Yellowstone Guided Hikes


Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone is a great place to go for a guided day hike!
Encounter Yellowstone's mini fauna along the trail.
Mammoth Hot Springs is a beautiful place for a short walk or follow another trail for a longer hike nearby, all close to Gardiner
Take in spectacular views on a day hike.
Yellow-headed blackbird

Yellowstone has over 900 miles (1,450 km) of trails in a variety of habitats, from lush pine forests to stark thermal basins, from steep mountain treks to casual strolls along boardwalks. Take a closer look by getting off the beaten path and onto a trail. We customize your half-day or full-day Yellowstone guided hikes according to your preferences, group abilities, time of year, weather, and trail conditions.

Our guides carry bear spray and are trained in trail safety in bear country. We take grizzly bears seriously!

Tours can be adapted to accommodate all ages and abilities. Please let us know at the time of booking if you have specific needs.

When booking a hike, please specify the level of difficulty you prefer. Remember! Yellowstone is in the Rocky Mountains. The minimum starting elevation will be about 6000 feet above sea level, and we go up from there.

  • ● Easy: Up to 3 miles on flat terrain, with little or no elevation gain. May include boardwalks or stairs.
  • ● Moderate: 3-6 miles on rocky terrain with up to 800 feet elevation gain.
  • ● Moderately Strenuous: 6-8 miles on rocky terrain with up to 1000 feet elevation gain.
  • ● Strenuous: Over 8 miles on rocky terrain, possibly off trail, with steep inclines and possibly over 1000 feet in elevation gain

Be Prepared!

As an effort to keep everyone safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, masks are required when you are within 6 feet of your guide or other park visitors.

Please remember to bring clothing layers! It is not uncommon to have 60 degree (F) temperature changes in one day. Anytime during the summer season, we could start the morning below freezing, and end the day in short sleeves. Be prepared!

Yellowstone has dry, high-elevation climate, where it is difficult to stay hydrated at any time of year. It is important to drink lots of water in this environment.

Park entrance fees are not included. Entrance fees are $20 per person or $35 per family, and are good for one week. Annual passes are also available. Please see Yellowstone's website: https://www.nps.gov/yell/planyourvisit/fees.htm or a park entrance kiosk for more information.

Gratuity is not included.

Rates

Trailhead Areas

Half Day Hike (5 hrs)

Full Day Hike (8 hrs)

North Entrance: Gardiner/Mammoth $300 (+ $20/person)$400 (+ $30/person)
Tower-Roosevelt or Lamar Valley$350 (+ $20/person)$450 (+ $30/person)
Canyon, Hayden Valley, or Norris $400 (+ $20/person)$500 (+ $30/person)

Yellowstone Day Hikes with Llamas (June-September)

A Day Hike is a great way to enjoy the wild outdoors with llamas. They will happily carry picnic items, tables and chairs and follow you down the trail. Learn about Yellowstone National Park, llamas, wildlife and more! All ages welcome. No minimum age for the little ones. Our  llama day treks are guided by In Our Nature Guiding Services' biologists or naturalists together with experienced llama handler, Susi from Yellowstone Llamas. You will have the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge of Yellowstone National Park and the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem, its wildlife, history, and geology.  In addition, with our Llamas4Llove program, we give back to the human and animal communities by participating in Charity Events and Llama Rescue.

Pack your load on a llama and explore the backcountry in a responsible and sustainable way, with your long-eared hiking buddy at your side. Beautiful trails winding through awesome landscapes beckon to be discovered by you! Everybody leads a llama. Our treks are suitable for families and young children as well as adults of any age.

Rates

 

Rate: $250 per person based on a minimum of 4 participants. Please ask us for smaller parties.

Rate incudes picnic lunch and beverages.

Gratuities are not included.

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