Wildlife & Geysers: Yellowstone With Your Younger Grandchild
Get to know Yellowstone with your grandchild as you learn how to cast a paw print, kayak a high elevation lake, discover spouting geysers and see bears, wolves and bison!
Rating (5)
Program No. 14910RJ
6 days
Starts at

At a Glance

Explore the wild wonders of Yellowstone National Park with your grandchild. Investigate bubbling mud pots, hissing steam vents, spouting geysers, thundering waterfalls, animal diets and more during hands-on activities. Get a close-up look at the park’s carnivores at the Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center, cast a paw print and discover how to recognize rarely seen animals using silhouettes and tracks.
Activity Level
Outdoor: No Sweat
Hiking up to two miles daily on varied terrain; some inclines and stairs. One-hour horseback ride and kayaking four hours. Elevations of 6,666-7,800 feet.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Identify Yellowstone’s elk, bison, marmots, pronghorns and birds of prey using spotting scopes with the help of a naturalist.
  • A kayaking excursion offers insights into Yellowstone Lake’s natural history and fisheries.
  • Release your inner cowboy on a horseback ride and earn a Junior Ranger badge after completing naturalist-led activities.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 8-11. For a Yellowstone program for older grandchildren (ages 9-12) check out #17306.
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