Yellowstone Park Backcountry

Horseback Riding and Camping Trips

2021 Yellowstone Pack Trip Schedule


Bear Sighting in YellowstoneYellowstone Wellness Retreat Special!

July 6-9: : "Transcend-Dance: Part 1"

Is Yellowstone on your bucket list?  What about Yellowstone on horseback? and What about Yellowstone, with some mild glamping and a large helping of self-developement, healing and an elevation of consciousness?  

 Dr. Angela Hanley will  co-host this amazing experience.  

An excellent experience and opportunity to be one of the first in Yellowstone’s Backcountry on a pack trip, highlighting wildlife and wildflowers.  This early season pack trip brings you into the heart of some of Yellowstone’s best wildlife and prettiest meadows, always a favorite.

Rate:  $2850/person and a 50% nonrefundable deposit is required to confirm reservation. Pack trip is limited to 8 guests, only 3 spots currently available.  Book now!

Wildlife Tour in Yellowstone Park









Best Wildlife Viewing on Horseback in Yellowstone!

July 12-15: "Cache Creek/Lamar Valley”  (Sold out)

Excellent combination of; wildlife, wildflowers, incredible scenery and beautiful riding in a very remote area of Yellowstone's backcountry.  Wildlife we have seen on this pack trip include: elk, bison, bighorn sheep, mountain goats, wolves an bear. Wildflowers are at their peak!  Fly fishing available at camp.

Rate is $2520/person and requires a 50% nonrefundable deposit to confirm the reservations.  Limited to: 8 guests,  Sold out. 


 "Mirror Plateau" July 18-23 is sold out to private group.

"Pelican Valley", July 26-31 (Sold Out)

The Pelican Valley is one of Yellowstone's prime wildlife habitats for elk, bison, wolves and bears.  Beautiful meadows of wildflowers and remote thermal areas to ride through, makes this one of my favorite areas in Yellowstone's Backcountry. Trip is limited to 8 guests.  The rate is $4320/person and requires a 50% nonrefundable deposit to confirm the reservations.  Sold out.   Please take a look at our September Yellowstone trips.

Touring Yellowstone on Horseback


"Bechler Waterfalls"

 "Cascade Corner", August 4-10: (sold out private group)

The Bechler area is know for its spectacular waterfalls and pristine beauty.  Beautiful day rides to water features are just spectacular!  Waterfalls, cascades, thermals, soaking pools and even fly fishing await.  One of most popular backcountry trips.

The rate is $5040/person and requires a 50% nonrefundable deposit to confirm the reservations.

                                                                                  Limited to: 8 guests.        Don't miss this prime time of the summer 


Remote Yellowstone Horseback and Camping Expedition! August 16-24: "Thorofare/South Boundary" (also listed on Autumn Schedule)  Only 1 spot available, for this grand adventure!
The Thorofare Pack Trip travels into the most "remote" area in the lower 48 states. Trails traveled are much the same as those in "times gone by" when the mountain men and Native Americans traveled this area. This pack trip is for those who want a true "wilderness expedition". We will spend 9 days on the trail, camp at 5 unique campsites and travel over 85 miles of Yellowstone Park. Highlights include spectacular Yellowstone fly fishing, majestic views of the surrounding mountain ranges, and grand vistas from the Lake. Wolves, bears, elk and moose are waiting to be spotted. Join us for a true back country camping adventure.
Rate is: $6480/person and it requires a 50% nonrefundable deposit to confirm the reservation.  
*Limited to 8 guests, (Only 1 spot remaining, book it now!.)  This is one of our most popular pack trips we offer, always a sell out!"


*Pack trips are subject to change due to campsite reservations, Park closures or safety issues such as wildfire, road closures and weather.  We will make every effort to provide a similar trip in this event.

*A 50% non refundable deposit is required to confirm the reservations and the balance is then due 30 days prior to the pack trip.  Once final payment is made, it is non refundable.  Please consider Travel Insurance to protect your investment; Ripcord Travel Protection or

* We are not responsible for refunding payments,  we will try moving you to another pack trip if availability.  

*Please make sure you are physically fit to mount and dismount your riding horse.  These pack trips are physical in nature and at altitudes that most guests are not used to, so any riding preparation and physical activity prior to your trip, will be appreciated by your riding horse and provide you with a much better experience.

*We have a 240# weight limit, please be considerate to our horses about your weight and ability.



Mike and Erin Thompson
Wilderness Pack Trips, Inc.
172 E. River Rd.
Emigrant, MT 59027



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