Adventure Like a Local with Roam Yellowstone Guiding

Personalized tours of Yellowstone with a hands-on, science bent.
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Woman holding antler in Yellowstone backcountry

Woman holding antler in Yellowstone backcountry

There’s no better way to experience a vast and diverse national park like Yellowstone than through the eyes of a local.

Roam Yellowstone Guiding offers highly personalized Yellowstone experiences for all ages and abilities. Book a guided hiking trip to get off the beaten path with an expert guide to explore a geyser basin, search for wildlife, experience the Yellowstone River or hike up a volcano. Is driving more your speed? Book a Summer Vehicle Tour. Your knowledgeable, local guide will curate an itinerary based on your interests and give you an in-depth look at the park. You won’t even have to worry about lunch— your guide has it covered.

Or, if you'd rather tour from the comfort of your own car, book a Roam Ride Along Guide. 

Bison on the road in Yellowstone

Opt for a guide to ride along in your car

Or, opt for a winter trip to experience Yellowstone at its most beautiful. Don’t stress winter driving— your guide will pick you up and drop you off at your hotel. You’ll get to experience Lamar Valley, known as America’s Serengeti, where you may spot wildlife like bison, bears, coyotes, moose and if you’re lucky, wolves. Warm up at the end of the day with a soak at Yellowstone Hot Springs, a privately owned business located outside the park, which is included in your tour.

Yellowstone Hot Springs at night in the wintertime

End your winter tour with a hot springs soak

Owner and guide Todd Schlotfeldt is a local with a bachelor’s degree in environmental science and a background as an outdoor professional. Roam’s science-focused tours will give you a better understanding of the environment you’re experiencing through hands-on learning. Roam provides maps and compasses, altimeters, barometers, infrared thermometers and pH test kits, along with environmental instruction in the field. While these tours are great for learners of all ages, kids especially will love them.

Viewing Yellowstone wildlife with a spotting scope

Viewing Yellowstone wildlife with a spotting scope

Be sure to book your tour in advance at as dates fill up quickly. 


Two women on a Teton Excursions Trip at Yellowstone's Sapphire Pool

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Yellowstone visitors on a hike in the Grand Canyon area with Yellowstone Hiking Guides

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Grizzly bear cub

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Grizzly bear cub in Grand Teton by Yellowstone Day Tours

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Scenic Safaris tour van in Grand Teton National Park

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Bison herd in Yellowstone

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