Top Adventures in Park County

  • Camping at Ice Lake

    The trailhead for Ice Lake starts at a small parking area along the Norris-Canyon Road, at around 8,000 feet elevation.The trail is very flat, with no noticeable elevation gain. This is a very family friendly hike, perfect for kids introduction to...

  • Hike to Artist's Paint Pots

    From the parking lot, follow the boardwalk pathway until you reach the springs. The hike itself is pretty self explanatory. It is a very easy hike and very short. We did this hike to break up some of the driving through Yellowstone. The hike loops...

    1.1 miles

  • Explore the Beryl Spring

    Beryl Spring, so named for its aquamarine-like color, is one of the hottest springs in all of Yellowstone and is an easy stop off the Grand Loop Road about 17 miles west of Canyon Village. There is a large parking area and a elevated walkway provi...

  • Hike the Wapiti Lake Trail to Grand Canyon of Yellowstone Loop

    Experience Yellowstone’s diversity with this epic loop hike.How to get there: Wapiti Lake Trailhead is located just south of Upper Falls of the Yellowstone. From Yellowstone Lake, head north on Grand Loop Road. Turn right on South Rim Dr. Just a...

    5 miles

  • Hike Uncle Tom's Trail

    If your in the Yellowstone National Park, this is a must do. The trail/stair case is visible from the opposite of the canyon, weaving its way down the canyon wall to a nice outlook at the base. Once we saw the staircase we knew we had to do it. Wh...

    0.2 miles 500 ft gain

  • Hike to Red Rock Point

    Lower Grand Canyon Falls is one of the gems of Yellowstone and is the one of the most photographed spots in the park. Red Rock Point on the north side of the Yellowstone River gives amazing views up and down the canyon and is only a short .3 miles...

    0.6 miles 100 ft gain

  • Hike to & Photograph Artist Point

    Artist Point, thought to be named by park photographer F. J. Haynes as early as 1883, provides what is perhaps the most beautiful views of the entire Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and of Lower Yellowstone Falls some 308 feet high. It is a breath...

    0.25 miles 50 ft gain

  • Sunrise Hike to Mt. Washburn

    The parking lot for the Mt. Washburn Hike from Dunraven Pass trailhead is located about 5 miles north of Canyon Village along the Grand Loop Road. Since we wanted to reach the top of Mt. Washburn before sunrise, we began our hike 2 hours earlier. ...

    6.4 miles 1400 ft gain

  • Capture the Sunset on the Yellowstone River

    The Yellowstone river is considered one of the most scenic and beautiful in all of the United States. It's grand canyon, waterfalls, and meadows filled with wildlife are all major attractions and rightfully so as they are all beautiful places.Howe...

  • Explore Firehole Falls

    The Yellowstone Supervolcano is one of the most active geothermal areas on earth with more hot springs than anywhere else on the planet. The walls of the massive caldera of often hidden under snow and forest, but in places like Firehole Canyon you...

  • Fly Fish the Firehole River

    The Firehole River is one of the most unique trout-fishing rivers in the world, behaving in a manner unlike any other river in the Rockies due to the unique geothermal features found all along the length of the river. It is not known as a big-fish...

  • Swim in the Firehole River

    The Firehole River Swimming Hole is on the southern portion of Firehole Canyon Rd inside the park, near the West Entrance to Yellowstone. The road is a one way loop from north to south. There are restrooms at the parking area, which can become qui...

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • West Yellowstone, Montana

      Cabin Creek Cabin

      Overview Cabin Creek Cabin is a primitive, rustic, single-room structure that was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s. It offers a few basic amenities, so guests will need to brin...

    • West Yellowstone, Montana

      Under Canvas Yellowstone

      Accommodations:  Safari tents starting at $279 per night  (4 person max)Safari with 3 twin beds starting at $279 per night  (3 person max)Safari with adjacent Hive starting at $319 per night  (6 pe...

      From $279/night

    • West Yellowstone, Montana

      Yellowstone Park / West Gate KOA

    • West Yellowstone, Montana

      Basin Station Cabin

      Overview Basin Station Cabin is a primitive, rustic, two-room structure located in the Hebgen Lake Ranger District of the Custer Gallatin National Forest. The cabin is open year-round. The adjacent...

    • West Yellowstone, Montana

      Yellowstone Park / Mountainside KOA

    • Island Park, Idaho

      Flat Rock (Idaho)

      Overview Flat Rock Campground is located 22 miles south of West Yellowstone, Montana and 30 miles north of Ashton, Idaho in beautiful Island Park, Idaho. Flat Rock is adjacent to U.S. Highway 20 an...

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