Yellowstone Horseback Riding Pack Trips

Scenic Wilderness Pack Trips

Teton Wilderness
Overnight Pack Trips

Horseback Riding, Wildlife viewing, Sightseeing, Photography, & Fishing

Experience wild Wyoming with overnight pack trips to some of its most remote and rugged places.

Get the farthest from a road possible in the continental U.S. Cross the Continental Divide. See the peaceful Yellowstone Meadows. Hear the rush of waterfalls, the calming flow of fish-filled streams, and backcountry lakes.

Your itinerary will vary depending on when you go, the length of your trip, and what you want to experience, but prepare for Wyoming horseback rides like no other.

When:

June-August with greenest conditions early season and most accessible terrain late-season

Duration:

3-7 Days (Longer Trips Available)

Rates:

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Where:

Just like our trail rides, all pack trips depart from our Turpin Meadows Base Camp (See map below.)

Destinations and sightseeing vary widely from trip to trip:

  • Yellowstone Meadows
  • Headwaters of the Yellowstone River
  • Two Ocean Pass and Continental Divide
  • Ferry Lake, Crater Lake, and Big Springs in Soda Fork of the Buffalo River
  • Pendergraft Peak and Upper and Lower Pendergraft Meadows
  • South Fork Falls on the South Fork of the Buffalo

Meals:

At Yellowstone Outfitters backcountry camps,  the only thing you need to worry about is how much hearty, appetizing food you want to eat. We take care of all the meal planning and prep so you can enjoy the Teton Wilderness like you should.

Horseback Riding Skill Level:

Don't let inexperience on a horse change your mind. You'll mount up on well-trained horses hand-paired to your riding ability by our expert wranglers.

Each horse knows how to treat riders well. If you're nervous about difficult terrain, we can make sure your group heads somewhere spectacular based on what you want. Wildflower meadows, Rocky Mountain ridgelines, or scenic fishing spots are all in reach.

Extra Activities:

We happily accommodate fishing on the scenic pack trips, but we offer Fly Fishing focused trips designed specifically for more serious anglers.

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Things to Bring:

  • Sleeping bag
  • Three changes of clothes
  • Swimming trunks
  • Light coat and/or vest
  • Heavy (warm) coat
  • Riding gloves and riding boots
  • Hiking boots
  • Rain gear and hat

Personal items:

  • Towels
  • Toothpaste
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Any medication you require
  • Flashlight with extra batteries
  • Camera with a large memory card or lots of film
  • Binoculars if you wish
  • A canteen
  • Sunscreen
  • A good supply of Cutters Insect Repellent Spray

How to Pack

Total bag weight: 40 pounds each

Total bag count: 2 duffel bags no longer than 36 inches

Please pack your gear and tackle in up to two duffel bags no longer than 36 inches each. If you have a duffel bag larger than 36 inches, please leave it at home. The pack animals can better accommodate 2-3 smaller duffel bags, a sleeping bag rolled separately, and rods and waders apart from your main load.

Make sure you separate the following gear for easy access in saddlebags or tied to your saddle during your horseback rides.

  • Rain gear
  • Light coat
  • Vest
  • Camera
  • Canteen
  • Hat
  • Riding gloves
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