Climb gradually through aspens and meadows, then descend through forests to sagebrush flats that lead to a footbridge across the Gardner River.
Safety notes: Return by the same route (another 8 miles), or have a vehicle shuttle arranged.
Trailheads: 7 miles (11.3 km) east of Mammoth on the Grand Loop Road or 1 mile (1.6 km) south of the North Entrance Station.
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Last updated: June 6, 2018