Purple Mountain Trail, Yellowstone National Park

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#20 of 22 in Trails in Yellowstone National Park
Purple Mountain el. 8392ft is a mountain peak in the southern section of the Gallatin Range in Yellowstone National Park. The Purple Mountain Trail ascends to the summit from Madison Junction.
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  • I didn't want to spend all day driving through the park, so I picked this for a morning hike and Shoshone lake for an afternoon hike. We saw very few people. The trail was beautiful and mostly through...  more »
  • This is a light moderate trail. The trail stays at a decent steady incline for the 3 miles. There are a few spots of approximately 30 yards that get steep, but then level back to a steady incline. Not...  more »
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  • This is great trail to hike. The whole trail is narrow switchbacks. The view at the top is a beautiful panarama. Hardly any other hikers. No falls or streams. Just nature. A great hike. No flat spots. Peaceful
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