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The Yurt Camp provides the only accommodation in the heart of Yellowstone in the winter and is located in a small meadow surrounded by conifer woodland.

Located less than one kilometre from the Grand Canyon and Falls of the Yellowstone River, this cosy and remarkably comfortable camp allows access to renowned places like upper Yellowstone River, which is an established corridor for wildlife as well as the Hayden Valley, Norris Geyser Basin and Gibbon Meadows. Siting at an elevation of 2425m (8,000 ft), the area is one of pristine beauty that takes on a quality of ethereal wonder in winter.

Guests enjoy the comforts of a fully outfitted, heated, base camp with private heated sleeping huts, and a communal area in the dining room Yurt. There are fully heated camp showers, a sauna and heated (and well lit) loos, that increase the level of comfort way above that of an ordinary ‘winter camping experience’.

Being the sole accommodation in the heart of Yellowstone during the winter, you shouldn't see any other people for over 50 kiometres!

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Wildlife trips

This accommodation is featured in the following itinerary:

Wild West Winter Wonderland

Amidst stunning winter scenery, with hot springs and geysers, enjoy thrilling encounters with elk, big horn sheep and possibly wolves. Led by prize-winning photographer Nick Garbutt, this small group trip will reward you with images of frost-covered bison herds, coyotes and superb frozen waterfalls.

  • When to go: Jan-Feb
  • Duration inc. flights: 17 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £7,295 pp
  • Trip type: Group tour
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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park is dominated by its forest covered mountains and, because of its location on the North American plate, also experiences volcanic activity in the form of geysers, of which Old Faithful is the most famous. This relatively unique geography has attracted over 60 different animal species.

  • Where: Wyoming
  • Ideal for viewing: American black bear, brown bear, elk, grey wolf, puma
  • Excellent for: Photography tours with Nick Garbutt, Bear watching, Wolf watching