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Mystic Falls Trail

Behind Biscuit Basin, Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Loved it!

This is a memorable hike to get close to the water flowing into Yellowstone Falls as well as the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jan S
Awesome sight

worth the walk We were there at the end of the summer season - colors starting to change. It was... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Mequon, Wisconsin
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Behind Biscuit Basin, Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a memorable hike to get close to the water flowing into Yellowstone Falls as well as the falls themselves. The power and beauty of nature will leave you speechless. The walk is not too bad....some elevate gain but the footing is solid and...More

Thank Jan S
Reviewed 16 March 2017

worth the walk We were there at the end of the summer season - colors starting to change. It was breathtaking.

Thank chocchic066
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This is a great refreshing trail especially on a warm day. The trail is easy with minimal inclines until you get to the falls, where you can choose to climb or not. Consider taking a picnic lunch to enjoy by the falls.

Thank cnb_happy
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Went here on a Wed and it was the best hike we did in Yellowstone. Granted there are over 900 miles of trails and plenty of hiking to do. This was a welcome break from all the hot springs! We hiked to the top of...More

1  Thank jackbauerTX
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This is a wonderful family hike that starts off in Biscuit Basin. Park in the lot & take the boardwalk to the West end. It's 4 miles there & back if you take the lollipop loop. 2.4 if you just go to the falls &...More

Thank ccindyk48
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This short (3.5 mile) loop hike is one of my favorites! I hiked it clockwise, climbing to the top of Madison plateau overlook first, and then hiking down past mystic falls. This hike has the beauty of Biscuit Basin's hydrothermal features, including the incomparable Sapphire...More

Thank jwn999
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Nice two mile hike. Not too strenuous. Saw lots of kids on the trail. More than half is along the river which is very pretty and relaxing.

1  Thank A C R
Reviewed 6 October 2016

One mile out and one mile back. This is a beautiful waterfall and well worth the short hike. One half of the hike is along the river which enhances the beauty of the scenery. There is a longer hike to an upper view, but several...More

1  Thank Diane P
Reviewed 25 September 2016

You can take the trail to the falls which are lovely and it is not a very difficult hike. If you want something more challenging you can hike the loop for a great view of the Biscuit Basin from the Overlook.

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 22 September 2016

A lovely 2 mile (back and forth) hike which rewards you with fantastic views of mystic falls. Not paved and not very crowded either. Go!

Thank richard s
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Allison W
Is it easy to find where the hike starts ? Are there signs ?
7 October 2016|
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Response from richard s | Reviewed this property |
Totally easy to find...The trail is marked and so is the trail head! A beautiful little hike.