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Hike to the top of Avalanche Peak on the east side of Yellowstone Park

The hike to the top of Avalanche Peak in Yellowstone National Park can be done in a morning (about 4 hours round-trip) and is absolutely worth the climb. The access point for the trail (cleverly titled "Avalanche Peak Trail") is about 8 miles inside the East Gate on the north side of the highway. There is a small parking lot and picnic area by Eleanor Lake, across the road from the trailhead. Continue Reading →

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An easy Yellowstone hike to catch trout or spot moose at Cascade Lake near Canyon

If you're looking for an easy day hike that offers a great trip through a wide range of terrain, then give the Cascade Lake trail a try. If you end up enjoying your day hike to Cascade Lake, keep in mind that you can always return for an overnight backcountry trip at one of the campgrounds there, as well as continuing on to Grebe, Wolf and Ice lakes along similar terrain. Continue Reading →

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