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Mystic Falls Trail

Behind Biscuit Basin, Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Beautiful hike

This was a great hike. Easy to do and great scenery. It was about a 2 miles round trip. Take a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rachel P
via mobile
Short Uphill To A Fairly Strong Falls

Nice, but somewhat uphill, hike to the falls. It's a busy trail beginning at the geyser area by... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Zoom_Gotti
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Henderson, Nevada
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Behind Biscuit Basin, Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great hike. Easy to do and great scenery. It was about a 2 miles round trip. Take a leisurely hike and enjoy all the scenery.

Thank Rachel P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice, but somewhat uphill, hike to the falls. It's a busy trail beginning at the geyser area by Biscuit Basin, and you can do a longer loop around to the right stopping at an overlook of the Old Faithful complex. But that's steeper. Or you...More

Thank Zoom_Gotti
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

A fun, at times, steep, hike up to a lovely waterfall, with some great views of the river and valley below along the way.

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Set off from near Old Faithful towards Biscuit Basin and accidentally stumbled upon the Mystic Falls Trail and it turned out to be one of the better memories from my Tour of National Parks And Canyon Country. The steep bit going up hill I'm ashamed...More

3  Thank CatchBooker
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

Mystic Falls Trail starts from the west end of the Biscuit Basin boardwalk and ends at the base of the 70 ft/21 m waterfall. The moderately-rated trail is 2.5 mi/4 km long. My husband and I did the trail around 10am on a Monday in...More

4  Thank pingaroo
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

the hike up to mystic falls is not for the lazy or weak, its a good trek but worth the effort for those fit enough to walk it.

1  Thank robnkim
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Hiked the Mystic Falls Trail in September, 2017. We saw a River Otter and 2 pups and were able to follow them up the river to Mystic Falls and watched them climb the slope to go around the Falls. It was amazing. The trail is...More

1  Thank capngrey
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We loved the loop hike, I think that is 2.4 miles. The vistas are absolutely amazing. We were in the park Mon - Fri and it snowed every day. The trail on the lower end was slushy with a lot of water holes. The trails...More

Thank Ron B
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

A short hike from the Biscuit Basin gets you to this beautiful area with quite a pretty waterfall. Definitely make time to see it if you are able to make the hike.

Thank Peter C
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

We decided to climb up to a lookout and never actually got to the Falls. But the lookout was so worth it. Not for sandals and hiking sticks are helpful but we saw Giant Geyser go off from a distance and it was spectacular.

Thank hikergal3
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Allison W
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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.
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