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The Best Hiking in Lander

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Top hiking spots in and near Lander

  • Lander, Wyoming

    Sinks Canyon

    3.32 mi / 778 ft gain
    Sinks Canyon is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Lander, Wyoming.
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  • Lander, Wyoming

    Hike the Sinks Canyon Trail

    4 mi / 300 ft gain
    Sinks Canyon is named for the geological mystery known as "The Sink" and "The Rise", where the Popo Agie River disappears underground along an unknown course only to appear again hundreds of yards away. But what is no mystery is the fantastic beauty of the Canyon: the wildlife and wildflowers, th...
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  • Lander, Wyoming

    Hike the Popo Agie Nature Trail

    1 mi / 100 ft gain
    Sinks Canyon State Park 6 miles south of Lander, Wyoming is a treasure of hiking, trail running, and rock climbing. Rightly considered the gateway to the southern Winds, Sinks is a great way to get a taste of some of the most beautiful mountain scenery to be found in the United States and the Pop...
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  • Lander, Wyoming

    Popo Agie Falls Trail

    3.27 mi / 643 ft gain
    Popo Agie Falls Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Lander, Wyoming.
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  • Lander, Wyoming

    Popo Agie Indian Trail

    9.38 mi / 2044 ft gain
    Popo Agie Indian Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Lander, Wyoming.
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  • Lander, Wyoming

    Silas Lakes Trail

    6.88 mi / 925 ft gain
    Silas Lakes Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Lander, Wyoming.
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  • Lander, Wyoming

    Rock Climbing Wild Iris

    5.0
    Wild Iris is an iconic rock climbing destination for all sport climbers. It sits at about 9000 feet and there is little cell reception so let someone know where you will be. It was developed years ago by the late Rock Climbing legend Todd Skinner. At the time this area was very futuristic for c...
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  • Boulder, Wyoming

    Little Sandy Lake

    8.07 mi / 2021 ft gain
    Little Sandy Lake is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Lander, Wyoming.
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  • Boulder, Wyoming

    Sweetwater Gap

    15.91 mi / 2067 ft gain
    Sweetwater Gap is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Lander, Wyoming.
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  • Atlantic City, Wyoming

    Rock Creek Hollow

    2.99 mi / 207 ft gain
    Rock Creek Hollow is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Lander, Wyoming.
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  • Boulder, Wyoming

    Climb East Temple Peak

    23 mi
    The quickest way to the summit of East Temple is from Big Sandy Trailhead. Getting to the Big Sandy Trailhead can be a little difficult since you must travel about 46 miles on unmarked dirt roads. Most cars should be able to make it to the trailhead if the dirt is dry but a high clearance vehicle...
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  • Boulder, Wyoming

    Climb Wolf's Head

    5 mi / 1700 ft gain
    This is one of North America’s 50 classic climbs and rightfully so. It involves easy route finding on a skinny, 5.5 ridge that can be accessed and seen from your base camp at the middle of the cirque.  This climb is over 9 miles from the trailhead so the easiest way to climb it is to follow the C...
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  • Boulder, Wyoming

    Backpack the Cirque of the Towers Loop

    30 mi / 4000 ft gain
    Day1: Drove up to the Big Sandy Trailhead from Salt Lake City. Hike the 5 to 6 miles to Big Sandy Lake. This is a relatively flat and easy hike. There is not much of a vista, but it is a nice hike along the Big Sandy River. You can camp just off of Lost Creek. I got there late as it was a long dr...
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  • Boulder, Wyoming

    Big Sandy Lake via Big Sandy Trail

    10.94 mi / 633 ft gain
    Big Sandy Lake via Big Sandy Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Boulder, Wyoming.
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  • Boulder, Wyoming

    Fremont Trail

    35.23 mi / 5423 ft gain
    Fremont Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Lander, Wyoming.
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  • Boulder, Wyoming

    Washakie Pass Loop to Cirque of the Towers

    40.53 mi / 7533 ft gain
    Washakie Pass Loop to Cirque of the Towers is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Boulder, Wyoming.
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