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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 - Mammoth Hot Springs Area Trail
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
#2 - Beaver Ponds Loop Trail
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
#3 - Sheepeater Cliff Trail
Yellowstone National Park
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 23 m
Sheepeater Cliff Trail is a 0.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Gardiner, Montana that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hikShow more
#4 - Hellroaring Creek Loop Trail
Yellowstone National Park
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Length: 47.2 mi • Est. Multi-day
Hellroaring Creek Loop Trail is a 47.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Gardiner, Montana that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity optionsShow more
#5 - 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
#6 - 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
#7 - Rescue Creek Trail to Turkey Pen Peak (Gardner Side)
Yellowstone National Park
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Length: 6.7 mi • Est. 3 h 52 m
Rescue Creek Trail to Turkey Pen Peak (Gardner Side) is a 6.7 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Gardiner, Montana that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. TShow more
#8 - Osprey Falls, Bunsen Peak and Terrace Mountain
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
#9 - Boiling River Trail [CLOSED]
Yellowstone National Park
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 32 m
Note: As of July 2020, this trail is closed due to high water levels. Please check with the park page for more information. This is an easy there-and-back hike with a hot spring to soak in at the desShow more
#10 - 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