Fishing Bridge & Lake Areas: Elephant Back Mountain Trail - Yellowstone National Park

Distance, round trip: 3.6 miles

Difficulty: moderately strenuous

Estimated time: 1.5 - 2.5 hours

Trailhead: Pullout 1 mile south of Fishing Bridge Junction.

This trail climbs 800 feet in 1.5 miles through the dense lodgepole forest. After one mile, the trail splits into a loop. The left fork is the shortest route to the top, though both join again at the overlook. The overlook provides a sweeping panoramic view of Yellowstone Lake and surrounding area.

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Phone: 307-344-7381

Elephant Back Mountain Trail is located in the Fishing Bridge and Lake Area in Yellowstone National Park.

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