Bunsen Peak Hike In Yellowstone: 11 Things We Experienced

We Will Remember the hike for incredible views and wildlife encounters

We Reached The Trailhead very early in the morning and to the sounds of wolves howling from three different direction

we saw at least one bull elk bugling near the base of the peak

grizzly bears are known to frequent this area

From the trailhead to the summit the path meanders in and out of forested area

enjoy great views of Swan Lake Flats and the Gallatin Mountain Range

At roughly 2.1 miles hikers will reach the radio cabin atop the peak

at the summit, you’ll enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding area

Trail starts at Bunsen Peak Trailhead, located roughly 5 miles south of Mammoth

Round Trip Length: 4.4 Mile

Trail Difficulty Rating: moderate