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The Best Backpacking in Yellowstone National Park

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Top backpacking spots in and near Yellowstone National Park

  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Delacy Creek Trail to Shoshone Lake

    28.06 mi / 2559 ft gain
    Delacy Creek Trail to Shoshone Lake Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Lewis River Channel Loop

    11.03 mi / 607 ft gain
    Lewis River Channel Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Heart Lake and the Snake River Trails

    24.14 mi / 1142 ft gain
    Heart Lake and the Snake River Trails is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Heart Lake Loop Trail

    32.14 mi / 1916 ft gain
    Heart Lake Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Heart Lake and the Two Ocean Plateau Loop Trail

    59.99 mi / 4636 ft gain
    Heart Lake and the Two Ocean Plateau Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Heart Lake Trail

    14.93 mi / 1158 ft gain
    Heart 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

    Heart Lake and Creek Trail

    40.34 mi / 2569 ft gain
    Heart Lake and Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Moran, Wyoming.
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Stand Up Paddle Excursion in Yellowstone National Park

    5.0
    It is something fantastic if you know how to use a standup paddle board. Being able to paddle from one lake to another where no roads can reach via a small channel with natural geysers going off and trout rising to morning and afternoon flies.The water being, in some parts, very warm because of t...
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Bechler River Trail: Lone Star Trailhead to Belcher Ranger Station

    37.73 mi / 2434 ft gain
    Bechler River Trail: Lone Star Trailhead to Belcher Ranger Station Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Elephant Back Mountain Trail

    3.73 mi / 823 ft gain
    Elephant Back Mountain Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
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  • Moran, Wyoming

    Pitchstone Plateau to Union Falls to Grassy Lake Reservoir

    31.35 mi / 3104 ft gain
    Pitchstone Plateau to Union Falls to Grassy Lake Reservoir Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Mystic Falls to Ferry Creek Loop

    17.4 mi / 1926 ft gain
    Mystic Falls to Ferry Creek Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Summit Lake Trail

    34.71 mi / 2388 ft gain
    Summit 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

    Hayden Valley Trail

    13.55 mi / 751 ft gain
    Hayden Valley Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Mary Mountain-Nez Perce Trail

    20.13 mi / 1450 ft gain
    Mary Mountain-Nez Perce Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
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  • Park County, Wyoming

    Mist Creek Pass Trail

    33.84 mi / 2346 ft gain
    Mist Creek Pass Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
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