What airport should I fly into?
Commercial airlines serve the following airports near Yellowstone National Park all year: Cody and Jackson, WY; Bozeman and Billings, MT, and Idaho Falls, ID. The West Yellowstone, MT airport is serviced from early May to mid-October from Salt Lake City, UT.
Does YF offer a shuttle service?
Yellowstone Forever does not currently have a shuttle service available.
Is alcohol allowed at the ranch?
Yes, however it is BYOB and you must be 21+ years of age to consume.
Are tents or trailers allowed at LBR?
No, all participants must stay in a designated cabin.
How do I communicate with the instructor before the class?
All questions and communication about the program can be directed at the Instructor, who will reach out to you first. For general questions please reach the Contact Center at 406-848-2400 or [email protected]
What is an emergency number I can give family to reach me?
Can my spouse/partner stay with me and not take the class?
No, all participants must register in the class if they are utilizing lodging at the ranch.
What kind of food should I bring?
The kitchen has everything needed to make any basic meal. Breakfast and dinners typically take place at LBR and participants are able to cook full meals, however, remember you are sharing a fridge room and will have a large plastic tub (of your own) to put non-perishable items in. For many of the programs plan on bringing sack lunch items for lunch in the field. Per our Covid-19 mitigation plans, we will have participants sign up to use the kitchen in time slots, to avoid overcrowding of the facility.
Does YF provide linens for the cabins?
We do not. Please bring your own.
Can I rent equipment from YF?
YF does not have rental gear however there are locations in Bozeman, Gardiner, and Mammoth Hot Springs where gear can be reserved.
Can CPAPS be accommodated?
In most cases, yes. Please reach out to YF directly for more information.
Where can I park my car when on my Field Seminar?
There is a large, gravel parking lot at the ranch where you will be able to park your vehicle while attending your program.
Is an instructor tip included in my program payment?
Gratuities for the instructors are not included but are recommended and greatly appreciated.