Specimen Ridge, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
Off N Entrance Rd, on the south rim of Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming| Map |
Specimen Ridge, elevation 8,574 feet (2,613 meters), is an approximately 8.5-mile (13.7 km) ridge along the south rim of the Lamar Valley. The ridge is known for its abundance of amethyst, opal and petrified wood.
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- Big kids (6-8)
- Tweens (9-12)
- Teens (13+)
Tips for Families
The Specimen Ridge Trail is a moderately strenuous hike and has fewer trail markers than some other trails in the park.
Address: Off N Entrance Rd, on the south rim of Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming| Map
Hours: Open 24 hours
Price: $25/vehicle; $12/individual entering by foot, bicycle or motorcycle More Info