Yellowstone Park Backcountry

Horseback Riding and Camping Trips

2019 Yellowstone Pack Trip Schedule


Bear Sighting in YellowstoneYellowstone Wildlife and Wildflower Special!

July 7-10: : "Fan Creek/Gallatin Range"

Rides are limited to:  8 guests,  only two spots remain due to a recent cancellation. 

Please consider the July 31-August 5 Sportsman Lake/Gallatin River trip for more backcountry experiences in the Gallatin.

An excellent 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: $2,400.00 per person and a 50% nonrefundable deposit is required to confirm reservation. Only 2 spots remain, for this beautiful early season trip.

Wildlife Tour in Yellowstone Park









Best Wildlife Viewing on Horseback in Yellowstone! July 14-19: "Mirror Plateau”

This camping horseback trip continues to be our most popular and best wildlife viewing pack trip Already sold out for 2019.  The Mirror Plateau is part of a Bear Management Area, which has very limited access and very remote campsites, makes us the guests to the wildlife that pass through the meadows.  Elk, bison, bighorn sheep, wolves and grizzly bear all inhabit this area of Yellowstone.
Please contact us early for 2020 dates and reservations.
Limited to: 8 guests-Sold Out !  


 "Kundalini Yoga Yellowstone" July 23-26

On this special pack trip; we welcome again, Mata Mandir Singh.  This pack trip is for those interested in practicing Kundalini Yoga, chanting mantra, experiencing morning Sadhana, eating traditional vedic vegetarian cuisine and meditating in the backcountry of Yellowstone.  Beginners welcomed.  The rate is $2400/person and requires a 50% nonrefundable deposit to confirm the reservations.

Please contact us for more information, trip will be limited to 8, only 4 spots currently available.

Touring Yellowstone on Horseback


 Yellowstone Sportsman Lake/Gallatin River, July 31-August 5: "Yellowstone National Park” 

Excellent combination pack trip of beautiful scenery, fly fishing, high country riding and wildlife as we explore the remote NW corner of Yellowstone.  Native routes, high mountain passes await!

The rate is $3700/person and requires a 50% nonrefundable deposit to confirm the reservations.
Limited to: 8 guests, 7 spots currently available.


Lamar River/Pelican Valley, August 1-17,  An excellent combination trip of remote backcountry campsites, fly fishing, beautiful scenery and wildlife.  Sold out  Private Group for 2019, but be sure to contact us early for 2020 schedule.


Remote Yellowstone Horseback and Camping Expedition! August 24-September 1: "Thorofare/South Boundary" (also listed on Autumn Schedule)
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: It requires a 50% nonrefundable deposit to confirm the reservation.  
*Limited to 8 guests, Sold Out to Private Group.  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 or moving you to another pack trip.  

*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.


If you are considering a pack trip for 2020, please contact us early, as we are already having inquiries and planning possibilities.

Mike and Erin Thompson
Wilderness Pack Trips, Inc.
172 E. River Rd.
Emigrant, MT 59027
(406)848-9953 or cell-(406)581-5021



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