Wildlife Watching in Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks

Learn about the diverse animals in Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks as expert biologists take you to little-known spots for the best wildlife searching.
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Program No. 23111RJ
7 days
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At a Glance

Explore “the Serengeti of North America” as you search for diverse wildlife in picturesque landscapes of Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. Venture off the beaten path with local biologists and wildlife experts who take you away from the parks’ boardwalks to the best places to search for elusive animals like bears and wolves. Immerse yourself in the natural wonders of Yellowstone National Park as you explore Old Faithful and Mammoth Hot Springs to experience intimate views of your breathtaking surroundings. Discover fascinating wildlife only seen in this region and learn about the animals that call these national parks home.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Walk 1 mile on boardwalks or maintained trails. Must be able to get in and out of wildlife watching vehicles.
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 ...

  • Learn from local biologists and experts while venturing through the parks in vehicles designed specifically for wildlife viewing.
  • Explore the breathtaking Lamar Valley, use spotting scopes to view wildlife and learn the stories of specific wolf packs in the area.
  • Depending on the season, get an up close look at baby wildlife (spring), or observe different species’ mating behavior (fall).
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Tyler Griffin
Tyler Griffin grew up on the East Coast and earned a degree in environmental science from Colby-Sawyer College in New Hampshire. Not long after, he moved to Jackson, Wyoming to be surrounded by mountains, national parks and wildlife. He quickly developed a passion for teaching others about the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. He served in the Peace Corps from 2015-2017 as an environmental volunteer in Malawi, Africa before returning to Wyoming. During his time there, he taught sustainable agriculture, home gardening techniques and natural resource conservation.

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

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