Best Hiking in Wyoming

This list represents the most popular hiking in Wyoming. Use this list to plan your next Wyoming hiking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

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#1. Lizard Head (Backpacking)


A long circuit through the southern Wind River Range. This route takes you through the prime scenery of the southern Wind River Range. However, the trip may be frustrating because even though you hike…
From the guidebook "Best Backpacking Vacations in the Northern Rockies"
Pinedale, WY - Backpacking, Hiking - 42.5 miles Best Trail in wy - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#2. The Grand Teton Loop (Backpacking)


A classic circuit around the high peaks of the Teton Range. This hike, along with the Teton Crest, offers up the real stuff. It’s difficult to really capture the true essence of the Teton Range in a d…
From the guidebook "Best Backpacking Vacations in the Northern Rockies"
Jackson, WY - Backpacking, Hiking - 32.6 miles Best Trail in wy - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#3. Mirror Lake and Lost Twin Lakes


Located 50 miles east of Worland, in the southwestern sector of the Bighorn National Forest. A long day hike or 2-to 3-day outing into high alpine lake settings in the southern end of the Cloud Peak W…
From the guidebook "Hiking Wyoming"
Worland, WY - Hiking - 10.5 miles Best Trail in wy - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#4. Jenny lake


A loop hike around the shoreline of a centerpiece of Grand Teton National Park. The mouth of Cascade Canyon around Hidden Falls is perhaps the most heavily used spot in Grand Teton National Park.Thous…
From the guidebook "Hiking Grand Teton National Park"
Moose, WY - Hiking - 7.7 miles Best Trail in wy - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#5. Cloud Peak


Located 50 miles east of Worland, in the southwestern sector of the Bighorn National Forest. An exciting and especially beautiful ascent to the highest peak in the Big Horn Range.…
From the guidebook "Hiking Wyoming"
Worland, WY - Hiking - 11 miles Best Trail in wy - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#6. Sky Pilot (Backpacking)


A spectacular loop through the northern heart of the Wind River Range. This route makes a nice loop through the heart of the northern Wind River Range from the ultra-popular Elkhart Park Trailhead. Mo…
From the guidebook "Best Backpacking Vacations in the Northern Rockies"
Pinedale, WY - Backpacking, Hiking - 37 miles Best Trail in wy - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#7. Circle Park / Willow Lake


Located 17 miles south of Buffalo, in the very southeastern corner of the Cloud Peak Wilderness. An overnighter into the open subalpine country beneath the bare, granite faces of the southern Bighorns…
From the guidebook "Hiking Wyoming"
Buffalo, WY - Hiking - 8 miles Best Trail in wy - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#8. Black Canyon of the Yellowstone (Backpacking)


An unusual trip along the majestic Yellowstone River nearly the entire route. The Black Canyon of the Yellowstone is one of the classic backpacking trips of the northern Rockies. It seems to offer eve…
From the guidebook "Best Backpacking Vacations in the Northern Rockies"
Mammoth, WY - Backpacking, Hiking - 18.5 miles Best Trail in wy - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#9. Medicine Bow Peak


Located 35 miles west of Laramie, near the Snowy Range Pass crest, in the Medicine Bow Mountains. A good day hike that can be done as a loop and includes a scenic peak climb.…
From the guidebook "Hiking Wyoming"
Laramie, WY - Hiking - 7 miles Best Trail in wy - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#10. Bunsen Peak


Dome-shaped Bunsen Peak is the eroded remains of a volcanic cone. From the top of Bunsen Peak are incredible views. You can see Mt. Holmes to the southwest; Cathedral Rock, the Mammoth Terraces and th…
From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yellowstone National Park"
Mammoth, WY - Hiking - 4.4 miles Best Trail in wy - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#11. rendezvous Mountain and Granite Canyon


A scenic, mostly downhill route with overnight option…
From the guidebook "Hiking Grand Teton National Park"
Moose, WY - Hiking - 12.8 miles Best Trail in wy - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#12. Bradley Lake


For details on the first part of this route, refer to the String Lake and Leigh Lake hike descriptions. When you leave Leigh Lake, you pass through a forested area, part of which is recovering nicely…
From the guidebook "Hiking Grand Teton National Park"
Moose, WY - Hiking - 4.9 miles Best Trail in wy - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#13. Surprise and Amphitheater Lakes Lupine Meadows Trailhead


The Lupine Meadows trailhead is the access point into Garnet Canyon, a steep, backcountry canyon that drains from the park’s centerpiece Teton peaks. The trails from Lupine Meadows—Hikes 1 9 and 20—be…
From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Grand Teton National Park"
Jenny Lake, WY - Hiking - 9.6 miles Best Trail in wy - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#14. lake Solitude


A popular hike to the most famous wilderness lake in the Teton Range. Starting this hike at the Leigh Lake Trailhead at the picnic area instead of the String Lake Trailhead gives you great scenery for…
From the guidebook "Hiking Grand Teton National Park"
Moose, WY - Hiking - 15.2 miles Best Trail in wy - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#15. Death Canyon and the Mount Hunt Divide


A multi-day backpacking trip through the canyons of the southern section of the park…
From the guidebook "Hiking Grand Teton National Park"
Moose, WY - Hiking - 24.2 miles Best Trail in wy - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#16. Fairy Falls


Fairy Falls is a slender, 200-foot vertical waterfall that splashes into a beautiful pool in a shady rock grotto. This near-level hike skirts the edge of Midway Geyser Basin past geysers and springs p…
From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yellowstone National Park"
Madison, WY - Hiking - 5.2 miles Best Trail in wy - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#17. Bearpaw and Trapper lakes


A fairly long, but flat route to four mountain lakes…
From the guidebook "Hiking Grand Teton National Park"
Moose, WY - Hiking - 8.8 miles Best Trail in wy - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#18. Death Canyon to Fox Creek Pass


Death Canyon to Fox Creek Pass is the longest hike in this book. It requires having much stamina and leaving early, or planning the hike as an overnight trek. The 9,560-foot pass is at the boundary of…
From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Grand Teton National Park"
Moose, WY - Hiking - 18.4 miles Best Trail in wy - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#19. Valley Trail


A forested, low-country day hike or overnighter to three lakes…
From the guidebook "Hiking Grand Teton National Park"
Moose, WY - Hiking - 14.9 miles
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#20. Sinks Canyon


Located 7 miles southwest of Lander, on the Middle Fork of the Popo Agie River. A gentle day hike that explores the foothills of the eastern Wind River Mountains.…
From the guidebook "Hiking Wyoming"
Lander, WY - Hiking - 6 miles
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