Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park

Cascade Lake Trail

This hike takes 3 hours and is an enjoyable walk through open meadows and over small creeks for those with limited time. Look for wildlife and wildflowers in season. Most years, this trail remains very wet and muddy through July.

Trailhead: Cascade Lake Picnic Area, 1.5 miles north of Canyon Jct. on the Tower-Canyon Road.

Distance: 4.5 miles (7.2 km) roundtrip

Level of Difficulty: Easy

Visitor Information
307-344-7381 (recorded information)


Directions from Canyon Junction: Travel 1.5 miles north on the Tower-Canyon Road to Cascade Lake Picnic Area.