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Mount Washburn

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Beautiful views and an occasion bear or mountain goat. Very scenic and there are several small pull... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Roger C
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Ogden, Utah
SO worth the climb!

THe vistas begin almost immediately has the trail head is up quite a ways, We loved the wide path... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jodi R
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This 10,243-foot peak is located in Yellowstone National Park.
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful views and an occasion bear or mountain goat. Very scenic and there are several small pull outs for photos. On the way from Canyon to Tower.

Thank Roger C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

THe vistas begin almost immediately has the trail head is up quite a ways, We loved the wide path with pretty consistent elevation. The views from the top, including lots of snow patches and a family of big horn sheep, made the trip worth while....More

Thank Jodi R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

4 of us hiked to the summit of Mt. Washburn. We parked one car at Dunraven Pass and then drove the other car to the Chittendon trail head. We were surprised that when you turn into Chittendon, it is about a 2 mile drive on...More

Thank Susan612
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to hike up the Chittendon Road trail to the fire tower at the top before they closed it for maintenance. Coming up this side, the elevation gain is gradual on a wide gravel path. The 360 degree views at the top...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Though the views driving up Chittendon Road and from the top of the mountain were lovely, it was a bit of a let down after driving the Beartooth Pass scenic drive the day before. If you have a lot of time in the park, you...More

Thank loves2travel49
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place to get some excellent views that has easy access via automobile. There are plenty of trails and pull off positions to observe and shoot some terrific photos.

Thank BaldnRed
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unfortunately we were one of the last to get up there as it closed a few days later for construction. You can see as far as the park stretches all the way to the Tetons! You can see the Canyonand unlimited 360 views 4 hour...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can climb Mount Washburn using the Chittenden Road Trail or the Dunraven Pass Trail. We took the Dunraven Trail. In July there were many wildfires in bloom and the view from the top is great!

Thank Charles_TA_1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Day 2 of our trip to Yellowstone, we had an early breakfast and headed for Mt.Washburn. At 10,500 feet, this would be the highest peak for this trip. The climb was about 3 miles, each way, the trail wide and open and there were lots...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Being from the East, we don't often get a chance to climb 10,000ft mountains. Although we like to hike, many trails up to such elevations are a bit beyond our current readiness as a family. Not Mt. Washburn! This peak is accessed by two trails,...More

Thank Seth M
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Alanna R
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Response from jday2015 | Reviewed this property |
No, it's a long hike to the ranger station lookout.
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