The national forests and mountain ranges surrounding West Yellowstone are a hiker’s dream. Offering an abundance of options on millions of acres of public land. Miles of trails wind past aspen and pine trees, tranquil meadows full of wildflowers, and impressive peaks.
A highly popular cross-country ski trail system in the winter, the Rendezvous Trail System is open to hikers and bikers in the summer. Riverside Trail takes you directly into Yellowstone National Park and down to the Madison River for a picnic. Pet-friendly trails include the Boundary Trail, which is accessed on the northeast end of town and follows along the Yellowstone National Park border. The Frontier Trail, which is accessible right across from the West Yellowstone Chamber of Commerce. Make sure to bring a leash and other items to clean up after your pets to keep Yellowstone clean and pristine for others. Within Yellowstone National Park, there are over 1,000 miles of hiking trails with something to fit every ability. Enjoy the beautiful trails throughout the year here in West Yellowstone.