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Address: 555 Yellowstone Ave, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
Phone Number: +1 406-646-9591
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Description: Yellowstone Alpen Guides has operated small group and private tours in...
Yellowstone Alpen Guides has operated small group and private tours in Yellowstone for 29 years. Our naturalist/guides are experts in all things Yellowstone and are fun travel companions. They will help you experience the extraordinary wonders the Park has to offer during both winter and summer. Small group size guarantees you a personalized touch not found on most tours. A company with experienced long-term employees, we pay close attention to detail and quality and strive to be the premier guiding company in Yellowstone and the surrounding area. Join us as we explore this delicate ecosystem that is home to Old Faithful and two-thirds of the world’s geysers; where grizzly bears, wolves and other abundant wildlife roam freely. We cater to individuals, families with children and groups of all sizes. We have lodging and tour packages available; one call will take care of your Yellowstone vacation planning needs. Winter snowcoach tours operate daily to Old Faithful and the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. We offer the option of cross-country skiing or snowshoeing on our trips, and customized charters are also available. We provide shuttle services to guests staying at the Old Faithful Snow Lodge, and offer charter service to the North* (Mammoth/Gardiner) and South* (Jackson Hole) gates of the Park. Our snowcoaches are the classic, historical bombardiers, modernized for comfort and low emissions, made for over-snow travel. Summer tours include Lower Loop, Evening Wildlife Safaris, kayak tours and private customized tours to meet your desires. Whether you are a first time Yellowstone visitor or are returning for your next adventure, we can help plan your itinerary. Your trip can include things like wildlife watching, a day hike to a backcountry geyser basin, a photography safari, swimming in a thermally heated river, and seeing the sites that make Yellowstone America’s grandest Park. Alpen Guides believes it is important to protect and preserve our national treasures. We generously donate to the worthy Yellowstone Park Foundation, the West Yellowstone Foundation, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Trout Unlimited, and many other organizations dedicated to protecting the environment.
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We had a private tour of the south loop with Yellowstone Alpen Guides and John as our guide. We had a great day with John, seeing lots of wildlife and the great views that... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We had a private tour of the south loop with Yellowstone Alpen Guides and John as our guide. We had a great day with John, seeing lots of wildlife and the great views that Yellowstone has to offer. We highly recommend them to anyone who is looking for the personal tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We used Alpen Guides for one day of our 2 day trip to Yellowstone. It was money well spent. Our guide John was very knowledgeable, and showed us areas of the park we might have missed otherwise. We were traveling with 2 teenagers and they learned a lot from John. He gave us pointers for our day 2 and we... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I've done the tour in the summer and the winter with Alpen. The owner happened to be my guide a few times. He is incredible, as are the other guides. They love what they do and enjoy sharing their knowledge and answering questions.

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

John was the guide for our evening wildlife tour which lasted from 1 until 9 p.m. He kept us entertained the entire time with his knowledge of the park, the animals, the history, and stories about wayward tourists. Yes, we might have seen many of the same animals by driving around on our own; however, he knew great places to... More 

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Florence, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This is by far one of the coolest things I’ve ever done. We took a snowcoach tour at the beginning of March, and were blown away by how gorgeous Yellowstone is in winter. Our guide was awesome (Joe). He was laid-back and flexible, very knowledgable about the history of Yellowstone as well as the wildlife, he knew where to look... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Joe was our guide. He was awesome. Had great knowledge, answered all our questions, took group pictures,. You could hear the respect for Yellowstone in his voice. Can't wait to visit again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I can only say WONDERFUL things about Yellowstone Alpen Guides! I had three trips with them on our recent trip to West Yellowstone, MT and Yellowstone National Park. I was interested in a day long private photography tour so I could photograph some of the awesome Yellowstone wildlife in winter. I checked with several snowcoach companies in West Yellowstone and... More 

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Sicklerville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I have used Yellowstone Alpen Guides twice and highly recommend their tour. The guides are 1st rate and very knowledgeable. The Bombadiers are faster than the snow coaches that other services use.

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Frisco, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We were supposed to take a snow coach to Old Faithful today, but there was not enough snow on the road. We considered canceling our plans since we were really looking forward to experiencing the bombardier. However the only access to the park at this time was with a guide so we kept our reservation and rode in a van.... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We have used Yellowstone Alpen guides several times. Great service, friendly people and flexibility equals return business. They are the best photo guides in the Park. They know where the animals are. Are very flexible in where you want to go and allow you to stay in one area for as long as you want or go to another place... More 

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Address: 555 Yellowstone Ave, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
Phone Number: +1 406-646-9591
Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  West Yellowstone

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