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The Best Backpacking in Park County

Looking for the best backpacking in Park County? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Park County. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top backpacking spots in and near Park County

  • Livingston, Montana

    Suce Creek Trail #44 and Suce Creek West Trail #450 Loop

    5.69 mi / 1430 ft gain
    Suce Creek Trail #44 and Suce Creek West Trail #450 Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Livingston, Montana.
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  • Livingston, Montana

    North Fork Deep Creek Trail to Elephanthead Mountain

    11.14 mi / 3940 ft gain
    North Fork Deep Creek Trail to Elephanthead Mountain is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Livingston, Montana.
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  • Mc Leod, Montana

    West Boulder Meadows

    8.6 mi / 965 ft gain
    West Boulder Meadows is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near McLeod, Montana.
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  • Bozeman, Montana

    Mystic Lake via New World Gulch Trail

    10.88 mi / 2484 ft gain
    Mystic Lake via New World Gulch Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Bozeman, Montana.
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  • Gallatin Gateway, Montana

    Hike to Garnet Mountain Lookout

    5.0
    7.7 mi / 2800 ft gain
    Starting in Bozeman, travel south of Gallatin Gateway about 5 miles on Hwy 191 and turn left on to Storm Castle Creek Road. Follow this road for about 3.5 miles until the road ends. At this point, there is a decent sized parking area. The trail is open year round with ATV access and also snowmobi...
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  • Gallatin Gateway, Montana

    Hike to Golden Trout Lakes

    4.0
    5 mi / 1300 ft gain
    The Golden Trout lakes offer a scenic getaway just out of the Gallatin Valley Canyon. To access the trail head, turn east onto Portal Creek Road #984 and continue southeast for 6.8 miles. The road is in rough condition and is better suited for vehicles with a higher clearance. The trail head is e...
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  • Gallatin Gateway, Montana

    Garnet Mountain Trail

    7.76 mi / 2897 ft gain
    Garnet Mountain Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Gallatin Gateway, Montana.
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  • Gallatin Gateway, Montana

    Hike to Lava Lake

    5.0
    6 mi / 1600 ft gain
    The 6 mile round trip to Lava Lake is a steady climb that runs beside Cascade Creek through the Lee Metcalf Wilderness. The trail starts at the Gallatin River and continues upward through dense evergreen forest. There are no confusing intersections but is quite rocky and considered to be moderate...
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  • Mc Leod, Montana

    West Fork Stillwater

    13.19 mi / 1047 ft gain
    West Fork Stillwater is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near McLeod, Montana.
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Lava Creek Canyon Trail to Undine Falls

    8.34 mi / 1414 ft gain
    Lava Creek Canyon Trail to Undine Falls Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Sepulcher Mountain Trail

    11.51 mi / 3406 ft gain
    Sepulcher Mountain Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a hot springs located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Electric Peak

    20.88 mi / 5062 ft gain
    Electric Peak Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Crevice Lake Trail

    9.25 mi / 1529 ft gain
    Crevice Lake Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Buffalo Plateau Trail

    19 mi / 4032 ft gain
    Buffalo Plateau Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Yellowstone River Trail

    17.41 mi / 1483 ft gain
    Yellowstone River Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
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  • Belgrade, Montana

    North Cottonwood Creek and Access Trail

    14.77 mi / 5522 ft gain
    North Cottonwood Creek and Access Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Belgrade, Montana.
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