Cultural Tours

Yellowstone Forever Cultural Tours are led by Tribal members with an association to Yellowstone National Park. Through these unique experiences, participants will learn first-hand about the significance of these lands through an Indigenous lens.

Indigenous stories offer a unique way to understand the power of the natural world and our human connections to it. Cultural Tours will inspire discussion about Indigenous peoples’ ways of knowing and being, while pondering how these wisdoms translate into our own actions and stewardship to the land for the benefit of generations to come.


Join us!

Each tour will start at the Yellowstone Forever Headquarters located in Gardiner, MT at 10:00 am and return by 4:00 pm. The tours are limited to 12 people and is $50 per person plus tax.

These tours include:

  • Transportation via a 14-passenger minibus and/or transit van (round trip)
  • Eight hours of educational programming with a cultural expert and Yellowstone Forever Field Educator.
  • Use of high-powered scopes and binoculars
  • Park entry fees (for the duration of the program)

What to bring:

  • Meals are not included. Please pack meals for in the field – breakfast (or eat before the tour) lunch, snacks, and water.
  • Layered clothing to best prepare for all weather types.
  • Camera, if you desire to take photos, however, note that this is not a photo tour.
  • Gratuities are not included but are recommended and greatly appreciated.
*These cultural tours are available at a highly discounted rate, so no other discounts will apply*

Tour dates:

  • Monday, August 5th with Chris LaTray
  • Tuesday, August 6th with Chris LaTray
  • Thursday, August 8th with Jesse DesRosier
  • Friday, August 9th with Lailani Upham- Bear Chief
  • Saturday, August 10th with Lailani Upham- Bear Chief

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