Located in Wyoming, the hiking in Yellowstone is known for two nice hiking trails. The best Yellowstone hiking based on popularity are considered to be Bechler River Trail and Specimen Ridge Trail. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Yellowstone hiking trail below.
Northeast of Ashton in the southwest quadrant of Yellowstone National Park, the Bechler River Trail and the Bechler Meadows trails are an unparalleled backcountry hike through Yellowstone. You can expect to see moose, black bear, pine marten and trumpeter swans. The 22 mile route typically starts from the infrequently visited Bechler Ranger Station and head northeast towards Shoshone Lake and ending at the Shoshone Lake Trail.