Mallard Lake - Hike near Yellowstone National Park Wyoming
Lower Lodge Lp, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190, USA,Yellowstone National Park Wyoming,Wyoming
44.45818771866764, -110.82295521350073
Address: Lower Lodge Lp, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190, USA
GPS: 44°27'29.5"N 110°49'22.6"W
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State: Wyoming

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The trail crosses the Firehole River, passes Pipeline Hot Springs, and climbs rolling hills of partially-burned lodgepole pine and open, rocky areas to the lake. Return the same way, or if you have arranged a car shuttle, continue via the Mallard Creek trail, for a total of 7.7 miles/12.2 km).Courtesy of nps.gov

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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 Yellowstone National Park Wyoming

  1. Head southeast on US-20 W
    Parts of this road may be closed at certain times or days
    (1.4 mi)
  2. Turn right onto US-191 N/US-20 W/US-287 N/US-89 N
    Partial toll road
    (17.5 mi)
  3. Take the exit toward Old Faithful (1.0 mi)
  4. Continue onto Old Faithful Rd (0.7 mi)
  5. Continue straight onto Old Faithful Lodge Rd (256 ft)
  6. Turn right onto Lower Lodge Lp
    Destination will be on the right
    (0.1 mi)
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Southeast side of the Old Faithful Lodge cabins, near the Firehole River. Take the first right turn as you come into the Old Faithful Lodge area and continue down the road past some cabins to the trailhead.Courtesy of nps.gov

From West Yellowstone: From the center of town enter Yellowstone and drive 14 miles to Madison Junction. Turn right and continue toward Old Faithful. The Mallard Creek Trailhead is located on the left after Midway Geyser Basin and the Fairy Falls Trail. 

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