Elevation: 7,984 ft.
Length: 7 miles (11.2 km) Round Trip
Park 1 mile (1.5 km) south of Midway Geyser Basin, cross the steel bridge and walk 1 mile (1.5 km) to the trailhead.
Or, park at the end of Fountain Flat Dr. and walk 1 3 ⁄4 miles (2.8 km) to the trailhead.
Fairy Creek cascades 200 feet down towards the edge of Madison Plateau before flowing northwards across marshy ground into the Lower Geyser Basin. The northern section of the Fairy Creek Trail links the Lower and Midway geyser basins, while allowing to reach several nearby geysers.