Yellowstone Hiking Guides

Yellowstone Hiking Guides leads off the beaten path hiking adventures. Our Lamar Valley safari hike is best for spotting Yellowstone's variety of wildlife. Our Bunsen Peak vista hike gives you views of all of Yellowstone's rocky mountain peaks. Our Canyon Rim hike is classic Yellowstone all around. Our Lone Star geyser hike is a journey through Yellowstone's thermal features like true explorers off the boardwalk. Join us daily for family fun. Why hike with a guide? You see so much more!

Closed for 2019

Gladly accepting bookings for 2020


We specialize in Yellowstone tours. We day hike to top destinations. We were born and raised here. We are a local, expert team and lead hiking tours for all ages and fitness levels. Yellowstone Hiking Guides sets the bar. Other companies imitate us, but there is only one original. Please let us make your vacation one to remember for years.

Tours Daily at 4 Locations in Yellowstone

All Tours: $150 per person, Meet at trailhead at 8 AM

NEW THIS YEAR: Active Van Tours! (See Below)

Upper Loop Active Van Tour, $175 per person - Lower Loop Active Van Tour, $175 per person


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Lamar Valley Safari Hike

wildlife watch in the Serengeti of North America

The Lamar Valley Safari Hike is the best tour to see wildlife.

The hike starts at the Lamar Valley Trailhead at 8AM. The cost is $150 per person. 

 
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Bunsen Peak Vista Hike

sweeping views of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

The Bunsen Peak Hike is the best tour to see views of the entire park, as well as wildlife.

The hike starts at the Bunsen Peak Trailhead at 8AM. The cost is $150 per person.

 
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Lone Star

Geyser Hike

an eruption that puts on a show

The Lone Star Geyser Hike is the best tour to see a backcountry geyser basin, off the boardwalks.

The hike meets at Old Faithful Visitor's Center 8AM. The hike begins at the Howard Eaton trailhead, a couple of miles away from Old Faithful. The cost is $150 per person.

 
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Grand Canyon Rim Hike


colorful 1,200ft cliffs and raging waterfalls

The Grand Canyon Rim Hike is the best tour to see colorful cliffs and waterfalls.

The hike meets at the Upper Falls View Parking Area off of the South Rim Drive at 8AM. The cost is $150 per person.


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Upper Loop Tour

wildlife, waterfalls and hot springs

The Upper Loop Active Van Tour visits Tower Falls, the Lamar Valley, Mammoth Hot Springs, Swan Lake Flats, and Virginia Cascades. We take short walks in quiet places, too. Let us take you where the bus simply cannot. The cost is $175 per person.

 
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Lower Loop Tour

wildlife, geysers and lakes

The Lower Loop Active Van Tour visits the Hayden Valley, Yellowstone Lake, West Thumb Geyser Basin, Isa Lake at the Continental Divide, and Old Faithful. We take short walks in quiet places, too. Let us take you where the bus simply cannot. The cost is $175 per person.


Go on all four hikes to see all of Yellowstone's unique features! Join our two van tours to see the whole Park. Visit our Hiking Tours and Active Van Tours page for detailed tour descriptions or…


Yellowstone is best seen on foot. Yellowstone Hiking Guides gets visitors to little visited areas of Yellowstone National Park, off the beaten path. Step into the footsteps of the Old West, walking on rarely visited Native Trails and old Mountain Man haunts. This living museum is home to some of the rarest animals on Earth. See it all safely while making unforgettable memories.

Nearby lodging locations: West Yellowstone, Canyon Lodge, Mammoth Hot Springs, Gardiner, Cooke City, Roosevelt Lodge, Lake Hotel, Old Faithful, Jackson Hole, Big Sky, Bozeman, and Red Lodge.


A pronghorn buck in front of a herd of bison in Yellowstone's Lamar Valley.

A pronghorn buck in front of a herd of bison in Yellowstone's Lamar Valley.


We are a local company with expert guides. We strive to safely escort groups through terrain, weather, and wildlife that make Yellowstone National Park a unique vacation and holiday destination.


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We Provide

backpack, bear spray, binoculars, trekking poles, morning snack, picnic lunch, instruction and interpretation


Custom Trips: Yellowstone Hiking Guides can lead a tour anywhere in Yellowstone. If you have a destination in mind that is not listed, contact us and we can develop the perfect custom itinerary. Custom trips are $1500 per day. We also have all-inclusive multi-day options. Contact us for more information.


Lunch at Lone Star Geyser in Yellowstone National Park's backcountry.

Lunch at Lone Star Geyser in Yellowstone National Park's backcountry.


Yellowstone Hiking Guides is authorized by the National Park Service to provide day hiking services in Yellowstone National Park.

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National Geographic Active Expeditions

Morning Glory pool in Yellowstone National Park