Backpacking/Camping in Cody and East Yellowstone, WY

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  1. This short out and back hike is great for a shakedown trip before heading out on a multi day excursion, or for those who want a backcountry experience without a lot of effort.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    74.8 miles
    Duration
  2. Grizzly Lake is an easy backpack in with a chance to bag Mt. Holmes on a long second day.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    77.7 miles
    Duration
    2-3 days
  3. Although nestled between the Yellowstone Highway and the Shoshone River, the Newton Creek campground feels like an isolated spot in the wilderness.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    35.0 miles
    Duration
    One day to two weeks.
  4. The Blacktail Creek Trail travels through open grassland then drops to the ruggedly beautiful Black Canyon of the Yellowstone.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    81.3 miles
    Duration
    2-3 days
  5. Quintessential Yellowstone backcountry awaits hikers on this epic journey through two remote and scenic valleys.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    62.5 miles
    Duration
    3+ days
  6. Clearwater is a walk-in tent only campground situated on the banks of the North Fork of the Shoshone River.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    30.5 miles
    Duration
    One day to two weeks.
  7. Lofty Mt. Sheridan presides over Heart Lake and its impressive geothermal basin.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    77.5 miles
    Duration
  8. Trout Peak is approachable via three routes, all within a decent drive from Cody. Wide open views of the high peaks of Sunlight Basin and down to Buffalo Bill Reservoir are your reward.

    Difficulty
    5 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    23.8 miles
    Duration
    2-3 days, unless you take the longest route.
  9. The Thorofare region is the quintessential backpacking experience into the most isolated region in the Lower 48 states.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    37.2 miles
    Duration
    3-4 days
  10. If you’re looking for a great, easy to navigate campground with level sites and electric hookups, then your search will be over once you pull into the Wapiti Campground.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    28.2 miles
    Duration
    One day to two weeks.
  11. This campground is perfect for the 3F’s - family, fishing and fun. At just 40 minutes from town you can still have access to civilization while experiencing the wilds.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    41.3 miles
    Duration
    One day to two weeks.
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