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Montana

BBar Ranch: Wildlife & Coexistence on the Edge of Yellowstone

Explore the wild land in and around Yellowstone National Park while staying at the BBar Ranch and learning about its sustainable ranching methods.
Program No. 24096RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
2,499
Montana

BBar Ranch: Wildlife & Coexistence on the Edge of Yellowstone

Explore the wild land in and around Yellowstone National Park while staying at the BBar Ranch and learning about its sustainable ranching methods.
Length
6 days
Starts at
2,499
Length
6 days
New
Starts at
2,499
Program No. 24096RJ

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DATES & starting prices
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Jul 24 - Jul 29, 2023
Starting at
2,499
Aug 28 - Sep 2, 2023
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2,499
Sep 18 - Sep 23, 2023
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2,499
DATES & starting prices
PRICES
Jul 24 - Jul 29, 2023
Starting at
3,869
Aug 28 - Sep 2, 2023
Starting at
3,869
Sep 18 - Sep 23, 2023
Starting at
3,869

At a Glance

Yellowstone National Park is a wild land, filled with unspoiled wilderness and animals, such as wolves, grizzly bears and mountain lions. Just beyond its borders lies the BBar Ranch — a working ranch that fits into this unique ecosystem rather than trying to modify it. Enjoy five nights at the BBar Ranch while you learn how it manages its herd, tests soil and otherwise operates as sustainably as possible while living among the wild animals of this region. Search for local wildlife yourself as you head into the heart of Yellowstone, making stops at iconic sites such as Old Faithful. Hear from ranch staff and outdoor educators about living and working among nature in one of the most amazing ecosystems in the world.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to four miles total throughout each day on varied terrain; getting on and off motorcoach multiple times daily; travel times vary within the park. 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 13 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you’ll…

  • Learn about the day-to-day life and organic ranching processes of this working ranch.
  • Explore BBar Ranch through expert-led hikes and wagon rides and enjoy evening campfires.
  • Head into Yellowstone National Park to view natural wonders like the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and learn about its incredible wildlife.

General Notes

Roommate matching is unavailable for solo travelers on this program.
Featured Expert
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Zack Baker
Zack Baker attended high school in Livingston, Montana, 52 miles north of Yellowstone. His love for the park started while snowshoeing and observing wildlife. At Montana State University in Bozeman, he earned a B.S. in plant science, but it was Yellowstone’s mammals that grabbed his interest. He led private wildlife watching, hiking, and photography trips, and drove snowcoaches in the winter. He joined up with Road Scholar in 2017 and is now the Program Director for Road Scholar at the University of Montana Western.

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

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Zack Baker attended high school in Livingston, Montana, 52 miles north of Yellowstone. His love for the park started while snowshoeing and observing wildlife. At Montana State University in Bozeman, he earned a B.S. in plant science, but it was Yellowstone’s mammals that grabbed his interest. He led private wildlife watching, hiking, and photography trips, and drove snowcoaches in the winter. He joined up with Road Scholar in 2017 and is now the Program Director for Road Scholar at the University of Montana Western.





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