There is no question that trying to figure out the best hikes in Yellowstone National Park for you and your family can get quite a challenge. Yellowstone National Park has over 900 miles of hiking trails, and since most of us don’t quite have the time to hike the entire trail system during our stay (let alone our lives!), narrowing down to the best hikes in Yellowstone for your particular capabilities and allotted time is something we all must do. We have worked hard to do the research to help cut down on the guesswork when figuring out which hikes...
Located in the protected western end of Yellowstone Lake, the West Thumb Geyser Basin is the largest geothermal area located on the lake. As you likely know, Yellowstone National Park is full of amazing places to visit, and all of them are different. While not nearly as popular as areas like the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone or Old Faithful, the West Thumb Geyser Basin has unbelievable color and a variety of features that are packed into a relatively small space.
The Mud Volcano Trail in Yellowstone National Park is one of many boardwalk trails in Yellowstone that wind their way through a myriad of geological features. What makes the Mud Volcano Trail unique and worth a stop is the variety of sights available on such a short walk.
Grand Teton National Park is known for its majestic mountains, pristine lakes and plentiful wildlife. You can take beautiful photos from any of the viewpoints; but, the best way to experience the park is to go hiking! Grand Teton has 242 miles of hiking trails spread over 310,000 acres. Hiking is one of the most popular things to do in Grand Teton National Park and there are trails for all skill levels. If you only have a day or two to explore the park, you may not have time for a full day hike or a backpacking excursion. So, we’ve put together this list of what we think are 5 of the best day hikes in Grand Teton National P