Backpacking/Camping in Lander, WY
About Lander Backpacking/Camping
RootsRated explores the best camping and backpacking in Lander. From car camping to multi-day backpack adventures, let our experts help you find the perfect trails. Our destinations are chosen by outdoors experts who live and play in Lander, so you’re sure to find the top adventures and maybe even a few local secrets!
After a long, steady climb out of Dickinson Park, you'll be above treeline for most of this hike, with incredible views of the surrounding peaks.
This is a 5-8 day, 42 mile loop, depending upon whether or not you choose to have lay-over days in the Baptiste Lake and Cirque of the Towers areas.
This is a very strenuous hike, and exposed, with several river crossings. Regardless of the difficulties, every step is well worth the effort.
This is a scenic on-trail circuit that puts you in place to make an ascent of Wind River Peak, the highest summit in the southern Wind Rivers.
The hike into the Temple Peaks area is pretty short — 9 miles gets you into the heart of the valley — and it's well worth it. You'll be surrounded by craggy peaks, alpine lakes and drop-dead gorgeous scenery.