tower. Close to the road, the trail joins a horse trail that leads you to the the Northeast Entrance Road. Walk along the road about one-fourth mile back to the parking area.

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Phone: 307-344-7381

Garnet Hill Trail is located in the Tower Area of Yellowstone National Park.

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