Yellowstone: The Great Caldera
Yellowstone is both the world at its most primordial and the world at its most sublime. Come explore the park’s many natural wonders on the learning adventure of a lifetime.
Rating (4.96)
Program No. 13845RJ
7 days
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At a Glance

Yellowstone's cast of thousands includes bears, wolves, volcanoes, thermal features, winter range, flora, fire and history. Understand their vital roles in a magnificent ecosystem. Naturalist leads discussion and provides interpretation during five full days in the field for exploration of diverse habitats and steaming geyser basins.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles daily on varied terrain. Elevations of 5,260-9,000 feet.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Enjoy five full days in Yellowstone exploring pristine rivers, waterfalls, beautiful vistas and learning the basics and ethics of wildlife viewing.
  • Meet supporting players — exploration and survey parties, the military years, current issues and evolving management philosophy.
  • Visit the Yellowstone National Park Heritage and Research Center, which houses the Yellowstone Archive, a Collection of 5.3 million items.
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Mary Carparelli
As early as she can remember, Mary Carparelli has been an adventurer. After college and a trip across the country in a ‘53 Chevy with two friends, Mary arrived at Holy Rosary Mission on the Pine Ridge Reservations to be a volunteer teacher. During that time, she met her husband and they continue to explore together after 49 years of marriage. Now, Mary feels lucky to spend time sharing and learning in the Yellowstone area with all the young at heart individuals who have chosen this program.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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