Mystic Falls Trail, Yellowstone National Park

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Mystic Falls Trail is located in Yellowstone National Park. To visit Mystic Falls Trail and get the most from your holiday in Yellowstone National Park, create itinerary details personal to you using our Yellowstone National Park tour itinerary builder .
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  • 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.  more »
  • 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 w...  more »
  • 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 h...  more »

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Where to stay in Yellowstone National Park

As one of the U.S.'s most popular national parks, Yellowstone provides plenty of options for sleeping within its boundaries. Choose from lodges, inns, cabins, hotels, motels, and campgrounds throughout the park. Most of the structured accommodations lie in the park's most-visited areas, such as Mammoth Hot Springs, Tower Falls, Old Faithful Geyser, and Yellowstone Lake. Staying on the northern side of the lake puts you right in the heart of the park, making it relatively convenient to visit other areas. Resorts, lodges, and guest ranches line the road just outside the park's east entrance, and a cluster of motels and hotels fills the town of West Yellowstone near the west entrance. You can also opt for lodges and inns to the north in Gardiner, Montana, or find nearly every type of accommodation to the south in Jackson, Wyoming. Staying outside the park is fine if you plan to drive through in a day and catch the highlights, but you'll want to spend at least one night inside the park if you plan to explore it more thoroughly.
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