Hiking with kids in Yellowstone:
Yellowstone is the ideal place for vacationing and hiking with your kids. There’s no better way to experience the Yellowstone region than out on its trails. Bubbling geysers, powerful waterfalls, and fascinating wildlife await families who are ready for adventure.
How far should you go? Just don’t overdo it when hiking with kids! They will have all kinds of energy at first, just remember that you have to make it back too. So choose a loop that is no more than a couple of miles if you’re taking children. Also, expect to go at a slower pace especially if you are going uphill.
Try to think about what makes a hike worthwhile for a child. They don’t care about beautiful views as much as you do, but they will be motivated by rocks to climb, water to splash in, or bugs to examine.
Make sure to pack some snacks that will revive tired legs along the way. If you bring interesting snacks that they don’t usually get at home, it will be even more exciting.
Have your kids participate in planning the hike. Ask what they want to do and see. Have them carry their own small backpack with their own snacks and water bottle.
Hiking with your kids is a very rewarding family activity in Yellowstone. Just remember to keep it short and simple, and you’ll make some lasting happy memories. Make your reservations with Luton’s Teton Cabins. Our Yellowstone Cabins are the perfect place from which to launch your family explorations.