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Address: Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Out of the way but worth it

This is not your every day drive through area, so plan accordingly. But the wildlife and views are unique and rewarding. I have seen bear, antelope, bison, deer, and elk in Lamar... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Monterey, California
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Monterey, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is not your every day drive through area, so plan accordingly. But the wildlife and views are unique and rewarding. I have seen bear, antelope, bison, deer, and elk in Lamar valley, so a paradise in it's own way.

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Lima, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are looking to get an up close view of all the wildlife that Yellowstone has to offer, you need to visit Lamar Valley. We entered the park just after sunrise and seen lots of wildlife. Several hundred bison along with moose and bears.

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We only spent two and a half days in Yellowstone and this was the best part of the park. The scenery is magnificent and the animal sightings okay - it's like being on a safari, they might be there and they might not. We were lucky enough t see bison (who doesn't see them?) big horn sheep (just lying on... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I thought long and hard about writing this review as there was a point when I wasn't sure if I would ever want to return to Yellowstone given the way some people behaved. I get that everyone wants to see as much as they can in Yellowstone and that minibuses and tour groups are part and parcel of life hear... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove through the Valley and saw large Group of Bison. We were lucky to spot Antelope & Mountain Goat with telescope. It has unusual & good scenic beauty. Binoculars (available on rent) are a must if you really want to spot the wildlife

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited in the evening, as recommended, and were delighted to get up close and personal to an enormous Bison herd. We were stopped on the road as some of them crossed and were able to observe juveniles sparring, and the bull's posturing and leadership of the herd. Priceless.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were travelling by coach through the Lamar valley when we encountered a traffic jam. Eventually we saw the reason, there was a large group of bison, trundling very slowly along the road and there was no way that they were going to give way. It was funny as we were not in a rush. There were about 40 bison... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lamar Valley was even better than I was hoping for. It has an unusual and unique scenic quality to it that I wasn't expecting. And then when you spot some wildlife - it comes alive, and your imagination is transported. Loved it. Binoculars were a must as the wildlife isn't necessarily 'close'.

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Momence, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lamar Valley drive gave us sightings of many antelope, one large group was 50+. Buffalo love the fertile valley with Lamar River running through it. Many buffalo groups had young. Nice drive with some buffalo crossing road and very close to truck!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were on high alert for the wolves after seeing good activity in Hayden a day or two prior. I looked up to see a black wolf scale the peak just above the ranger station and before we knew it there were five or six wolves feasting on a leftover bison carcass there. Fantastic day in the valley.

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