Available May 26 to October 8th
Adults: $225 Children 6
to 16: $100 Kids under 6: free
This tour is designed to maximize wildlife & nature observation, photography and park ecology. Dale Robert Franz a renown professional wildlife photographer and expert naturalist with undergraduate degrees in Wildlife Biology and Geology and graduate studies in Earth Science will guide each tour. The drive along the “Buffalo Bill Scenic Byway” before even reaching the east gate of Yellowstone will give your the chance to observe, grizzly and black bears, moose, mule and whitetail deer, elk, bighorn sheep, bald eagles ospreys and more. As we enter Yellowstone through the east gate we’ll drive over Sylvan Pass a great location for bighorn sheep and grizzly bears. In the Hayden Valleys you will see large bison herds, elk and a great chance to see wolves and grizzly bears. We’ll then drive over Dunraven Pass to an elevation of nearly 9000′. It’s spectacular when multitudes of wildflower species bloom and is a home to much wildlife. We will then head for Roosevelt Junction driving through some of the best black bear habitat in the park. We’ll exit the park through the Northeast Gate. On our way out we’ll travel through the amazing Lamar Valley perhaps the best area in the world to view wild wolves. We then enter the rugged Absaroka Mountains where we may be able to spot mountain goats and is home to a good number of moose. To get back to Cody we drive over the spectacular “Dead Indian Pass” with amazing mountain scenery and abundant wildlife visible.