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  • Published on Sep 19, 2014
    Hiking Safety

    Hike Smart

    Here in Wyoming we take hiking very seriously. With seven national forests, numerous state parks, millions of acres of land and two national parks, hiking in Wyoming is as good as it gets!

    There is a climb and voyage for all ages and ability levels in Wyoming. 

    This post will go into detail about some tips when hiking as well as some of the best spots to hike across Wyoming!

    Great Wyoming Hiking Spots

    1. Yellowstone National Park

    Yellowstone National Park features some great hiking spots such as Canyon Country, where hikers can see lakes, open meadows and old growth forests all in one hike! Another spot in Yellowstone is the Upper Geyser Basin trails, where hikers can see amazing geysers among other spectacular sights. The beauty of Yellowstone is really what makes hiking in the park so wonderful. If you plan on visiting the park anytime soon, be sure to take advantage of the beauty and hike!

    2. Grand Teton National Park

    Known for great hiking, Grand Teton National Park boasts challenging climbs for even the most experienced of hikers. The hikes at Grand Teton can be a challenging because of the rugged landscape, high elevation, steep trails and extreme weather changes. Most hikers enjoy the challenge but also appreciate the beauty of the Teton's.

    If you are an extreme hiker that is prepared for a challenge, then Grand Teton National Park is for you!

    Hiking Tips

    Each year, park rangers and search and rescue personnel respond to numerous hiking incidents. If you aren't prepared when you hike, it can be very dangerous. Here are a few tips to remember next time you go for a hike!

     

    • Carry a head lamp on every hike, even short day hikes
    • Carry and drink plenty of water (a minimum of 1 quart every 2 hours)
    • Sturdy footwear with good traction should be worn to avoid any ankle injuries
    • Know your body's limits
    • Stay on the established trail
    • Make a plan if your group gets split up
    • Know what to do when encountering wildlife
    • Check the weather and prepare for it

     Hopefully these tips will help you have a safe and enjoyable hike!

    Sonny's RVs

    With fall coming, now is the perfect time to get outside and take advantage of Wyoming's numerous hiking spots. If you are looking for an RV to help you get to your hiking destination, let Sonny's RVs help! We offer plenty of new and used RVs for you to choose from that will get you to your hiking destination.

    Need parts or accessories? Check out our online parts store where we have hundreds of must have items for your camping expeditions.

    Give us a call or stop by our location today!

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