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Dog Creek Day Hike Tour
Dog Creek Llama Guided Hike
Dog Creek Hiking Tour
Dog Creek Day Tour
Dog Creek Guided Walk
Dog Creek Walking Tour

Dog Creek Llama Day Hike

Highlights

  •   Pristine Wilderness
  •   Llama Trail Companions
  •   Gourmet Picnic Lunch
  •   Potential Wildlife Viewing
  •   Beautiful Mountain Creeks
  •   Wildflowers and Meadows

Description

With llamas hiking along as trail companions as well as carrying our lunch supplies, we'll head off into the mountains outside Jackson Hole, Wyoming! We'll enjoy the quiet and solitude as we hike along Dog Creek through alpine forests and wildflower-studded hillsides. We’ll stop for a leisurely picnic lunch with stunning views over Indian Peak and Red Pass. This loop hike gives you a great opportunity to enjoy more spectacular views as we return. Our professional guides will enhance your 1-day adventure with their personal touch, interpretation and story-telling along the way. We find people enjoy the easy pace of hiking with llamas. Let’s go llamaneering!

Please note: this hike is operated by Wildland Llamas, a separate company from Wildland Trekking with shared ownership, guides, management and other resources, and is an authorized outfitter on the Bridger-Teton National Forest.

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Private Day Hike Tour
Difficulty:
Solitude:
Jackson Hole Area
June 15-Sept 15
6-8 hours
4-8mi / 6-13km
550-1150 ft gain/loss
$225-$400

See Rate Info


Day Hike Rates

Private Day Hike Rates:

  • 2 people: $400 per person
  • 3 people: $325 per person
  • 4: $275 per person
  • 5-7 people: $225 per person
Private day hike tours are only open to your party.

*Prices do not include guide gratuity

(Important: We run hikes in almost all weather conditions and very rarely cancel. See our terms and conditions for information on cancellations and refunds.)


How do I Register?

Ready to hike? Day hike reservations are made through our Adventure Consultant team. You can click here to get the ball rolling. Our adventure consultants will confirm availability, and if you're ready to register we'll email you a link to a registration profile. You'll have 72 hours to complete your profile (and that of any dependents) and make your payment.

Feel free to call us for more info - we're here 7 days a week!


Trip Details

What's Included

  • Pack llama trail companions (1 llama for every 2 guests)
  • A professional, knowledgeable, medically trained, friendly wilderness guide.
  • A commitment to make the tour as exciting, challenging, informative, and full as you'd like, and as is possible in a day
  • Trail snacks and a picnic lunch
  • Use of a top of the line, technical day pack
  • Use of trekking poles

What's Not Included (Required)

  • Lightweight hiking shoes or hiking boots
  • Waterproof rain jacket or poncho
  • Warm wool or fleece top (Spring, Fall)
  • Warm hat and gloves (Spring, Fall, Winter)
  • Water bottles or bladder (2 liters total capacity)
  • Sunhat

What's Not Included (Recommended)

  • A cold or frozen bottle of water or Gatorade (Spring, Summer, Fall)
  • Sunglasses
  • Knee braces (if needed)
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
  • Gratuity for your guide

Food: What To Expect

Day hike tours include energizing trail snacks and a delicious picnic lunch. Your guide will customize the food for your hike, but a typical lunch consists of gourmet sandwiches or wraps, fruit, veggies, chips, drinks and a dessert. On wintery or cold days you may be treated to soup or a hot, freshly cooked lunch (if you'd prefer a hot meal, please let us know!)

We regularly accommodate vegan, vegetarian, kosher and non-gluten diets and will make adjustments for food allergies. These and other special dietary requests may require an additional fee.

Trip Logistics

Where Do We Meet?

You'll meet your guide at Hoback Junction and then caravan to the trailhead. Your guide will contact you approximately 7 days before your hike to coordinate the exact time and location of your rendezvous.


Safety Considerations

Your safety is our top priority. Our hiking tours are led by professional hiking guides, all of whom are wilderness-certified first responders or EMT's, each with years of guiding and wilderness experience. We've developed comprehensive risk management protocols that our guides adhere to in case of an emergency, and most tours carry a satellite phone. If you have any further questions about safety, please contact us at 1-800-715-HIKE (4453) for more information.


Guides

Your tour will be led by a trained, experienced professional with a solid guiding background, years of personal wilderness and hiking experience, medical certifications, and a passion for leading people into breathtaking landscapes. Check out our Meet Our Team page for staff bios.


Group Size and Age Restrictions

The standard group size on this hiking tour is 7 guests and 1 guide. If you have more questions about group size, please give us a call at 1-800-715-HIKE (4453) and we'll answer all your questions.

Age restrictions are as follows:
  • 12 and older to join daily departures (mixed groups)
  • 5 and older to join private tours, with final approval on a case by case basis


Weather Around Yellowstone

Being a Northern mountain environment, the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem is prone to sudden temperature and weather shifts. This is an exciting aspect of being in Wyoming's mountains. On trips in June, snow is a slight possibility, and the rest of the summer you're likely to get rained on at least once during your trip. To be fully prepared, please follow the recommended clothing list closely (this list comes as part of your trip packet when you register). See below for average summer temperatures around Yellowstone:
 
Average Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
 
 
Month
High
Low
 
June
70°
42°
 
July
80°
47°
 
August
78°
45°
 
September
68°
37°

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