This thoroughly revised and updated guide features 109 hikes in Yellowstone National Park. Readers will find detailed maps, field-checked information on all of the trails, elevation charts, difficulty ratings, and ratings and information on backcountry camping. Hiking tips and information on avoiding confrontations with bears round out this classic guidebook.
Lace up your boots and sample more than 100 hikes in America's most famous national park. Geysers, paint pots, and glowing blue pools; deep canyons with plunging waterfalls; broad river valleys with seemingly endless views; and tall rugged mountains - Yellowstone National Park is a hiker's paradise with more than 800 miles of trails. Let veteran hiker and outdoor writer Bill Schneider guide you on a wide variety of day hikes and extended backpacking trips into the vast interior of this national treasure.
Inside you'll find: up-to-date trail information; detailed maps and elevation profiles; accurate directions to popular as well as less-traveled trails; planning and preparation advice; information on safe travel and zero-impact camping.
Whether you're a day-tripper or long-distance hiker, old hand or novice, you'll find trails suited to every ability and interest in Yellowstone National Park.
Bill Schneider, the co-founder of Falcon Publishing, is a veteran outdoorsman and author of more than twenty books on backpacking and natural history in the American West. He lives in Helena, Montana.