View of a person on a wyoming hiking trail in the mountains near a dude ranch

With over 18 million acres of public land, Wyoming is a paradise for lovers of the great outdoors. Wyoming Dude Rancher’s Association offers ranch destinations where you can hike in the state’s most beautiful areas, from Grand Teton to Yellowstone. Lace up your hiking boots and discover exceptional Wyoming hiking trails at our dude ranches. Whether you are looking for overnight backcountry trips or family-friendly hikes, dude ranches offer the perfect setting for your hiking vacation!

Types of Wyoming Hiking Vacations

Wyoming Dude Rancher’s Association represents 20 dude ranches, all offering different options for your Wyoming hiking vacation:

Guided Family-Friendly Hiking

Even though horseback riding is the quintessential way to explore a dude ranch, hiking is a fantastic way for the entire family to explore our natural beauty. Many ranches offer guided hiking for an easy and educational way to get on the trails. Regardless of if you are looking for a short hike or a rigorous climb, we have trails for every age and ability level!

Wyoming Overnight Pack Trips

Overnight pack trips allow you to explore the Wyoming backcountry like never before! Pack trips entail horseback riding in the backcountry to a designated wilderness camp. Once you reach the pack camp, you will have free time to explore the nearby hiking trails and immerse yourself in the pristine wilderness. End your days around a campfire exchanging stories from the day over a hearty meal. These trips are ideal for travelers who want to experience cowboy life and the true wild west!

Hiking On Your Own

If you are an experienced hiker, you are welcome to hit the hiking trails on your own! On-site trails are marked and easy to navigate. Many ranches will pack lunches for you to take out on the trail for longer hikes. Whether you are looking for an easy trek or an all-day adventure, WDRA makes it easy to forge your own path!

Book Your Hiking Vacation Today with WDRA!

Plan the ultimate Wyoming hiking vacation with Wyoming Dude Rancher’s Association. Our member ranches are ideal for exploring the great outdoors, offering fantastic nature trails for all experience levels. Please get in touch with us at 888-996-9372, and we can help you narrow your search to find the best Wyoming ranch for your group!