This means that as crowded as the National Parks can get, there are lots of trails and land that rarely get explored. But now, we always try to get a backcountry permit too and get off the path most traveled… err, hiked. ), we’d highly recommend putting backcountry camping on your Grand Teton itinerary. It is possible to reserve your backcountry permit online, but there are limited permits available and you must know your exact dates. Below are some of the best places for backcountry hiking and camping:Paintbrush CanyonDistance: 20.4-mile loopElevation: 5,721 ftRating: hardView Trail NotesPass by sandy beaches and incredible views of Lake Solitude and String Lake.