Yellowstone Park Wildlife Guide

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From multi-day and multi-city itineraries, to scenic drives filled with history and wildlife, we have a route for you! Choose a selection from one of our three drop-down menus to plan a route to and around the park.

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Now that you have a route selected, use the options below to select specific Points of Interest and other activities. We have included a Map Legend on the right side for easier use

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Glacier Park to Yellowstone

This is a tremendous route. In fact, 40% of Yellowstone Park’s visitors also plan to spend time in Montana’s beautiful Glacier National Park. Located in NW Montana, Glacier Park is one of the country’s most breathtakingly beautiful national parks. Phenomenal hiking awaits you and awesome vistas are a constant for visitors driving through Glacier Park.

In between Glacier and Yellowstone (“America’s Favorite Park”), visitors will travel by Flathead Lake, into Missoula, a wonderful outdoor town that’s home to the University of Montana. Missoula is a cultural and outdoor mecca! This is a great route flanked by two of the country’s most spectacular parks!

Towns included on this itinerary:
Columbia Falls
Whitefish
Kalispell
Polson
Missoula
Drummond
Philipsburg
Ananconda
Deer Lodge
Butte
Dillon
Virginia City
Ennis
West Yellowstone

Top Ten Things to do in Yellowstone

1. Take a Hike

To explore Yellowstone’s wild side, get off the beaten path and onto the park’s 1,300-mile trail system. Read More...

2. Watch Geysers Erupt

Yellowstone is the largest active geyser field in the world. Read More...

3. Go Rafting

Looking for an escape from the summer heat? Can’t beat a whitewater rafting adventure! Read More...

4. Experience the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone

The Grand Canyon of Yellowstone is breathtaking! Read More...

5. Attend a Powwow

Powwows serve to preserve the rich heritage of Native American culture and allow tribal members to participate in traditional rituals. Read More...

6. Go Horseback Riding in Yellowstone

No other activity fulfills the Western dream for families visiting this region like a horseback ride. Read More...

7. Go Camping

One of the best ways to experience the Yellowstone region is by spending a night or more under the stars. Read More...

8. Watch a Rodeo

Every town in Yellowstone country has a rodeo. Try Cheyenne Frontier Days, Cody Nite Rodeo, Rock Springs’ Red Desert Rodeo or Lander’s Pioneer Days Rodeo. Read More...

9. Catch a Fish

Fishing in Yellowstone is an experience that compares with few other places on earth. Read More...

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