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The Lost Lake Loop is a 2.8 mi/4.6 km moderately-rated hike. The trail starts from Roosevelt Lodge, climbs up a hill to Lost Lake and the Petrified Forest parking area, and descends down to the lodge.
My husband and I did this hike on a...More
Went here on a Tuesday and it was a great hike! We started out from the petrified tree and hiked to the lake. We almost turned back but didn't see any wildlife yet. So we kept going to the T junction in front of the...More
This trail can be very steep if you do it in a counterclockwise direction so I do it clockwise from the Roosevelt lodge dining room trailhead. It passes quite close to the most accessible of all of Yellowstone's petrified trees and goes through country missed...More
This is a really nice hike, slightly strenous at the beginning (ascent of a pretty steep slope in the woods), followed by an even trail alongside Lost Lake - a wonderful place where you're almost all alone, the only people we encountered where three horse...More
We chanced upon this trail from the famed Petrified tree spot. It was a half way point from there and it is 1 mile to the Lost Lake one-way. We did it at a leisurely speed where we saw 2 other couples throughout. It was...More
We absolutely loved this hike, for two reasons: the view, and the lack of crowds. The view of the lake, especially when you first start to get views of it and the little valley that it is in, is amazing. The trail is directly behind...More
Decent hike leaving from the lodge. Uphill for the first bit, then a nice walk along the lake and through "meadow". Terrible signage. When you get to the petrified tree, keep RIGHT on the trail and go UP -- don't go left.
Beautiful walk. Difficult with all the tall steps (hard on the knees) and elevation but beautiful while you walk and when you arrive. The smoke from forest fires made it hazy but the lake was till beautiful