Now that the weather is warming up, it’s time to swap out snowshoes for hiking boots! Set aside some time to get out and enjoy the fresh air on these gorgeous Wyoming spring hikes. As always, hiking in Wyoming can be a risky activity, so don’t forget to always carry bear spray in grizzly country; hike in groups when you can, and let someone know your plans before you venture into the wilderness. Truly, though, there’s no better place in the world for hiking than here in Wyoming, so let’s get started with some of the best hikes in Wyoming.
What parks and forests are you setting your sights on this year? What do you think are the best hikes in Wyoming? For a more challenging foray into the woods, go on an off-grid Wyoming adventure.
We love hiking and exploring in Wyoming, but it’s important to enjoy your outdoor recreation responsibly. Read about the principles of Leave No Trace, and commit to keeping our wild areas protected and pristine for years to come.
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Kim Magaraci|May 18, 2022
What are the best hikes in Wyoming in the spring and summer?
Above, you'll find several of our favorite hikes in Wyoming for springtime. If you're looking for more suggestions, why not check out the most popular trail in Grand Teton National Park, the hike to Cascade Canyon? Other great hikes not mentioned above include the hike to Curt Gowdy's Hidden Falls, the trek around Devils Tower, and the hiking trails around Casper Mountain.
Are there any kid-friendly hikes in Wyoming?
If you're looking for easy or kid-friendly hikes in Wyoming, it's best to prepare ahead of time! Many of the most popular hikes in Wyoming can be challenging for new hikers or children. Our favorite family-friendly hikes in Wyoming include the hike to Bradley and Taggart Lake, listed above, and the hike to the natural waterslide in Sinks Canyon State Park. Some other fun, easy hikes in Wyoming include the hike to Fairy Falls in Yellowstone and the trek to Afton's Intermittent Spring.