Hiking to Ice Lake is an easy 0.25-1.3 mile hike in Yellowstone National Park, depending on how much of the lake you want to see.
The Lewis River Channel – Dogshead Loop combines two trails to create an 11.3 hike, passing two of Yellowstone National Park’s largest three lakes along the way.
The Lewis River Channel Trail is a moderate 6.4 mile hike along Lewis Lake and up the headwaters of the Lewis River in Yellowstone National Park.
The Dogshead Trail is an easy 4.75 mile trail that brings hikers to the shores of Shoshone Lake in Yellowstone National Park.
The Brink of Lower Falls is a moderate 1 mile round-trip hike to the brink of the gorgeous Lower Falls in the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River.
The Elephant Back Mountain Trail is a moderate 4.25 mile hike that climbs to an overlook above Yellowstone Lake in Yellowstone National Park.
The Storm Point Trail is an easy 3 mile lollipop loop that brings hikers to a beautiful point along the shores of Yellowstone Lake in Yellowstone National Park.
The Pelican Creek Nature Trail is an easy 0.8 mile lollipop loop in Yellowstone National Park that winds along wetlands and the shores of Yellowstone Lake.
The Nature Trail at Fossil Butte National Monument is a moderate 1.4 mile loop that ascends up Fossil Butte through desert and aspen groves.
The Cache Creek to Skyline Trail Loop is a fantastically beautiful and strenuous 14.25 mile hike in the Gros Ventre Mountains, easily accessed from Jackson, Wyoming.
The Emily Stevens Pond Trail is an easy 4.5 mile lollipop loop along a levee lining the Snake River below the Teton Mountains.
The Skyline Trail is a moderate 7.4 mile hike along the eastern ridge of Snow King Mountain in the Gros Ventre Mountains.
The hike up to the summit of Rendezvous Mountain at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is a strenuous 6.6 mile hike, gaining 4,000 vertical feet along the way.
Goose Lake is an easy 2.25 mile hike along the Fairy Falls Trail in Yellowstone National Park to a gorgeous glacial lake.
The loop from Fairy Falls to Goose Lake is an easy 8.6 mile hike in Yellowstone National Park that also includes a quick 0.8 mile spur to Imperial Geyser.
The Imperial Geyser Trail is an easy 3.25 mile hike in Yellowstone National Park that features a stunning waterfall before reaching a backcountry geyser.
The Fairy Falls Trail is an easy 2.5 mile hike that brings hikers to a stunning 200 foot waterfall behind the Midway Geyser Basin.
The Lake Overlook Trail is an easy 1.8 mile lollipop loop that brings hikers to a hilltop providing a stunning view of Yellowstone Lake and beyond.
Duck Lake is an easy 0.5 mile trail to a beautiful glacial lake, originating at the West Thumb Geyser Basin in Yellowstone National Park.
The History Trail is a moderate 3.8 mile hike in the Old Pass Road area of the southern Teton Mountains.
The KC Trail is a moderate 1 mile trail running along the base of Snow King Mountain in the Gros Ventre Mountains and Bridger-Teton National Forest.
The Putt Putt Trail is a moderate 4.7 mile hike in the lower Gros Ventre Mountains connecting several trails through the Cache Creek Trail network.
The Josie’s Ridge Trail is a strenuous 2.6 mile trail that ascends from Flat Creek to the summit of Snow King Mountain in the Bridger-Teton National Forest.
The Sidewalk Trail is an easy 1.6 mile trail in the lower Gros Ventre Mountains that connects numerous trails in the Cache Creek Trail network.
The Crater Trail is a moderate 1.6 mile hike up to a small secluded glacial lake in the southern Teton Mountains.
The Gros Ventre Slide Interpretive Trail is an easy 0.6 mile lollipop loop through one of the largest landslides on Earth in an easily accessible part of the Gros Ventre Mountains east of Jackson Hole.
The Crystal Lite Trail is a strenuous 0.5 mile (one way) hike in the Gros Ventre Mountains that brings hikers to a gorgeous viewpoint overlooking the town of Jackson, Wyoming.
This post contains a selection of some of the must-do trails in Craters of the Moon National Monument, Idaho who may not have time to explore the whole park.
Mud Lake is a moderate 1.2 mile hike in the western Teton Mountains that brings hikers to a small “muddy” lake nestled in a picturesque aspen grove.
The Delicate Arch Viewpoint Trail is a moderate 0.4 mile (one-way) hike in Arches National Park that features two different viewpoints for the iconic Delicate Arch.
The Aspen Ridge to Boulder Ridge Loop is a moderate 6 mile route that’s a fantastic way to access Phelps Lake, while also managing to trade the crowds for serene forests.
The Boulder Ridge Trail is an easy 1.3 mile hike that offers an alternative trail to Phelps Lake from the nearby Woodland Trail.
The Aspen Ridge Trail is a 2.6 mile scenic alternative to access Phelps Lake, branching off from the Lake Creek Trail and connecting with the Phelps Lake Loop.
Jackson Hole, Wyoming is a stunning hiking paradise. Yet there are plenty of hikes outside of Grand Teton National Park that offer great adventure and remarkable beauty.
The Alaska Basin is one of the highlights of the entire Teton Mountain range. Here’s a detailed list on how to get there.
The Black Canyon to Old Pass Road Loop is a strenuous 11 mile loop in the Snake River Mountains, connecting two canyons from the Old Pass Road Trailhead.
Pole Canyon is a strenuous 3.1 mile hike in the northern Snake River Mountains that reaches an exposed ridge, providing stunning views of Teton Valley and the nearby Teton Mountains.
The South Fork of Cascade Canyon is a strenuous 5.5 miles in Grand Teton National Park that is accessed either from its top at Hurricane Pass, or the bottom at the back of Cascade Canyon.
The Two Ocean Lake hike is an easy 6.5 mile hike around a large glacial lake in northern Grand Teton National Park at the base of the Absaroka Mountains.
Snowshoeing to Phelps Lake from the northern terminus of the Moose-Wilson Road closure in Grand Teton National Park is a beautiful 4 mile round trip hike.
The Rendezvous Mountain Trail is a strenuous 3.6 mile trail that begins in Granite Canyon of the Teton Mountains and ascends up the back of its namesake mountain to connect with the top of the Jackson Hole Tram.
The Boardwalk Trail in Congaree National Park is an easy 2.5 mile hike that shows off a beautiful sampling of what the park has to offer.
The Two Ocean to Emma Matilda Lake Loop in Grand Teton National Park is a fantastic 10 mile loop that features the best scenery from both Two Ocean and Emma Matilda Lakes, while also ascending Grand View Point as an added bonus.
The Lakeshore Trail at Colter Bay is an easy 2 mile lollipop loop hike found in northern Grand Teton National Park.
The Granite Canyon to Open Canyon Loop is a strenuous 20.5 mile lollipop loop using the two canyons in Grand Teton National Park as a wildly scenic loop hike.
The Valley Trail is a strenuous 24 mile hike extending along the base of the Teton Mountains, mostly in Grand Teton National Park.
The Moose Ponds Trail is an easy 1.8 mile loop found at the base of Teewinot Mountain in Grand Teton National Park.
The Death Canyon Loop is a dramatically strenuous 27.2 mile lollipop loop that ascends Death Canyon, traverses the Death Canyon Shelf, winds through the Alaska Basin, and descends via the Static Peak Divide.
The Avalanche Divide Trail is a strenuous 1.8 mile hike, accessed from the top of the South Fork of Cascade Canyon in Grand Teton National Park.