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Yellowstone Hiking Tours

Join us in Yellowstone for the hiking adventure of a lifetime! We offer guided Yellowstone hikes that are all-inclusive, expert-designed and expert-led. Our offerings include Yellowstone backpacking trips, Yellowstone llama treks, basecamp Yellowstone hiking tours, inn-based Yellowstone hiking tours, Yellowstone winter tours, and Yellowstone day hikes.

Yellowstone's backcountry offers a stunning array of highlights including abundant wildlife; geysers, mud pots and hot springs; vast meadow systems; pristine rivers, streams and lakes; towering mountain peaks; and a tangible, invigorating sense of wildness. All of our trips were designed to show guests the magic of America's first national park, and to make your visit unforgettable!

Yellowstone Hiking Tours

Yellowstone Backpacking Trips

Trip Duration Distance Pack Weight
Spring/Fall Trekking Adventure 3-4 days 25mi (40km) 25-35 lbs
Bechler River Traverse 5-6 days 34mi (55km) 30-40 lbs
Heart Lake and Mount Sheridan 3 days 23mi (37km) 25-35 lbs
Gallatin Crest Traverse 5 days 24+mi (39+km) 30-40 lbs
Heart Lake to Snake River 4-5 days 30+mi (48+km) 30-40 lbs
Mountain Country Trek 3-5 days 25+mi (40+km) 25-35 lbs
Shoshone Lake and Geyser Basin 3 days 20+mi (32+km) 25-35 lbs
The Thorofare 7 days 50mi (80km) 35-45 lbs
Gallatin Skyline 7 days 42+mi (68+km) 35-45 lbs
Observation Peak Trek 2-3 days 14mi (22km) 15-35 lbs

Yellowstone Llama Treks

Trip Duration Distance Pack Weight
Bechler Llama Traverse 5 or 6 days 32+mi (51+km) 10 lbs
Heart Lake Llama Trek 6 days 52+mi (84+km) 10 lbs
Dunanda Falls 3 or 4 days 19+mi (31+km) 10 lbs
Dailey - Big Horn Peak 3 days 18mi (29km) 10 lbs
Lamar - Pelican Loop 5 days 34mi (55km) 10 lbs
Sportsman Lake 5 days 33mi (53km) 10 lbs
Black Canyon Llama Trek 4 days 25mi (40km) 10 lbs

Yellowstone Fishing Trips

Trip Duration Distance Pack Weight
Yellowstone River 4 days 12mi (19km) 10 lbs
Slough Creek 4 days 18mi (29km) 10 lbs
Lamar River 4 days 12mi (19km) 10 lbs
Gardiner River 4 days 14mi (23km) 10 lbs

Yellowstone Basecamp Tour

Trip Duration Distance Pack Weight
Yellowstone Basecamp Tour 5 days 30mi (48km) 10 lbs

Yellowstone Inn-based Tours

Trip Duration Distance Pack Weight
3 Day Inn-based Tour 3 days 20mi (32km) 10 lbs
Best of Yellowstone Tour 5 days 30mi (48km) 10 lbs
Yellowstone Ski Tour 4-5 days 20+mi (32+km) 10 lbs
Yellowstone Snowshoe Tour 4-5 days 17+mi (27+km) 10 lbs

Yellowstone Day Hike Tours

Trip Duration Distance Pack Weight
Bunsen Peak 5-7 hours 4-7mi (6-11km) 10 lbs
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone 4-7 hours 2-6mi (3-10km) 10 lbs
Lonestar Geyser 5-7 hours 5.5mi (9km) 10 lbs
Mystic Falls Loop 5-7 hours 6-8mi (9-12km) 10 lbs
Snake River Day Hike 7-9 hours 10-12mi (16-19km) 10 lbs
Fairy Falls 5-7 hours 6-8mi (9-12km) 10 lbs
Cave & Bechler Falls 5-7 hours 4-7mi (6-11km) 10 lbs

Yellowstone Ski & Snowshoe Tours

Trip Duration Distance Pack Weight
Yellowstone Ski Tour 4-5 days 20+mi (32+km) 10 lbs
Yellowstone Snowshoe Tour 4-5 days 17+mi (27+km) 10 lbs

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Why Hike Yellowstone with Us?

