Wraith Falls, Yellowstone National Park

The shape of Wraith Falls stands out from most other waterfalls at Yellowstone Park. An easy trek along a boardwalk surrounded by greenery shortly merges into a forested pathway, leading to steps and prime observation points of the cascade. Expect few tourists along this route, making it appealing for anybody wanting to escape the usual bustle of popular Yellowstone trails. Make Wraith Falls a centerpiece of your Yellowstone National Park vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner .
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  • This is a great hike if you have limited time or want a short distance. It’s only 1 mile RT. The first bit is flat through forest and was very wet with standing water when we were there. When you hear...  more »
  • Gentle walk through not very interesting countryside to a water fall which was not worth the detour .. disappointing  more »
  • The trailhead for the short 0.5 mile (0.8k), one-way, hike to Wraith Falls is located at a pullout on the northern section of the Grand Loop Road, 0.5 mile (0.8k) east of the Lava Creek Picnic Area wh...  more »
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  • Short walk so that was nice. The falls are very beautiful, but the lookout was small and had no wear to relax and enjoy the view.
  • Fantastic little hike that you could easily miss. Take the time to visit this little gem. You'll be glad you did.
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