Private Tours

Make the most out of your trip to Yellowstone and book a private tour with one of Yellowstone Forever’s educators. We offer five summer tour options from wildlife watching in Lamar to a family-focused adventure. All programs will connect participants to the stories behind the fascinating sights and sounds of Yellowstone.

All private tours include:

  • Delicious field breakfast and lunch catered by Tumbleweed Bookstore & Cafe in Gardiner, MT
  • Hot beverage service
  • In-park and local pick-up, transportation via a 14-passenger minibus and/or transit van (Pick-ups only available in Gardiner, MT (up to 10 miles out of town) and Mammoth Hot Springs)
  • Eight hours of educational programming with a Yellowstone Forever Field Educator
  • High powered scopes and binoculars (Digiscoping equipment available)
  • Field equipment, as needed

Yellowstone Family Tour | This tour is designed for families with children (ages 8-12) who want to have a truly memorable experience in Yellowstone. We will incorporate the junior ranger program and other activities for the whole family to enjoy while handling all logistics of the program. Read the tour itinerary.

Yellowstone Day Hiking | This tour is designed for those who want to explore Yellowstone on foot. For those wanting to have a more active adventure in Yellowstone, participants will explore Yellowstone’s backcountry. Read the tour itinerary.

Lamar Valley Wildlife Watching – This tour is designed for those who want to focus on viewing and learning about wildlife along Yellowstone’s famous northern range and Lamar Valley. This tour heads out early in the morning for the best chance of catching Yellowstone’s charismatic megafauna when they’re most active. Read the tour itinerary.

Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone – This tour is designed for those who want to explore the natural and geologic history of Yellowstone with epic views of Yellowstone’s Grand Canyon. The morning will be spent wildlife watching along the Yellowstone’s famous northern range on the way to Yellowstone’s Grand Canyon area. Read the tour itinerary.

Geysers, Mudpots, and Hot Springs – This tour is designed for those who want to explore Yellowstone’s geyser basins and learn about the supervolcano just beneath the surface. Yellowstone is home to the world’s greatest concentration of hydrothermal features – more than 10,000. Read the tour itinerary.

Find the date you are interested below and select the program you are interested in during the registration process.

Lodging may be available at our Overlook Field Campus. Click here to learn more, and mark the box in your registration if you are interested in that option and we will reach out to you.

Don’t see availability for the date you want? Sign up for our waitlist, and we will call you if something opens up.

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