hiking & backpacking in yellowstone
Yellowstone National Park contains a diversity of wildlife like no other place in North America. Bears, wolves, elk, bison, moose, and other large mammals share this landscape in this vast ecosystem of the Northern Rockies.
Day hikes are a great way to get out and enjoy Yellowstone! Yellowstone has over 900 miles (1,450 km) of trails, so there is plenty to choose from when optimizing your day.
Want to know more about the natural history, wildlife, ecology, plants and history of this world renowned National Park? Come take a closer look at our natural wonders with a professional wildlife biologist and certified wilderness first responder as your guide. I offer guided half-day and full-day hikes at a variety of locations throughout Yellowstone National Park. I customize our plans for the day depending on the time of year, weather, local conditions and your preferences.
When booking a hike, please specify the level of difficulty (easy, moderately easy, moderately strenuous or strenuous) and duration (full day or half day) you prefer.
Included: Bear spray, Delicious Snacks and Lunch (on full day trips), and Fascinating Information
- Bring your sense of curiosity
- Suitable clothing and footwear and
- Water bottle - Let's have a great day out and about!
hike & raft
This incredible day of adventure consists of a 6 -8 hour guided hiking tour in Yellowstone National Park, followed by an afternoon raft trip on the Yellowstone River. You may choose the Whitewater Raft Trip or the Scenic Tour. This trip can be customized to fit any degree of fitness. You may hike remote areas of Yellowstone or take an easy stroll around the geysers. We cater to families, individuals, couples and small groups.
Your adventure begins as your guide welcomes you at our rafting office in Gardiner, Montana on the North Entrance to Yellowstone. Prepare for an exciting day of wildlife, geysers, waterfalls or high mountain scenery.
- 6-8 hour hiking and day tour through Yellowstone
- Personal guide
- Use of binoculars & viewing scope
- Deli style lunch
- ½ day whitewater rafting on the Yellowstone
- All your rafting gear: Wet suits, water shoes, splash jackets
Trips are custom. Let us know your interests, hiking ability, and what you want to see in the park so we can design your perfect trip.
Trip does not include Yellowstone National Park entrance fee or guide gratuity. Please bring appropriate gear for being outside in the elements. Scheduled itinerary may change due to weather, road, and trail closures.
Must have minimum of 2 people
backpacking in yellowstone national park
$545/1-2 people per day, $200/kid per day ages 10-15
$250/additional person per day
*kids under 10 are free!
Our Backpacking Trips are custom-designed around your specific desires, level of difficulty and
schedule and; therefore, rates can vary somewhat. We provide all meals and trail snacks and we can
arrange some of the essential camping gear for you.
Please contact us for more information on our Guided Backpacking trips!