Hiking in Yellowstone National Park

Hiking in Yellowstone National Park

Exploring the Wonders of Yellowstone National Park on Foot

Yellowstone National Park is a hiker's paradise, offering breathtaking scenery, diverse wildlife, and over 900 miles of trails to explore. Whether you are an experienced hiker or a novice adventurer, Yellowstone has something to offer for everyone.

Our Yellowstone National Park Hiking Trails Map is the ideal tool for an unforgettable adventure.

It's two maps in one - a huge 36x24" unfolded paper map, 4x8" folded, that includes a free GPS accurate mobile map

The mobile map works in theAvenza Map App. A Blue GPS dot will mark your location in real time, so you can easily navigate your journey.  You can drop pins, add descriptions, take photos, and more - all with one awesome map.

You'll be an instant pro with plenty of info, like a detailed listing of hiking trails by difficulty level, park regulations, points of interest, remote fishing spots, every backcountry campsite, safety tips, and more!

We design with you in mind, keeping it simple and clear.  Plus, our map is just like the National Park Service's, but with greater detail! 

Must-Visit Hiking Trails

  • 1. Old Faithful Geyser Basin Trail: This easy 1.3-mile loop trail takes you through the mesmerizing geothermal wonders of the park, including the famous Old Faithful geyser.
  • 2. Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone: This moderate 6.2-mile trail rewards you with stunning views of the majestic Yellowstone River and the awe-inspiring Lower Falls.
  • 3. Mount Washburn: For a more challenging hike, tackle the 6.2-mile round trip to the summit of Mount Washburn, offering panoramic views of the park's vast landscapes.

Tips for a Memorable Hiking Experience

  • 1. Come Prepared: Remember to bring essential hiking gear such as sturdy footwear, plenty of water, sunscreen, and insect repellent.
  • 2. Check Trail Conditions: Before setting off, check with park rangers for any trail closures or warnings due to wildlife activity or adverse weather conditions.
  • 3. Respect Wildlife: Keep a safe distance from wildlife and never feed or approach them. Yellowstone is home to bears, wolves, and other wild animals.
  • 4. Stay on Marked Trails: Help preserve the park's delicate ecosystem by staying on designated trails and following Leave No Trace principles.
  • 5. Be Mindful of Altitude: Some trails in Yellowstone reach high elevations. Take it slow and allow your body to acclimate to the change in altitude.

With its stunning natural beauty and unparalleled outdoor adventures, hiking in Yellowstone National Park is an experience like no other. Whether you are seeking a peaceful nature walk or a challenging summit hike, Yellowstone has it all. Lace up your hiking boots and get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey through this iconic national park.

Back to blog

Leave a comment

Please note, comments need to be approved before they are published.