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Address: Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Private Wolf and Wildlife Winter Tours in Yellowstone
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Private Yellowstone Wildlife Tour
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Self-Guided Driving Tour of Yellowstone Upper Loop

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View wildlife that migrate to Lamar Valley in Winter.

Spent a couple of days viewing the many mammals that migrate to the valley in the winter including wild wolves. Listened to a wolf pack howl at start of their evening hunt... read more

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Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent a couple of days viewing the many mammals that migrate to the valley in the winter including wild wolves. Listened to a wolf pack howl at start of their evening hunt. Professional guide knew exactly where and when to go for peak viewing experiences.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The scenery was nothing short of amazing. Hayden Valley is good too, but Lamar Valley is definitely a must see! The wildlife viewing in this area was plentiful. If you see people on the side of the road with large scopes and cameras, stop and check it out. Everyone we encountered that were spotting wildlife were super helpful, informative and... More 

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Muncie, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Yes you're on vacation and I understand you don't want to get up before dawn, but you must and come directly here. This was hands down our favorite Yellowstone experience. The animals are everywhere. While they are abundant during the day and evening, you will see animals everywhere in the morning.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here for a week as the last stop on holiday with the family. We'd rented a cabin a couple of miles outside the gate near Cooke City so were within easy striking distance of the river and trailhead. Every day we got up before dawn and drove out a couple of miles either side of the trailhead and photographed... More 

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Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there for sunrise, sat there in our chairs with blankets (35deg) in July with our Boyscouts. We watched the herd including the calves graze in the valley. We were amazed at the additional herds coming down the mountains to join in the valley, lots of prong horn there as well. Take your camera with a good zoom lens,... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So we spent a few days in the north back country and hadn't seen a single Buffalo. Well our Yellowstone Safari Company guide explained to us their migration patterns. We hit Lamar the next morning, viewed a grizzly dining on Buffalo, wolves, and thousands of Buffalo!!!

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did a hike here, an easy 4-5 miles one at the end of the day. We were stunned (and a little scared to be honest ) to encounter a huge bison, right on the track... We followed the advice given by the rangers: don't run, don't think that are slow and stupid, avoid them, quietly and surely! A few... More 

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Monterey, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

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 1 December 2016

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 30 November 2016

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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