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Your Yellowstone Bucket List

Your Yellowstone Bucket List

Written by: , November 22nd, 2022
Categories: People

Bucket List

Whether this is your first summer or tenth, a Yellowstone bucket list is never-ending. It would take a lifetime to do and see all the things possible in the Greater Yellowstone region. We’ve compiled top-rated activities to make it easier. Stepping out of your comfort zone and experiencing new things will guarantee a memorable summer of growth and adventure. Start exploring!

Photographing the canyon views from Inspiration Point

First Things First!

  • Be awed by the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
  • Marvel at the incredible night sky and catch a shooting star
  • Catch a geyser eruption
  • Hit the trail (w/bear spray and a few friends!)
  • Get up early and go wildlife-watching
  • Become a Junior Ranger at your local visitor center
  • Reflect on the shores of Yellowstone Lake

Campsite at Bridge Bay Campground

Up Your Game!

  • Cowboy up at a local rodeo *
  • Explore the Tetons or road trip to Glacier NP
  • Soak at a local hot spring resort *
  • Car camp in YNP or the National Forest
  • Check out a few of the local Museums*
  • Cruise the Beartooth Highway

Feeling Adventurous?

  • Saddle up and go horseback riding*
  • Give backpacking a whirl
  • Try fly-fishing
  • Climb a peak – Avalanche Peak and/or Mt. Washburn are great options
  • Stay in a forest service cabin
  • Join the 100 Mile hiking club with YCERP
  • Raft a river*
  • Rent an outboard motorboat at the Marina*

Explore History

  • Take a tour of the Heritage Research Center
  • Visit the museum @ Norris
  • Attend a ranger talk
  • Tour Fort Yellowstone
  • Go on a bus tour*
  • Read a book on Yellowstone
  • Join Yellowstone Forever or take an Institute Course

*Employee Discounts Available