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An Infusion of

EXPERIENCE...

Yellowstone awaits...

Our privately guided Yellowstone tours are right for you if...

You're a traveler yearning for more than just a 'tour'.

You want a meaningful experience with your national park.

You want to experience Yellowstone National Park with a fun,

knowledgeable, truly local Naturalist Guide.

On our private, customized Yellowstone guided tours, you will:

  • dive into a rich understanding and appreciation of our complex Yellowstone geology.

  • gain insight into diverse Yellowstone wildlife populations - wolves, bears & more.

  • immerse in Yellowstone National Park's rich human and natural history.

  • take the guesswork out of where and when to go to get the most from your experience.

​About Our Yellowstone Guided Tours:

Our guides make learning and connecting to the natural world fun for everyone!

  • We'll show you how and where to look for the continent's most sought-after wildlife, including Yellowstone's bears and wolves.

  • You'll understand the rumblings beneath your feet in the world's largest active volcano on one of our Yellowstone eco tours.

  • Explore Yellowstone geology and thermal features, geysers and hot springs.

  • Hike, ski or snowshoe with a Yellowstone guide trained in bear safety and Wilderness First Aid.

  • Learn the art of fly fishing on a mountain stream through our Instructional Fly Fishing days.

  • Enjoy an outdoor education expert's drop-in lecture, or let us design your program's curriculum and itinerary.

  • We provide transportation, food, snacks and beverages for our day of adventure.

  • You bring your curiosity and sense of wonder.

We adhere to Leave No Trace principles, emphasizing a light footprint and respect for the wilderness we are visiting.

We pride ourselves on science-based, place-based, outdoor education catering to private groups, families, students, Scouts, youth groups, university programs, virtual travelers, and all those seeking a deeper understanding and connection to the natural world.

We offer guided tours from the North Entrance of Yellowstone, other park locations, and virtually. Our tours don’t just help you see nature - they help you truly connect with it.

Yellowstone Tour Testimonials

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“Thank you so much for everything you put into this tour for us. We had such a great time, learned so much, and experienced such beauty and grandeur. You successfully imparted information but beyond that, your love and respect for the ecosystem. My throat closes and my eyes water when I think of the wolf family we saw this morning. Thank you for all of it!” 
Pam and Rick

"Thank you for showing us the dangerous beauty of Yellowstone. We sure enjoyed it. The trip was awesome. I learned a lot. I won’t forget."

Paul, age 9

"You have taught us a lot about nature and quite frankly have caused me to re-evaluate what’s important to me. Words cannot express what you have given our family in these few days."

Maria S.

“You truly brought Yellowstone to life. Before our arrival, it was just a green colored corner in Wyoming. Thanks to you, we now understand that it is truly a ‘living organism’ and due all associated respect. Thank you!!!!"

John & Nancy

Please read our important COVID-19 Updates

for Summer 2021

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OUR LOCATION

We are located in Gardiner, MT and typically operate out of the North Yellowstone Gardiner entrance - the only year-round Yellowstone entrance. However, we can meet elsewhere within the park and offer guided tours park-wide. You can find additional information about the location of our Yellowstone tour packages here.

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CONTACT US

Walking Shadow Ecology

Tours of Yellowstone

PO Box 1085

Gardiner, MT 59030

Tel: 406-223-5967