Observation Point Trail, Yellowstone National Park

Observation Point Trail is located in Yellowstone National Park. Make Observation Point Trail a part of your Yellowstone National Park vacation plans using our Yellowstone National Park tour itinerary site .
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  • We hiked up to Observation Point early in the day. The temp was about 50 degrees. The trail is easy and gains about 400 feet. The views from the point are awesome, you're looking down on the thermal b...  more »
  • The trail around Old Faithful not only gives amazing views of THE geyser, but also of many others and the stunning beauty that is Yellowstone National Park. If you're willing to put in a little effort...  more »
  • A short strenuous ascent leads to the observation point. The effort is worth, has fantastic views of Old Faithfull and the lodge you can from here. After an eruption of the Old Faithfull has been observed, you can walk on the trail next to the solitary geyser. This apart, geyser has a wonderful platform and the tranquility and seclusion rewarded the hikers, if one can observe any eruption. After the descent, you are back on the roads of the geyser Hill.
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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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