Yellowstone National Park - Hellroaring Creek - Member Hike

Hike Name: Yellowstone National Park - Hellroaring Creek
Country: United States
State: Wyoming
Nearby Town: Jackson
Rating: 3 stars
Directions: HELLROARING CREEK TRAILHEAD – From Tower in the Northeastern section of Yellowstone National Park, follow the Grand Loop road north for five miles to a sign for the Hellroaring Creek Trailhead. There is a parking area to your right down a short road. The trail descends one mile from the trailhead to a long suspension bridge over the Black Canyon of the Yellowstone. Once you cross the bridge, watch the Hellroaring Creek trail carefully. A number of intersecting trails meet it in the next mile. (Note, the trailhead is closer to Red Lodge, MT than Jackson, WY)
Total Hike Distance: 10.00 miles
Hike Difficulty: Moderate to Difficult
Permit Required: Yes
Hike Type: In & Out, Backtrack Hike
Hike Starts/Ends: Hellroaring Trailhead
Trails Used: Yellowstone River Trail, Hellroaring Creek Trail
Backcountry Campsites: Yes
Backcountry Water Sources: Streams, Rivers
Management: National Park Service
Contact Information: Yellowstone National Park
National Park Service
P.O. Box 168
Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190-0168
Best Season: Summer, Fall
Users: Hikers
Road Conditions: Primary Paved Roads, Secondary Paved Roads
Hike Summary: This hike in the north central part of Yellowstone National Park can be done as either an out and back trip, or a multi-day loop hike that combines the Hellroaring and Coyote Creek trails and briefly dips into the Gallatin National Forest before returning to Yellowstone. Along the way, you’ll have spectacular views from the suspension bridge that overlooks the Black Canyon of the Yellowstone River and from the ridge along the Coyote Creek trail. Fishing is also reported to be decent in Hellroaring Creek if that’s of interest.


The Ox

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Trip Reports

  Date Rating Duration Hiker
Yellowstone National Park - Hellroaring Creek - June 25, 1998 June 25, 1998 3 stars 2 days The Ox


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