Canyon Area: Observation Peak Trail - Yellowstone National Park

Distance, round trip: 11 miles

Estimated time: 7 hours

Difficulty: strenuous

Trailhead: Cascade Lake Trailhead, 1 1/4 miles north of Canyon Junction on the Tower-Canyon Road

Hike to a high mountain peak for an outstanding view of the Yellowstone wilderness. Trail passes through open meadows to Cascade Lake. Beyond the lake it climbs 1,400 feet in three miles through whitebark pine forest. Past Cascade Lake, no water is available.

*Not recommended for persons with heart and/or respiratory problems.

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Phone: 307-344-7381

Observation Peak Trail is located in the Canyon Area in Yellowstone National Park.

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