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Yellow Wood Guiding - Private Tours

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Address: 241 B Courtney Lane, Estes Park, CO 80517
Phone Number: 303-775-5484
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Description: Private customized Wildlife, Photo, and Nature Tours in Rocky Mountain...
Private customized Wildlife, Photo, and Nature Tours in Rocky Mountain National Park. Tours are limited to 4 guests, in a covered vehicle. Each guest is provided the best binoculars and camera gear available, coupled with the outstanding knowledge our guide offers. See more scenery, more wildlife, and take better pictures during your trip. No other guide service in Rocky can offer a better private customized experience.
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Jared is undoubtedly the best professional guide for the RMNP!!!!!!!!!

My wife and I spent six hours with Jared on a 6 hour nature tour. We saw numerous bull elks, with two sparring. The photos were outstanding. Before that we saw a moose eating... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Estes Park, Colorado
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Estes Park, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

My wife and I spent six hours with Jared on a 6 hour nature tour. We saw numerous bull elks, with two sparring. The photos were outstanding. Before that we saw a moose eating in a stream with her calf nearby. We were able to see more elk and their calves than we could count. I was able to get... More 

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Houston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

My husband and I wanted an opportunity to see wildlife at Rocky Mountain National Park and selected Yellow Wood Guiding for a private tour. The business is owned and operated by Jared Gricoskie. Prior to our tour he asked several questions to determine what we most wanted to see then recommended a 4-hour tour. Jared picked my husband and I... More 

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Dorset
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We had a brilliant time on this tour and saw everything we could have possibly wanted to, from pika and marmot to 3 moose. Jared is a very personable, knowledgable guide and we learnt a lot. This was a great start to our holiday in Colorado.

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NW Chicago Suburbs, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

My family of 4 took Jared's wildlife evening tour. It was a great way to see the park and Jared knew just where to look for animals. We saw sheep, elk, moose, a marmot, and more. He is a wealth of information about the area, the plants and animals of the park, and the conservation efforts taking place by the... More 

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Polk City, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

If you ever find yourself fortunate enough to come to Rocky Mountain National Park, My husband and I HIGHLY recommend you contact Jared at Yellow Wood (reference to Robert Frost) Guiding. <http://ywguiding.com/> We spent time with Jared in 2014, and again in 2015. Whether you are a photographer or not, Jared's depth of knowledge about the animals and nature of... More 

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Green Cove Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

You will be visiting the Estes Park/RMNP area and despite all of your internet research, reading of tour books and talking with friends, you are still going to miss many things that you should have seen. Jared is the "one man band" behind Yellow Wood. Let him be your guide, literally. We discovered YWG on Tripadvisor, shortly after booking our... More 

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Peoria, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We registered for a morning and evening tour based on positive TripAdvisor ratings; needless to say Jared was an excellent tour guide. He customized the tour to tour our wishes and knew where to take us to make the most of our time. Not only did we see an abundance of Wildlife and beautiful landscape but Jared gave us a... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We did a sunrise tour on the tundra for both photography and to see the wildlife in RMNP. Jared was exceptional in his knowledge of nature and wildlife in the area and a blast to do some photography with! He was very personable and adaptable. Next year, we hope to do a sunset tour.

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Ellicott City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Writing this a little late since we visited RMNP at the end of April 2015. Had only one day to visit & Jared definitely made the most of it for us! From asking us exactly what we wanted to get out of the tour to showing us every nook & cranny worth visiting (that were open during this time of... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Jared provided my husband and I with the perfect individualized tour. He is very informative about the wildlife, and nature of the RMNP. He is also a photography instructor, which was a huge benefit for me. We saw female big horned sheep with their babies, female elk and babies, and a male elk on this tour. Jared provided us with... More 

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