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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  • Nice easy hike. Boardwalk on a lot of it. Wildflowers in bloom. Nice falls but not spectacular. Good start to hike. 1/2 mile out. 1 mike total. Little bit of elevation at end.  more »
  • The wildflowers on the way to the falls are beautiful this time of year. It's a short scenic hike. I really enjoyed the falls and scenery.  more »
  • We LOVED this hike and the view of the falls. It is absolutely beautiful in June when the water is flowing. Not much parking, which means little to no other traffic. When we hiked up, there was no one...  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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