Wildlife & Geysers: Yellowstone With Your Younger Grandchild

Get to know Yellowstone with your grandchild as you kayak; ride horses; discover spouting geysers; watch for bears, wolves and bison; and earn your Junior Ranger badge!
Rating (5)
Program No. 14910RJ
6 days
Starts at
1,949 / ADULT
1,249 / CHILD

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, discover how to recognize rarely seen animals using silhouettes and tracks. Spend the week learning from an expert naturalist and park rangers as you work towards your very own Junior Ranger badge!
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 ...

  • Connect with your inner cowboy on a horseback ride through prime wildlife habitats, and keep your eyes open for fox and other fur bearers along the way.
  • Grab a paddle and hit the water on a kayaking excursion on Yellowstone Lake! (You WILL get wet!)
  • Identify Yellowstone’s elk, bison, marmots, pronghorns and birds of prey using spotting scopes with the help of a naturalist.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 8-11. For a Yellowstone program for older grandchildren (ages 9-12) check out "Yellowstone’s Great Outdoors With Your Grandchild" (#17306).
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