Fairy Creek Trail - Mountain Bike near Madison, Yellowstone National Park
~Fountain Flat Dr, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190, USA,Madison,Wyoming
44.56786741, -110.83462912
Address: ~Fountain Flat Dr, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190, USA
GPS: 44°34'4.3"N 110°50'4.7"W
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State: Wyoming

Mountain Bike

The trail is well-compacted gravel, of car width. There is absolutely no technical features, it is flat and smooth.This is a ride for all the family, and is about the scenery and getting out there for some light exercise.THere are branch trails for hiking off this trail - but bikes are NOT allowed. This includes a branch to Fairy Falls - a bike rack is provided, BYO lock and shoes for the 1.5 mile hike if you are keen. Courtesy of Singletracks.com

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Never modify trail features. Ride trails when they're dry enough that you won't leave ruts. Speak up when you see others on the trail and always yield to hikers, horses, and others coming uphill. Always ride on the established trail.

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  1. Plan Ahead and Prepare
  2. Travel & camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
  5. Minimize campfire impacts
  6. Respect wildlife
  7. Be considerate of other visitors

Directions

From Madison, Yellowstone National Park

  1. Head north toward US-191 N/US-287 N/Hwy 20 W (210 ft)
  2. Turn right onto US-191 S/US-287 S/Hwy 20 E
    Toll road
    May be closed at certain times or days
    (0.1 mi)
  3. Turn right at the 1st cross street onto US-191 S/US-287 S/US-89 S/Hwy 20 E
    Toll road
    Parts of this road may be closed at certain times or days
    (5.6 mi)
  4. Turn right onto Fountain Flat Dr
    Parts of this road may be closed at certain times or days
    (0.8 mi)
  5. Continue straight
    May be closed at certain times or days
    Destination will be on the left
    (194 ft)
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