Deepen your Yellowstone experience by getting beyond the boardwalk and into the woods, sagebrush steppe, and backcountry lakes of Yellowstone with these family-friendly hikes.
This guide includes four hikes from five different areas of the park. Depending on where you are staying or what your schedule is, you can find a walk that fits your family’s interest and time availability. Some of these trails will get you away from crowds, others will lead you somewhere spectacular. All the trail picks are family-friendly and will introduce you to the best of Yellowstone.
Each hike description includes: trailhead directions, distance, difficulty, description of the trail, what you can expect to see, and insider tips.
Yellowstone expert, TravelingMel, has spent twenty years exploring the park, guiding trips, and writing about how visitors and locals can best experience Wonderland.