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Address: Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel, Yellowstone National Park, WY
Phone Number: 1-866-439-7375
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This tour was very good. Our guide, Evan, was very knowledgable, accommodating and added in extra stops due to extra time we had. The tour started 40mins late due to an emergency... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Mohrsville
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

My 10 year old daughter and I did this tour departing from Roosevelt Lodge. She was the only child on the tour but she still had a great time. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and gave us suggestions on finding animals. We loved the old fashioned touring car. Dress warmly and don't sit in the back seat if you... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

This was a great tour on your first visit to the park. The guide (Evan ) was very knowledgeable . He showed us where and how to look for wildlife. He had a scope we could look at the mountain goats which were only dots on the mountains with our eyes. We saw bighorn sheep, pronghorn, bison- lots of cute... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This tour was very good. Our guide, Evan, was very knowledgable, accommodating and added in extra stops due to extra time we had. The tour started 40mins late due to an emergency, which was concerning as the earlier one goes out the more chance at seeing wildlife, but we still saw plenty and they gave a discount for the late... More 

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Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

It was a nice ride on the historical yellow bus. It is kind of expensive ($85) but I learned a lot about Yellowstone from our ranger/driver. I recommend this tour to people who are visiting the park for the first time. You would definitely see bisons, pronghorns, and elk without even trying. A very good chance to see mountain goats... More 

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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We were picked up at the Canyon Lodge at 6:15 for a five hour tour through Lamar Valley. Our guide, David, was terrific, very knowledgeable and personable, and clearly loves Yellowstone and wildlife. We had a chance to see a herd of bison up close a few times, including waiting for them to cross the road in front of us!... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This is Yellowstone and of course the animals don't respond on cue, but our guide knew where to look and we saw animals we would have missed. The mountain goats look like dots on the cliffs, but the guide showed us where to look and we got some wonderful pictures. The Lamar Valley is huge and it helped to have... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We saw a fox hunting a rabbit, osprey, bison, elk and a bighorn sheep as well as a few bear and two cubs. The tour guide was great, the people with us were great and a group of four did not show up, the guide was pretty happy with that because he said they tend to overcrowd the "busses" and... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We did the Wake Up to Wildlife Tour as part of the Trail of the Wolf snowmobile package in Feb 2015. You depart from the Mammoth Hot Springs hotel while it is still dark in a comfortable van. It is about 18 miles from the hotel to the Roosevelt Tower intersection, then another 15 or so miles through the Lamar... More 

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nashville Tn
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

This tour was wonderful. In fact, I booked it again for another day. The drivers were very knowledgeable. We left the Mammoth hotel at 7 AM while it was still dark. The guides told us about the geology and history of the area. When the sun came up we all looked for wildlife.The guides would stop (if it was safe... More 

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Gahanna, OH
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64 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I took the Wake up to Wildlife tour from the Mammoth Hotel area. This required a 6:15am departure time. Note that from this area, you will drive about 1 hour to the Roosevelt Lodge area to pick up other guests and then finally make your way to Lamar Valley. By the time you get to Lamar Valley though, the sun... More 

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