By: Sam Opp


Best Easy Hikes in

National Park


With over 1,000 miles of hiking trails in Yellowstone National Park, it might be difficult to know which ones are best.Here are some of the best easy hikes under 5 miles

Grand Prismatic Springs Overlook

This trail is 1.2 miles roundtrip, with an elevation change of 105 feet, making it one of the best and most rewarding easy hikes in Yellowstone.

Fairy Falls Trail

This trail is around 4.8 miles round trip and brings you to a 200 ft. waterfall.

West Thumb Geyser Trail

West Thumb Geyser Trail located by Yellowstone Lake is an easy 1-mile loop with geysers and Yellowstone Lake.

Artist Paint Pots Trail

This 1-mile loop is the perfect hike around sunset and includes a mud pot.

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