Mystic Falls - Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park, WY
Length: 2.40 mi.
Type: Out & Back

About This Trail

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The Mystic Falls trailhead is located at Biscuit Basin in the Upper Geyser Basin. It’s an easy hike for all levels through woods and small patches of open areas with wildflowers and views of the entire landscape. The trail travels alongside a creek flowing from the waterfall and travels upstream until it reaches the waterfall. Hike further up the trail up to the overlook for a gorgeous view of the area, which is also a great place for a snack before heading back. If you travel in summer, use bug spray as the area is riddled with mosquitos. And don’t forget to bring bear spray with you on your hike.

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Trail Features

Seasons Fall and Summer
Surface type Dirt
Elevation gain 147 ft.
Stroller friendly No
ADA accessible No
Water fountains No
Bathrooms No
Cell reception None
Pet friendly No
Nearby convenience store No
Camping Nearby No
Emergency support
within 5 miles

Trail highlights

Boardwalk, Creek / River, Ranger Led Hikes, Shaded Hike, Waterfall, and Wildlife Viewing

Before your hike, walk around the boardwalk at Biscuit Basin and visit the thermal features.

Fee & Parking Details

Fee : $0.00

Park entrance fee

Trail Contributor

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Vong lives in the Central Midwest and attempts adulting with her husband to raise three energetic Munchkin-sized power houses. She’s a hiking enthusiast and grammar geek.


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