Best trails in Alta

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Looking for a great trail near Alta, Wyoming? AllTrails has 26 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking 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. If you're looking for the best trails in Grand Teton National Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like John D Rockefeller Junior Memorial Parkway or National Elk Refuge. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 13 hard trails in Alta ranging from 5.7 to 23.2 miles and from 6,535 to 11,072 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 Alta
Top trails (26)
#1 - Table Mountain Trail
Jedediah Smith Wilderness
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Length: 10.7 mi • Est. 7 h 7 m
Table Mountain Trail is a 10.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Alta, Wyoming that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, natShow more
#2 - Lake Solitude Trail
Grand Teton National Park
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Length: 16 mi • Est. 8 h 13 m
Lake Solitude Trail is a 16 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Alta, Wyoming that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options andShow more
#3 - Darby Canyon Wind Cave Trail
Caribou-Targhee National Forest
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Length: 6.9 mi • Est. 4 h 8 m
The first part of this hike is a nice walk through the woods. It is pretty snowy through here in the spring. The gradual incline starts right at the end of the wooded section. From here, its a walk alShow more
#4 - Alaska Basin Trail
Caribou-Targhee National Forest
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Length: 15 mi • Est. 8 h 8 m
Trail leaves from the parking lot just above Treasure Mtn Scout Camp and is just off the road to Grand Targhee Ski Area East of Driggs, Idaho. From the parking lot/trailhead it is about 9 miles to theShow more
#5 - Fred's Mountain via Bannock Trail
Alta, Wyoming
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Length: 5.8 mi • Est. 3 h 38 m
As of June 2019, the Bannock Trail is closed, please check with the Grand Targhee Resort for an opening time. In the summer, you can get a lift ticket and explore the top without snow. This trail isShow more
#6 - Devil Staircase, Death Canyon Shelf and Phelps Lake
Grand Teton National Park
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Length: 21.3 mi • Est. 10 h 53 m
Start early in the day for this point to point hike from Teton Canyon to Phelps Lake. Gain altitude up Devil's Staircase while you're fresh. Great wildflowers in wet years. Stunning views of the TetonShow more
#7 - Sheep Bridge MTB Trail
Alta, Wyoming
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h
Sheep Bridge trail is an out and back trail the follows Teton Creek. It is accessible for hiking and mountain biking from April through October.Show more
#8 - Aspen Trail
Caribou-Targhee National Forest
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Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 2 h 33 m
Aspen trail is a 4.1 mile point to point trail that overlooks Teton Valley. It wanders through the Aspen forests a few hundred feet above Teton Valley. It is accessible to hikers, pets, and mountain bShow more
#9 - South Leigh Creek, Granite Basin, Green Lakes Loop
Jedediah Smith Wilderness
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Length: 20.5 mi • Est. 11 h 7 m
South Leigh Creek, Granite Basin, Green Lakes Loop is a 20.5 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Alta, Wyoming that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of Show more
#10 - Green Lakes
Jedediah Smith Wilderness
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Length: 15 mi • Est. 8 h 34 m
Well traveled hike with beautiful views, plenty of water and accessible to horses. Hike provides plenty of beautiful wildflowers through switchbacks and eventually puts you on top of ridge before crosShow more
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