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The Best Backpacking in Island Park

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Top backpacking spots in and near Island Park

  • Island Park, Idaho

    Island Park to Old Faithful

    39.78 mi / 3038 ft gain
    Island Park to Old Faithful is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Island Park, Idaho,.
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Dunanda Falls via Boundary Creek Trail

    4.5
    16.56 mi / 771 ft gain
    You'll start at the Bechler Ranger Station and take the Boundry Creek Trail. Depending on which camp site you reserve your hike will be anywhere from 5-9 miles. We camped at site 9A1 5 miles from the ranger station. Hiking to waterfall is 16+ miles round trip Your feet will get wet on this hike,...
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Bechler Short Loop Trail

    7.92 mi / 328 ft gain
    Bechler Short Loop Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Bechler Meadows Loop Trail

    13.74 mi / 512 ft gain
    Bechler Meadows Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Falls River Basin Trail

    16.28 mi / 843 ft gain
    Falls River Basin Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Summit Lake Trail

    34.71 mi / 2388 ft gain
    Summit Lake Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Mystic Falls to Ferry Creek Loop

    17.4 mi / 1926 ft gain
    Mystic Falls to Ferry Creek Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Bechler River Trail: Lone Star Trailhead to Belcher Ranger Station

    37.73 mi / 2434 ft gain
    Bechler River Trail: Lone Star Trailhead to Belcher Ranger Station Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Mary Mountain-Nez Perce Trail

    20.13 mi / 1450 ft gain
    Mary Mountain-Nez Perce Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
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  • Dubois, Idaho

    Big Table Mountain Via Bear Gulch Trail

    10.5 mi / 2051 ft gain
    Big Table Mountain Via Bear Gulch Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see local wildlife located near Spencer, Idaho.
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Delacy Creek Trail to Shoshone Lake

    28.06 mi / 2559 ft gain
    Delacy Creek Trail to Shoshone Lake Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Union Falls and Scout Pool

    5.0
    15.42 mi / 1755 ft gain
    Of a summer spent living in Yellowstone, and many overnight trips in the park, the trek to Union Falls and Scout Pool ranked at the top of my list. (Many of my fellow gas station employees agreed!) The hike itself is nothing spectacular, but takes you to two of the most beautiful places in the pa...
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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Pitchstone Plateau Trail

    18.32 mi / 2073 ft gain
    Pitchstone Plateau Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Beula Lake Trail

    5.4 mi / 636 ft gain
    Beula Lake Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
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  • Moran, Wyoming

    Pitchstone Plateau to Union Falls to Grassy Lake Reservoir

    31.35 mi / 3104 ft gain
    Pitchstone Plateau to Union Falls to Grassy Lake Reservoir Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Stand Up Paddle Lewis Lake to Shoshone Lake

    5.0
    It is something fantastic if you know how to use a standup paddle board. Being able to paddle from one lake to another where no roads can reach via a small channel with natural geysers going off and trout rising to morning and afternoon flies. The water being, in some parts, very warm because of...
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