Hiking in Wyoming

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Cascade Canyon Trail - Grand Teton National Park
Cascade Canyon Trail - Grand Teton National Park
Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, United States
 
Moderate: 7.2 miles, Half day
This is an unbelievable hike up into the base of the Grand Tetons via a boat ride across Jenny Lake.

This hike will bring you deep into the Teton Mountain Range. This popular hike will start from the shore of the lake and take you up to the 200 foot tall Hidden Falls and Inspiration Point which provides great views out over the National Park. Most people will stop at this point but this guide will take you a little further up into Cascade Canyon...
Fairy Falls - Yellowstone National Park
Fairy Falls - Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, United States
 
Easy: 2.5 miles, 1-3 hours
This easy hike to the 197-foot-tall Fairy Falls passes Grand Prismatic Spring, wildflowers, lodgepole pine, and more.

The hike to Fairy Falls is very easy despite its length. The trail passes Grand Prismatic Spring, and a short detour scramble up a hill offers a spectacular view of the spring. Along the hike are tons of wildflowers, obsidian, lodgepole pines, and other wildlife. Fairy Falls is 197 ft tall.
Garnet Canyon to The Lower Saddle, Grand Teton National Park
Difficult: 5.4 miles, Full day
A hike into beautiful Garnet Canyon on the way up The Grand Teton. This is the route most climbs of the Grand take.

This is an all day very strenuous hike up through Garnet Canyon and up to the Lower Saddle below the Grand Teton. This is the route most climbs of the Grand take, stopping over at the Lower Saddle for rest until the next morning's climb. This hike has an elevation gain of almost 6,000 ft. so should not be attempted by anyone not in top fitness and...
West Thumb Geyser Basin - Yellowstone National Park
West Thumb Geyser Basin - Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, United States
 
Easy: 0.7 miles, 1 hour or less
On the west thumb of Yellowstone Lake, this trail/boardwalk makes a loop and passes several hot springs and pools.

Lake Facts Elevation: 7,733 ft (2,357 m) Area: 131.7 sq mi (341 sq km) Shoreline: 141 mi (227 km) Width: 14 mi (23 km) Length: 20 mi (32 km) Avg depth: about 140 ft (42 m) Max depth: 410 ft (125 m) Avg summer temp: 45°F (70°C) West Thumb Facts West Thumb is a caldera within a larger caldera. Active hydrothermal features exist on the...
Uncle Tom's Trail - Yellowstone National Park
Uncle Tom's Trail - Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, United States
 
Moderate: 0.3 miles, 1 hour or less
Uncle Tom's trail is a quick but strenuous hike that ends near the base of Lower Falls in Yellowstone National Park.

The following information was taken from the Canyon Area Trail Guide, which is available at several trailheads in the Canyon Area. For an unparalleled canyon and waterfall experience, take a deep breath and descent this trail. A series of paved inclines and more than 300 steps lead you about 500 feet down into the canyon. Your destination is a platform...
Midway Geyser Basin - Yellowstone National Park
Midway Geyser Basin - Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, United States
 
Easy: 0.8 miles, 1 hour or less
This basin is home to two of the largest geothermal features in Yellowstone: Grand Prismatic Spring & Exelsior Geyser.

Midway Geyser Basin is much smaller than the other basins found alongside the Firehole River. Despite its small size, it contains two large features: the 200-by-300-foot-wide Excelsior Geyser which pours over 4,000 gallons per minute into the Firehole River and the 370-foot-wide and 121-foot-deep Grand Prismatic Spring, which is the largest hot spring...
Mt. Washburn
Mt. Washburn
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, United States
 
Easy: 7.0 miles, Half day
A wonderful climb in Yellowstone with views of neighboring mountains and the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone.

This is a fairly easy hike up a beautiful mountain in Yellowstone with terrific views all the way to the Tetons from the historic firetower on top. Keep an eye out for mountain goats and other animals.
Tower Fall Overlook - Yellowstone National Park
Tower Fall Overlook - Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, United States
 
Easy: 0.1 miles, 1 hour or less
Tower Fall is a 132-foot waterfall in the Tower-Roosevelt region of Yellowstone National Park.

This popular waterfall on Tower Creek was named by members of the 1870 Washburn expedition. It first was called "Minaret Creek," but one member objected, stating that the name violated their agreement to naming objects for their friends. He claimed the name was in reference to "Minnie Rhett," a sweetheart of one of the other members. By unanimous vote,...
Artist's Paint Pots - Yellowstone National Park
Artist's Paint Pots - Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, United States
 
Moderate: 1.1 miles, 1 hour or less
From this boardwalk trail, you can see colorful hot springs, two large mudpots, a fumarole, and a couple of geysers.

