The trail climbs a burned hill, continues through spruce-fir forest, then down to Lone Star Geyser.
Safety notes: Be aware of bear activity. Stay on maintained trails at all times, especially in the hydrothermal areas. Return the same way.
Trailheads: Park near the Old Faithful Ranger Station and walk 0.25 miles (0.4 km) to the trailhead by following the paved path across the Grand Loop Road, turning left at the first intersection, turning left again, and following the orange trailmarkers to the trailhead.