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Morning Glory

This is an easy paved trail in the Upper Geyser Basin that passes by some of the biggest geysers in the Upper Geyser Basin, coming to an end at Morning Glory Pool.

photo: Morning Glory Pool. Photo by NPS.

Length: 1.50 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Nature Trail
Agency: National Park Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running

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Location: In Yellowstone National Park at Old Faithful.
State(s): Wyoming
Counties:
Longitude: -110.83407
Latitude: 44.46105

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Description

This is an easy paved trail in the Upper Geyser Basin that passes by some of the biggest geysers in the Upper Geyser Basin, coming to an end at Morning Glory Pool. Castle, Grotto, and Riverside geysers are among the main features you'll see along the way. Eruption predictions for Castle Geyser and Riverside Geyser are available at the Old Faithful Visitor Education Center. Didn't bring your own bicycle? That's not a problem. Bike rentals are available at the Bear Den Gift Shop located inside the Old Faithful Snow Lodge right there in the Old Faithful Village.

Additional Details

Primary Surface: Asphalt
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:
1981

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: NPS Yellowstone National Park

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail management:
Dave
Yellowstone National Park
P.O. Box 168
Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
(307) 544-2319

 

Photos

Morning Glory Pool. Photo by NPS.

Morning Glory Pool. Photo by NPS.

Steam phase of Castle Geyser with rainbow. Photo by I-Ting Chiang.

Steam phase of Castle Geyser with rainbow. Photo by I-Ting Chiang.

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