1. #1 Outdoor Activity in Yellowstone on Trip Advisor
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With more than 800 guests joining our Yellowstone hiking tours annually, we have a proven track record of providing quality trips that exceed our guests' expectations. We are the top-rated tour company at Yellowstone National Park on Trip Advisor: click here to see our Trip Advisor page. You can read additional guest comments on our Wildland Trekking Reviews and Facebook pages.

2. Exceptional Certified Yellowstone Guides
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Our commitment is to hire and train the best Yellowstone hiking guides and Yellowstone backpacking guides in the industry. To ensure this we seek out career-minded hiking guides, hire them as employees, comply with all labor laws, conduct extensive staff trainings, and require current medical and professional certifications. In addition to technical competency and credentials, we also require excellent people skills. These extraordinary men and women have the ability to turn a great Yellowstone hiking tour into an unforgettable, inspiring - and sometimes truly life changing - adventure. We invite you to read more about them - including reviews for each hiking guide - on our Meet Our Team page.

3. Fantastic Meals and Top of the Line Gear
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To provide fantastic food to our guests we customize our menus based on the preferences of the group, and we do not use dehydrated backpacking meals - you can expect abundant, delicious food to fuel and motivate you on your Yellowstone hiking trip! We also regularly accommodate specialty diets.

Gear must be optimally dependable, durable and functional, so we purchase from only the best outdoor gear companies like Osprey, Black Diamond, and MSR. Our Yellowstone backpacking trips include equipment with a retail value of up to $1,000 per guest.

4. Comprehensive Risk Management
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Safety on our Yellowstone hiking tours is the number one priority. All Yellowstone hiking guides are certified Wilderness First Responders or EMTs, and each carries a field-issued first aid kit, comprehensive list of medical protocols, and a state-of-the-art emergency communication device. We also have a 24-hour on-call line that our staff, guests, and family members of guests can call any time (literally) to speak with a company representative.

5. All-inclusive Tours
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Some Yellowstone hiking tour companies don't provide sleeping bags, sleeping pads, backpacks and other items, or they charge "gear rental" fees for use of these items - on our Yellowstone trips those items are fully included in the trip price. What about meals, permit fees and transportation fees? All totally included. (Some Yellowstone day hike tours meet inside the Park at trailiheads.)

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"I would like to thank Wildland Trekking for another great hike! I just completed my 6th hike with Wildland in the past 2 years and must say the hikes just keep getting better every time. Our guide, Wes Shifrin was great. The dedication Wes showed to our group over the seven day hike to make this the best hike ever was very impressive. But the highlight of the trip was experiencing Yellowstone with a great group of fellow hikers. The bond was instant and could not have chosen a better group of people to hike with. What a great trip!!!!" - Tim R.

"I'm going to start off this review by mentioning that I have traveled all over the world and have done numerous long hikes on 6 different continents. I have a lot of hiking experience to compare this particular hike to. With that being said... This was, hands down, the BEST hiking experience I have ever had. I just came off of the 7 day Thorofare hike with Wes Shifrin as our guide. Incredible experience. Awesome food. Lots of laughs. Great people. An experience that I will treasure for a lifetime. I will be recommending this company to EVERYONE." - Gina R.

"The Yellowstone Basecamp tour was awesome! The guides were very knowledgeable, experienced, and patient with us beginners. All aspects of the trip (hiking, gear, camp, food, etc.) were well planned and our guides had great execution. I was very pleased with my decision to book with Wildland and look forward to a future trip with your company. I have been the envy of many since my return!" - Chad K.