3 recommended wildlife locations. The species listed below are just a selection of those you may see.

Grand Teton National Park

The Teton Range dominate the park’s skyline, rising to over 4,000 metres and the plains are dusted with wildflowers. Forests carpet the mountainsides, meadows are painted vivid colours and streams cascade down rocky canyons to crystalline lakes, while the Snake River winds its way across this amazing scene.

  • Where: Wyoming
  • Ideal for viewing: American black bear, Elk, Grey wolf, Lynx
  • Excellent for: Bear watching, Birdwatching

Lamar Valley

The Lamar Valley is located in the remote northeast corner of Yellowstone National Park, and is one of the best places to view wolves, where several packs live. These isolated rolling grasslands become a blanket of long grass meadows during the summer months, but are virtually inaccessible during winter.

  • Where: Wyoming
  • Ideal for viewing: Elk, Grey wolf, Canada goose, Bighorn sheep
  • Excellent for: Photography tours with Nick Garbutt, Birdwatching, Wolf watching

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, Birdwatching, Wolf watching

2 recommended trips. All our trip ideas are offered to inspire you, but our strength is in tailoring your itinerary.

Wild West Winter Wonderland

Amidst stunning winter scenery, with hot springs and geysers, enjoy potential, and thrilling, close encounters with bison, and possibly wolves, as you experience one of North America’s finest wildlife habitats.

  • Trip type: Group tour
  • Duration exc. international flights: 15 days

Yellowstone Ultimate Wolf & Wildlife Safari

Enjoy an unforgettable winter safari that tracks and observes wolves and other wildlife in the white and silent splendours of some of North Americas greatest National Parks.

  • Trip type: Group tour
  • Duration exc. international flights: 7 days

When to go

Visit from May to September, when the days are long and the weather welcoming. Late May and June are warm with bright, sunny skies; summer and fall tend to be wetter.

Seasons

  • Winter

    Nov to Mar: A full-on experience – not a time to travel!
  • Spring

    Apr to May: Also known as ‘break-up’, this is a short and sweet season when things happen fast
  • Summer

    Jun to Aug: The season of plenty, with burgeoning wildlife
  • Fall

    Sep to Oct: The transition to winter happens quickly

Wildlife events

  • Dec to Feb: Winter wolves in Yellowstone

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