Yellowstone National Park is perhaps the most famous National Park in the world, and a great destination for hikers. Blessed with incredible natural wonders, the park is explorable on foot and ideal for all ages and levels of hikers – families, intermediates and those with extensive years of experience.
(4.5km, 200m, 1.5-2.5h)
The South Rim is our favorite way to view the incredible Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, providing a variety of stunning views back to the falls. Descending on Uncle Tom’s Trail is a spectacular trip down near the Lower Falls. You simply must do this hike if in Yellowstone.
(1.9km, 100m, 0.5-1h)
The Lower Brink of Yellowstone Falls trail is a steep climb down to the viewpoint of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. The hike is a lot easier than the way back up, however, the massive, cascading waterfalls are simply amazing. Do not forget your camera for this one!
(4.8km, 150m, 1-2h)
Artist Point to Point Sublime is a spectacular hike in the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Start at Artist Point – the best viewpoint in all of the national park. Continue along a dirt trail to Point Sublime, a wonderful path with the potential to link up to other routes as well.
(11.4km, 475m, 2.5-4h)
A well-used trail climbs gently up to the summit of Mt. Washburn, where you will find a small radio station. The views are gorgeous – look down into the brink of the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone on this hike and the numerous rolling, grassy hills that surround it.