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Grand Teton offers ranger-led snowshoe hikes through April

Grand Teton National Park rangers will offer daily snowshoe hikes this winter, as well as special full-moon hikes on selected days.

Grand Teton National Park ranger naturalists will lead daily snowshoe hikes this winter, as well as monthly full moon hikes on select days each month through April. In addition to the regular daily snowshoe hikes from the Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center, rangers will conduct guided snowshoe treks to Taggart Lake, and several full-moon snowshoe hikes, according to a statement released by the park's public affairs office. Continue Reading →

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Guided Yellowstone hikes with naturalist offer chance to see park’s backcountry

Yellowstone hikes — Lamar Valley

Yellowstone National Park visitors who want to experience the park's backcountry but perhaps aren't ready for a series of Yellowstone hikes on their own can join "the 2 percent" this summer on a Trails Through Yellowstone package from the Yellowstone Park Foundation. A couple of popular statistics often cited about travel in Yellowstone Park are that less than 2 percent of visitors venture more than 100 yards from a paved road or boardwalk and that only 2 percent of the park is accessible by paved road. Either way, if you want to be among the elite 2 percent who take Yellowstone hikes into the park's backcountry, you'll have to park the car and venture out. Continue Reading →

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