The Best Hiking in Yellowstone National Park

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

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Top hiking spots in and near Yellowstone National Park

  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Camp at Indian Creek Campground at Yellowstone NP

    Indian Creek Campground is located inside Yellowstone National Park, closest to the northern entrance of the park and just eight miles from Mammoth Hot Springs. It's open from mid-June through mid September and is just $15 a night to camp at. The campground itself is very well maintained and kept...
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Drive the Grand Loop in Yellowstone NP

    4.7
    Many people who live an active our outdoor lifestyle have been to many places to climb, hike, camp, etc. Yellowstone National Park needs to be on every single persons bucket list. Sometimes you need to do the tourist thing and see the iconic sites for yourself. Yellowstone is massive and would ...
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  • Teton County, Wyoming

    Yellowstone Lake Overlook Trail

    1.7 mi / 207 ft gain
    Yellowstone Lake Overlook Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Photograph the Milky Way over Yellowstone's West Thumb Geysers

    5.0
    0.7 mi
    Visiting Yellowstone National Park during the daytime is enchanting; with its geysers, lake and wildlife attracting tourists and photographers from across the world. Stay after dark however, and the park takes on a magic that is as indescribable as it is dynamic. Combine this magic with clear; da...
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  • Teton County, Wyoming

    West Thumb Geyser Basin Trail

    1.01 mi / 62 ft gain
    West Thumb Geyser Basin 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

    Riddle Lake Trail

    4.8 mi / 282 ft gain
    Riddle 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

    Shoshone Lake Via Delacy Creek Trail

    5.92 mi / 367 ft gain
    Shoshone Lake Via Delacy Creek 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

    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 Lake Trail

    8.27 mi / 518 ft gain
    Lewis 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

    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

    Lewis Lake Campground

    1.03 mi / 62 ft gain
    Lewis Lake Campground Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
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