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This creek provides gorgeous scenery along with some of the best cutthroat fishing around.
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Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We very much looked forward to this hike, including the opportunity to see wildlife. Sadly, light was running short and we only made it about 3 miles into the trail before having to turn back. The first 2 miles or so were nice but rather...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 22, 2019

The Slough Creek area is an excellent place for seeing wildlife. We saw Bison, Pronghorns as well as a Grizzly family all within about a mile of each other. Worth coming here.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank jrobba
Reviewed June 20, 2019

Slough Creek was one of our favorite parts of our Yellowstone Adventure. The road into Slough Creek is not paved, which deters a lot of visitors, but it is a good road, and easily drivable. It is beautiful, heading into a valley where wolf packs...More

Date of experience: May 2019
2  Thank Intlxpatr
Reviewed May 7, 2019

If this area has lots of cars they are most likely parking just off the main hwy and walking north from the bathrooms to an overlook where across the valley there is an active wolf den. However, it is very distant and without a high...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank tornillo2015
Reviewed September 25, 2018

We drove down here hoping to go for a hike, and also maybe to spot wolves or bison. We didn't come upon any wolves, but did see bison. The views were lovely, and it was a very nice drive.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank karenlX6527ZK
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Not an overly popular hike, which is nice. Saw a black bear about a mile from the parking lot. The trail is most popular with fishermen. Bring a head net as the skeeters are fierce and plentiful. You go as far as you want. We...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank bigtwoheartedriver
Reviewed July 23, 2018

My first thought was "Were the heck are the bison?" We had brought family all the way from Florida to see the wildlife and none was to be found UNTIL we traveled Slough Creek. Buffalo everywhere! Gorgeous scenery too. Wrong time of year for the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Deitra K
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We drove up Slough Creek mid morning in early June and saw bears, eagles and bison. There were many people with spotting scopes watching for wolves but we didn't see them. Apparently they were seen earlier in the morning. The "wolfers" were happy to let...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank ohiowanderer
Reviewed May 24, 2018

We were here a couple of days ago and saw multiple grizzly bear, wolves, pronghorn, bison, etc. One grizzly got too close to the wolf den on Slough Creek and was chased by one of the wolves. They keep taking turns chasing and running from...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank jbg74
Reviewed January 22, 2018

I recently hiked Slough Creek during my first visit to Yellowstone in August. My friends and I opted for the shorter hike (about 3.4 miles) instead of the longer one which is over 9.5 miles. It was a easy hike along a dirt trail that...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank MaximusGuinness
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