Bechler River and Canyon

  • Bechler River Canyon and Trail - Colonnade Falls - © By Flickr User brothergrimm
  • Bechler River Canyon and Trail - The Rain is Clearing - © By Flickr User brothergrimm
  • Bechler River Canyon and Trail - Volcanic Rocks and Huckleberries - © By Flickr User Adam Russell Ellsworth
  • Bechler River Canyon and Trail - Before Silver Scarf Falls - © By Flickr User Dr.DeNo

Key information: Bechler River and Canyon

  • The Bechler area of Yellowstone is often known as Cascade corner', thanks to the large number of waterfalls and its being one of the wettest places in the park.
  • There are many day hikes and longer walks exploring the beautiful cascades, with a constant view of the Teton peaks, and with beautiful sunsets each evening.
  • One of the good shorter options is the Cave Falls Loop (5.6 miles); for a longer trek, the Bechler River Trail (28 miles, 2-3 days) is ideal.
  • These can be remote walks, on which you will have to be self sufficient and where flooding and bears can cause real problems. Come prepared.

Walkopedia rating

  • Walkopedia rating82
  • Beauty34
  • Natural interest16
  • Human interest0
  • Charisma32
  • Negative points0
  • Total rating82
  • Note: Negs: likely bad/unpredictable weather; heavy loads to carry.

Vital Statistics

  • Length: Variable
  • Maximum Altitude: N/A
  • Level of Difficulty: Variable

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Bechler River Canyon and Trail - The Rain is Clearing - © By Flickr User brothergrimm
Bechler River Canyon and Trail - Before Silver Scarf Falls - ©By Flickr User Dr.DeNo

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