Thing to Do

Sepulcher Mountain Trail

A woman wearing a backpack stands on the top of a mound of rocks and looks out across the valley

This hike climbs 3,400 feet through forest and meadows to the 9,652-foot (2,942-m) summit. Loop continues along the opposite side of the mountain through an open slope to the junction of Snow Pass. You may spot mountain goats, bighorn sheep, and moose along this trail.

Safety notes: Grizzly bears frequent this area. Requires a good map for navigation. Check the Backcountry Situation Report for further information.

Trailheads: North of Liberty Cap, near the stone house.

This is an 11-mile (17.6-kilometer) loop trail that begins and ends at the same trailhead.
Strenuous hike
Pets Allowed
Entrance fees may apply, see Fees & Passes information.
This trail is located in the northern part of the park, with one trailhead near Liberty Cap. This is the same trailhead that Beaver Ponds Trail heads off from.
Summer, Fall
Time of Day
Any Time

Yellowstone National Park

Woman hiker wearing a small backpack looks out at a nearby mountain.
A hiker enjoys one of the many spectacular views along Sepulcher Mountain Trail.

NPS/Diane Renkin

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Last updated: June 7, 2018