Yellowstone Hiking Guides leads day hikes, sea kayaking tours, active van tours and backpacking expeditions to the best areas in Yellowstone National Park.
From large mammals to small birds, cliffs to meadows, front country to backcountry, let us show you all that Yellowstone National Park has to offer. We arrange multi-day itineraries, as well as multi-sport adventures.
To see wildlife, join our Lamar Valley Safari Hike. Called the Serengeti of North America, the Lamar Valley is a prime wildlife watching area. Eat a picnic lunch while listening to the river flow by. Take in the fresh air of the open valley and mountain peaks. (3-6 miles, 7 hours, little elevation, our easiest day hike)
A more strenuous option leads you to 360 degree views of Yellowstone National Park, up Mount Washburn. On a clear day, you can see the Grand Tetons 100 miles away. See across the famed Yellowstone Caldera. Have a picnic with panoramic views. We often see a wide variety of wildlife on this trail. (6 miles, 6 hours, +-1,300 ft elevation, our most strenuous day hike)
A classic Yellowstone hike along the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River is a must while visiting Yellowstone. See colorful cliffs and waterfalls. Take a walk back in time through forest, meadows and unique thermal features. Hike among a variety of wildlife. This hike has it all! (6 miles, 6 hours, +-500 ft elevation, a more moderate day hike)
Our hikes meet at various trailheads within Yellowstone National Park at 8 a.m.
-Lamar River Valley Trailhead, 15 miles east of Tower Junction in the Lamar Valley (Lamar Valley Safari Hike)
-Mount Washburn Trailhead, 5 miles north of Canyon Village Junction (Mount Washburn Vista Hike)
-Upper Falls View Area off South Rim Drive, 3 miles south of Canyon Village Junction (Grand Canyon Rim Hike)
Yellowstone Hiking Guides Active Van Tours offer the best of Yellowstone National Park in a day. Don't get stuck on the bus. See Yellowstone in a small group, stopping where large groups cannot.
Our Upper Loop Active Van Tour focuses on Yellowstone's unique wildlife. We use spotting scopes and binoculars to find wildlife on Yellowstone's Norther Range. We also visit thermal features on this tour.
Our Lower Loop Active Van Tour focuses on Yellowstone's Classics: Old Faithful and Grand Prismatic. We begin the day scoping for wildlife before taking in Yellowstone's amazing geyser basins.
-Upper and Lower Loop Active Van Tours meet at the Canyon Village Education Center Flagpole at 7 a.m.
NEW THIS SUMMER! SEA KAYAKING AND BACKPACKING
Yellowstone Hiking Guides is getting back to their roots: water and backpacks.
Sea Kayak Yellowstone Lake with a local! Take in views of hot springs and high mountain peaks. Spot wildlife along the way. Paddle five miles on tranquil waters.
-Sea Kayaking Tours meet at the Grant Village Marina Boat Launch parking area at 7 a.m.
Backpack the Bechler with a local! August 2020: 6 Days 5 Nights. 30+- miles. All gear included: backpack, tent, sleeping bag/pad, bear spray, meals.
Take our favorite trek with us! See waterfalls, geysers, wildflowers and wild berries. Take in the beauty of Yellowstone's pristine backcountry with a knowledgeable and professional guide.
-Yellowstone Hiking Guides are second generation backcountry guides in Yellowstone National Park.