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National Park Trail West Thumb Area: Shoshone Lake Trail
Overview Service & Activities
Overview Service & Activities
About Distance, round trip: 6 miles Estimated time: 2-3 hours Difficulty: easy Trailhead: 8.8 miles west of West Thumb Junction. The Shoshone Lake Trail (via DeLacy Creek) is a hike along a forest's edge and through open meadows to the shores of Yellowstone's largest backcountry lake. Look for sandhill cranes in meadows, moose near shore, and water birds on and near the lake. Beyond here the trail continues into Yellowstone's vast backcountry. The dayhike stops here; return by the same route.
Contact
MAILING ADDRESS PO Box 168
Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
CONTACT 307-344-7381
Details
SPECIAL DIRECTIONS Shoshone Lake Trail is located in the Grant Village and West Thumb Areas in Yellowstone National Park.
SERVICES
ACTIVITIES Bird Watching Hiking Nature Outdoor Activity Photography Sightseeing Wildlife Viewing

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