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.

  • #1 The Grand Teton Loop (Backpacking)

    6 Reviews

    Jackson, WY

    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 ...
    •  4 days
    •  32.6 miles
    •  Guide

    A classic circuit around the high peaks of the Teton Range. This hike, along with the Teton Crest, offers up the real stuff. ...

  • #2 Jenny Lake

    10 Reviews

    Moose, WY

    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 ...
    •  7.7 miles
    •  Guide

    A loop hike around the shoreline of a centerpiece of Grand Teton National Park. The mouth of Cascade Canyon around Hidden ...

  • #3 Mirror Lake and Lost Twin Lakes

    10 Reviews

    Worland, WY

    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 ...
    •  10.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Located 50 miles east of Worland, in the southwestern sector of the Bighorn National Forest. A long day hike or 2-to 3-day ...

  • #4 Cloud Peak

    5 Reviews

    Worland, WY

    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.
    •  11 miles
    •  Guide

    Located 50 miles east of Worland, in the southwestern sector of the Bighorn National Forest. An exciting and especially beautiful ...

  • #5 Sky Pilot (Backpacking)

    6 Reviews

    Pinedale, WY

    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. ...
    •  4 to 7 days
    •  37 miles
    •  Guide

    A spectacular loop through the northern heart of the Wind River Range. This route makes a nice loop through the heart of ...

  • #6 Death Canyon Trail

    12 Reviews

    Grand Teton National Park, WY

    Death Canyon Trail is a hiking trail in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. It is within Grand Teton National Park. It is 9.4 miles long and begins at 6,773 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 19.1 ...
    •  9.4 miles

    Death Canyon Trail is a hiking trail in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. It is within Grand Teton National Park. It is 9.4 miles long ...

  • #7 Circle Park / Willow Lake

    5 Reviews

    Buffalo, WY

    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 ...
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    Located 17 miles south of Buffalo, in the very southeastern corner of the Cloud Peak Wilderness. An overnighter into the ...

  • #8 Black Canyon of the Yellowstone (Backpacking)

    3 Reviews

    Mammoth, WY

    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 ...
    •  3 days
    •  18.5 miles
    •  Guide

    An unusual trip along the majestic Yellowstone River nearly the entire route. The Black Canyon of the Yellowstone is one ...

  • #9 Lizard Head Trail

    8 Reviews

    Popo Agie Wilderness Area, WY

    Lizard Head Trail is a hiking trail in Fremont County, Wyoming. It is within Popo Agie Wilderness Area. It is 4.8 miles long and begins at 11,520 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is ...
    •  4.8 miles

    Lizard Head Trail is a hiking trail in Fremont County, Wyoming. It is within Popo Agie Wilderness Area. It is 4.8 miles long ...

  • #10 Bearpaw and Trapper lakes

    5 Reviews

    Moose, WY

    A fairly long, but flat route to four mountain lakes
    •  8.8 miles
    •  Guide

    A fairly long, but flat route to four mountain lakes

  • #11 Rendezvous Mountain and Granite Canyon

    2 Reviews

    Moose, WY

    A scenic, mostly downhill route with overnight option.
    •  12.8 miles
    •  Guide

    A scenic, mostly downhill route with overnight option.

  • #12 Bradley Lake

    3 Reviews

    Moose, WY

    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 ...
    •  4.9 miles
    •  Guide

    For details on the first part of this route, refer to the String Lake and Leigh Lake hike descriptions. When you leave Leigh ...

  • #13 Surprise and Amphitheater Lakes Lupine Meadows Trailhead

    3 Reviews

    Jenny Lake, WY

    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 ...
    •  5 hours
    •  9.6 miles
    •  Guide

    The Lupine Meadows trailhead is the access point into Garnet Canyon, a steep, backcountry canyon that drains from the park’s ...

  • #14 Boiling River

    8 Reviews

    Yellowstone National Park, WY

    Boiling River is a hiking trail in Park County, Wyoming. It is within Yellowstone National Park. It is 1.5 miles long and begins at 5,626 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.1 miles ...
    •  1.5 miles

    Boiling River is a hiking trail in Park County, Wyoming. It is within Yellowstone National Park. It is 1.5 miles long and ...

  • #15 Sinks Canyon

    2 Reviews

    Lander, WY

    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.
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    Located 7 miles southwest of Lander, on the Middle Fork of the Popo Agie River. A gentle day hike that explores the foothills ...

  • #16 Bunsen Peak Trail

    8 Reviews

    Yellowstone National Park, WY

    Bunsen Peak Trail is a hiking trail in Park County, Wyoming. It is within Yellowstone National Park. It is 4.0 miles long and begins at 7,273 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 8.1 ...
    •  4.0 miles

    Bunsen Peak Trail is a hiking trail in Park County, Wyoming. It is within Yellowstone National Park. It is 4.0 miles long ...

  • #17 Beaver Ponds Trail

    7 Reviews

    Yellowstone National Park, WY

    Beaver Ponds Trail is a hiking trail in Park County, Wyoming. It is within Yellowstone National Park. It is 4.5 miles long and begins at 6,250 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 9.1 ...
    •  4.5 miles

    Beaver Ponds Trail is a hiking trail in Park County, Wyoming. It is within Yellowstone National Park. It is 4.5 miles long ...

  • #18 Vedauwoo

    1 Reviews

    Laramie, WY

    The Vedauwoo area (pronounced VAY-da-voo), an Arapaho Indian word meaning “earth born,” has been used through the ages by Indians as a site of ancient religious rites. In more modern times it ...
    •  0.75 miles
    •  Guide

    The Vedauwoo area (pronounced VAY-da-voo), an Arapaho Indian word meaning “earth born,” has been used through the ages by ...

  • #19 Surprise and Amphitheater Lakes

    2 Reviews

    Moose, WY

    Surprise and Amphitheater Lakes sit on a bench beneath the high cliffs and snow-covered slopes of Disappointment Peak. Amphitheater Lake, at an elevation of 9,698 feet, sits in a rugged, steep-walled ...
    •  5 hours
    •  9.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Surprise and Amphitheater Lakes sit on a bench beneath the high cliffs and snow-covered slopes of Disappointment Peak. Amphitheater ...

  • #20 Laramie Peak

    1 Reviews

    Douglas, WY

    Located 45 miles directly south of Douglas. A fairly steep day hike to the highest summit in the Laramie Range.
    •  10.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Located 45 miles directly south of Douglas. A fairly steep day hike to the highest summit in the Laramie Range.