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It’s up ahead off in the distance yet towering over the road as you travel south from Mammoth. What... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
jesse o
Jackson, Wyoming
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Worth the trek

Leaving Norris for Mammoth we stopped enroute. Party of 13 we took the 2 hour moderate hike to the... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

It’s up ahead off in the distance yet towering over the road as you travel south from Mammoth. What is that mountain and how did it get such a vaguely familiar name? It turns out Dr. Robert Bunsen of chemistry labs Bunsen burner fame has...More

1  Thank jesse o
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Leaving Norris for Mammoth we stopped enroute. Party of 13 we took the 2 hour moderate hike to the top and an hour down. Incentive for the teenagers was WiFi access at the peak a good motivation to maintain the pace. A good view from...More

2  Thank atenolol
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We loved hiking Bunsen Peak. There are three great viewing areas on top. Hike was moderately strenuous for middle age mom, mild to moderate for teenage boys and husband, but beautiful for all. A real highlight of Yellowstone!

2  Thank Rebecca60745
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We wanted to take a hike in Yellowstone and were hesitant to go out on our own. Additionally, I often find that hiring a guide allows you to learn while relaxing and enjoying your surroundings. Bunsen Peak gets reviews that say it's easy, moderate and...More

2  Thank Beachgalxo
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

This is a great trail with views all along it. It is a burner and requires some stamina but the views at the top al well worth it, absolutely breathtaking! We hiked it twice, bringing our family back the second time because we didn't want...More

1  Thank Jenna L
Reviewed 21 July 2017

I took a couple hours to scale it after work one evening, I wouldn't recommend doing the first part while it is pouring rain like I did, but I had a trail to myself which can sometimes be good in Yellowstone. A great elevation hike...More

2  Thank jacob_riedle
Reviewed 9 July 2017

A very nice trail but the end is really difficult: no more path, and the views from below the top are as good i think and have heard

1  Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

The first mile is a pretty steady but decent incline. The next mile has some better inclines and definitely gets the heart rate pumping. Some awesome stops along the way to the top for pictures. Make sure to sign in to the summit book at...More

1  Thank 522troys
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Bunsen Peak does not look like a peak but more of a ridge. The natural colors are impressive and you can really appreciate the folding of the rock layers on this feature.

2  Thank A C R
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The hike is not difficult in the sense of obstacles, but it's just a continuous steep climb. The views are beautiful and the path to the top is well taken care of.

Thank Jay E
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