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Yellowstone Wilderness Outfitters

Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Horseback Riding Stables, Sports
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Type: Horseback Riding Stables, Sports
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Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I went on the Thorofare trail and it was wonderful, my camp mates where great and Jett and his guides enhanced the experience with their expertise and kindness. I have camped in other national parks, but this was by far the most fun and positive-in regards to guides and camp mates. Plus the horses and mules (especially the mules) where... More 

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We have not long been back from spending 6 days out on the Thorofare Trail with YWO and I can honestly say that we have had one of the best experiences of our lives. Yellowstone is just a beautiful place and we wanted to be right in the middle of it...and thats exactly what we got. What better way to... More 

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Lewisburg, Tennessee, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I have discovered one of the most unique places for geography, geothermal, and wildlife while on horseback. Yellowstone Outfitters gave me a way to see this strange and wonderful place. Superheated water sends plumes of steam wafting over the horizon against a background of granite rock and lodge pole pines. Roaring streams of water cascade over rounded stones, racing downward... More 

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Cleveland, Tennessee
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5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We took a half day ride near Mammoth Hot Springs. Carrie was our guide and was professional, friendly and obviously knew a lot about what she was doing. It would have been more interesting if we had done a loop, but it was an in and out trail, so you saw the same scenery twice. They do full day and... More 

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San Rafael, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We've gone on 6-day pack trips with Jett and co twice now, and it's the best money we've ever spent on any vacation, without a doubt. Our first trip with them was our delayed honeymoon in 2011. Though we've spent hundreds of nights camping from cars, motorcycles, skis, and on-foot, everywhere from state parks to backcountry sites nationwide, I was... More 

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Granite Bay, California
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We paid up front for two of us to go on a full-day horseback ride. The day before the ride weather report called for 30% chance of thunderstorms for the next day. We contacted them and were told there were no refunds and that the ride would go on "rain or shine". The next morning there was a 50% chance... More 

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Jetthitt, Owner at Yellowstone Wilderness Outfitters, responded to this review

Yes, we go rain or shine, and all of our literature says so. This person was told repeatedly to bring rain gear, and as she indicates in the review, she was already trying to cancel when there was only a 30% chance of rain. If we cancelled every time there was a 30% chance, there would be few horseback rides... More 

Grand Junction, Colorado, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We wanted to safely see the Thorofare region of Yellowstone, since it is heavily populated with grizzlies. We enjoyed a great group of people, and Jett is very entertaining. His staff works very hard for the clients, the horses and the mules. We plan to do another trip with YWO.

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Coquitlam, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We did a half day ride in the middle of August this year. My Boyfriend had basically never been on a horse and now we were heading out for a couple of hours. Carrie is amazing! She gave an excellent safety demo for what do do on the ground around the horses and while up on their backs. The horses... More 

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Sunset, Texas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Carrie was a sweet Guide. She packed an awesome lunch - so much we could not eat it all. She was very attentive to all our needs. My boys loved the trip even though it was pouring rain and 44 degrees.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Best adventure ever! This was a 4 day, 3 night trip that was everything I thought it would be and more. I reviewed several outfitters wedsites before deciding on Yellowstone Wilderness Outfitters with Jett Hitt and I certainly was not disappointed. I had never ridden a horse before but I have always wanted to see the back country on horse... More 

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