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Planning Your Day Hikes in Yellowstone

Planning Your Day Hikes in Yellowstone

Written by: , July 05th, 2024
Categories: Tips

Day Hike Checklist

Yellowstone is an incredible park with towering mountains to rainbow-colored hot springs, ideal for hiking. We’ve created a day hiking checklist for all your hiking essentials. And if you need some hiking inspiration, check out these 12 Awesome Day Hikes in Yellowstone.

Clothes to pack –

Mid-weight insulating layer
Heavyweight insulating layer
Waterproof and windproof outer layer
Long pants are recommended
Hats for protection from the sun
Hiking/Athletic shoes
Wool or synthetic liner socks

Daypack large enough to carry –

Reusable water bottle (one quart/liter is the minimum recommended)
Lunch & Snacks
Field guide

Consider bringing –

First Aid Kit
Bug Spray



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