The Artist's Paint Pots trail is an easy hike to several geothermal features in Yellowstone National Park. From the boardwalk, you can see colorful hot springs, two large mudpots, a fumarole, and a couple of geysers. Many of the geothermal features along this trail do not have names, and little is known about them. Montana State University maintains...
Norris Geyser Basin - Yellowstone National Park
Norris Geyser Basin - Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, United States
 
Easy: 2.9 miles, 1-3 hours
Norris Geyser Basin is one of the hottest and most dynamic of Yellowstone's hydrothermal areas.

The information for this guide was taken from the Norris Geyser Basin Trail Guide, which is available at the trailhead. Norris is outside the Yellowstone Caldera, but inside the first and largest caldera. Norris is one of the most active earthquake areas in the park. This is one of the most acidic hydrothermal areas in Yellowstone. Many...
Avalanche Peak - Yellowstone National Park
Avalanche Peak - Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, United States
 
Moderate: 4.5 miles, Half day
This is a fun climb up a tall peak as you enter the park from the east.

A short, often windy, hike up a nearby peak as you enter Yellowstone National Park from the east (Cody, WY). You'll pass through beautiful forests with meadows of wildflowers and end up on a windy barren peak with views over Yellowstone below.
Yellowstone River Overlook - Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone River Overlook - Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, United States
 
Easy: 0.2 miles, 1 hour or less
The Yellowstone River overlook is a short interpretive trail overlooking the Yellowstone River.

Yellowstone River Overlook, also called Calcite Springs Overlook Trail, is a short, easy loop walk that leads to a platform overlooking the Yellowstone River. Layers of basalt columns and thermal springs along the river's edge are also visible. The area was named by USGS geologist Arnold Hague in 1885, but the name was based on previous usage. The constriction...
Petrified Tree - Yellowstone National Park
Petrified Tree - Yellowstone National Park
Tower Junction, Wyoming, United States
 
Easy: 0.1 miles, 1 hour or less
This short walk will take you to an upright petrified tree.

Petrified Tree: Subtropical Yellowstone This petrified redwood is a clue to a watmer, damper, more liolent Yellowstone landscape. Anatomically the trunk is indistinguishable from present-day redwoods in California. When a chain of volcanoes erupted here in Eocene times 50 million years ago, they triggered massive landslides into mountain and valley...
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Jenny Lake, Hidden Falls and Inspiration Point, Grand Teton NP
by xc_nomad on Sep 28, 2009
Beaver Creek, Wyoming, United States
Hiking | 6.0 miles
Very popular trip in the Grand Teton National Park across Jenny Lake and a short hike to Hidden Falls and Inspiration Point.
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Fairy Falls and Imperial Geyser, Yellowstone NP
by xc_nomad on Sep 25, 2009
West Thumb, Wyoming, United States
Hiking | 6.7 miles
A easy half day hike to the nice Fairy Falls and the Imperial Geyser. Off the beaten tracks of Yellowstone but especially the Imperial Geyser was very impressing. There are 2 geysers at the end of the track so make sure that you have seen both of them. The last one (Imperial) is much more impressive than the fist one.
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Mt. Washburn, Yellowstone NP
by xc_nomad on Sep 22, 2009
Canyon Junction, Wyoming, United States
Hiking | 7.3 miles
Mt. Washburn provides a great overview over Yellowstone NP, so if the weather is fine don't miss to climb up there and enjoy the view from the fire lookout.
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Yellowstone NP - North Rim Trail
by ToddDixon on Sep 17, 2007
Canyon Village, Wyoming, United States
Hiking | 2.8 miles
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Surprise Lake, Grand Teton NP
by xc_nomad on Sep 27, 2009
Beaver Creek, Wyoming, United States
Hiking | 11.4 miles
Wonderful but demanding day hike to Surprise Lake and Amphitheater Lake in the Grand Teton National Park. The reward for the struggels of climbing up the mountains of grand teton are beautiful alpine lakes and a view of the grand teton glacier.
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Two Ocean Lake, Grand Teton NP
by xc_nomad on Sep 26, 2009
Moran, Wyoming, United States
Hiking | 8.9 miles
Half day hike around Two Ocean Lake in Grand Teton National Park. For the best views of the lake don't miss to climb up on grand viewpoint mountain. Steep, nut really worth the struggles.
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Cascade Canyon and Moose Pond
by laytonw on Jun 30, 2010
Beaver Creek, Wyoming, United States
Hiking | 10.1 miles
A day hike with the wife around Jenny Lake in Grand Tetons National Park.  We hit up Moose Ponds, Hidden Falls, Inspiration Point, and Cascade Canyon.