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gorgeous and private...

Spent the night here with my daughter a week ago. Lovely beyond words. Approach is not easy, but... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2015
Greg B
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Houston, Texas
Nice, isolated lake above Old Faithful

I've done this hike twice as an overnight. The hike is a good hour-plus of uphill. About two thirds... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2014
BrianSix
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Scenic lake located near Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park.
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  • Very good14%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
18 Jun 2015
“gorgeous and private...”
5 Aug 2014
“Nice, isolated lake above Old Faithful”
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Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Reviewed 18 June 2015

Spent the night here with my daughter a week ago. Lovely beyond words. Approach is not easy, but not too tough either. Just right for a bit of off-the-beaten-path privacy.

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Reviewed 5 August 2014

I've done this hike twice as an overnight. The hike is a good hour-plus of uphill. About two thirds of it is new forest since the 1988 fires, so you get a variety of terrain (mature lodge pole pine, new lodge pole and a small...More

Thank BrianSix
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Reviewed 22 July 2013

Not too long or short,this is perfect overnight trail.If you decide to sleep at this place you have to check at ranger station and watch the video about safety in Yellowstone park.This is perfect escape from overcrowded Old Faithful place.Bring your tent,sleeping bag and enjoy...More

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Reviewed 23 November 2012

I recently did a 9 day back-country in Yellowstone. Our second night was spent at Mallard Lake. This is one of the most beautiful place i have ever been. I am a well traveled Individual but Mallard lake is one of the most beautiful campsites...More

2  Thank Sam B
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Reviewed 7 May 2012

A good basic hike if you are camping or staying the Old Faithful area and want to get away from the crowds and/or geysers.

1  Thank wyopno
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Reviewed 30 April 2012

If you have more time to spent in Old Faithful area - this is one of the nicest trails you should try to hike. As always when hiking in Yellowstone - bring a LOT of water whit you.

Thank Mira G
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Stevens Point, WI
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Reviewed 25 October 2003

Mallard Lake is a great dayhike (or run) if you are in the Old Faithful geyser basin area. The trail begins south of the main parking lot for Old Faithful Geyser--trail signs are present here also. Bears are present in the area as I evidenced...More

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