Best trails in Gardiner

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Looking for a great trail near Gardiner, Montana? AllTrails has 10 great hiking trails, views trails, wild flowers trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. You'll also find some great local park options, like Hyalite-Porcupine-Buffalo Horn Wilderness Study Area. Ready for some activity? There are 5 moderate trails in Gardiner ranging from 6 to 47.2 miles and from 5,360 to 9,937 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Gardiner
Top trails (10)
#1 - Black Canyon of the Yellowstone Trail
Custer Gallatin National Forest
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Length: 20.4 mi • Est. 10 h 20 m
Black Canyon of the Yellowstone Trail is a 20.4 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Gardiner, Montana that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a numberShow more
#2 - Mammoth Hot Springs Area Trail [CLOSED]
Yellowstone National Park
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Length: 3.5 mi • Est. 1 h 47 m
Mammoth Hot Springs is a large hot spring complex on a hillside of travertine terraces in Yellowstone National Park. Limestone is the dominant underlying rock in place of rhyolite, which dominates in Show more
#3 - Thompson Lake Trail
Custer Gallatin National Forest
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Length: 11.7 mi • Est. 5 h 56 m
Thompson Lake Trail is a 11.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Gardiner, Montana that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of aShow more
#4 - Beaver Ponds Loop Trail [CLOSED]
Yellowstone National Park
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 2 h 56 m
This is a popular loop hike with two trailheads in Mammoth Hot Springs. This is a great hike for those who want to see wildlife. One trailhead is near the Hymen Spring at Mammoth Hot Springs. The oShow more
#5 - Boiling River Trail [CLOSED]
Yellowstone National Park
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 32 m
This is an easy there-and-back hike with a hot spring to soak in at the destination. The hot springs are closed to swimmers during spring flooding (undetermined date in May until undetermined date inShow more
#6 - Sheepeater Cliff Trail [CLOSED]
Yellowstone National Park
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 23 m
It has been reported this trail has a temporary closure due to COVID-19. Please see the park's website for up to date information.Show more
#7 - Sportsman Lake Trail
Gardiner, Montana
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Length: 25.9 mi • Est. Multi-day
Sportsman Lake Trail is a 25.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Gardiner, Montana that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity optionShow more
#8 - Hellroaring Creek Loop Trail [CLOSED]
Yellowstone National Park
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Length: 47.2 mi • Est. Multi-day
It has been reported this trail has a temporary closure due to COVID-19. Please see the park's website for up to date information.Show more
#9 - Rescue Creek Trail to Turkey Pen Peak (Gardner Side) [CLOSED]
Yellowstone National Park
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Length: 6.7 mi • Est. 3 h 52 m
It has been reported this trail has a temporary closure due to COVID-19. Please see the park's website for up to date information.Show more
#10 - Osprey Falls, Bunsen Peak and Terrace Mountain [CLOSED]
Yellowstone National Park
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Length: 16.2 mi • Est. 9 h 5 m
A full day hike in northern YNP, ending in a visit to Mammoth hot springs. The Bunsen part can be shorted to 5.1 km instead of 6.6 km by using the lower service road, this also takes out most of theShow more