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Address: PO Box 117, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
Phone Number: 406-848-2400
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Activities: Leisure education, Hiking, Canoeing, Kayaking, Horseback riding, Viewing wildlife

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Roosevelt Rendezvous-2014

After many years of exploring Yellowstone with family, friends and on my own I finally signed up for a Yellowstone Association Institute group program. It was well-organized... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 8, 2015
TravelingBear47
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

After many years of exploring Yellowstone with family, friends and on my own I finally signed up for a Yellowstone Association Institute group program. It was well-organized, full of great options for daily activities and great fun to meet a very wide variety of people. The evening programs were great and the food was very tasty. I can understand why... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

these people are doing research all the time trying to get a better understanding of Yellowstone and its history. Please support them and check it out. Great stuff.

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Saint Helena Island, South Carolina
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63 reviews 63 reviews
12 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Use their services if you have never been to Yellowstone and want to avoid the crowds but see the area. Book a tour and it will include rooms inside the Park, van pickup each morning, and various hikes/observation stops. We saw everything but a bear.

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Burr Ridge, Illinois
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014 via mobile

This visitor center is a perfect place to begin your visit to Yellowstone. In addition to valuable information about the Park, it has quality souvenirs for all ages and my favorite to purchase Yellowstone related gifts.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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119 reviews 119 reviews
76 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014 via mobile

I hope this review is helpful to future travelers. I know that I didn't find very much information about the winter lodging and learning trips beforehand. Introduction: Our family of 5 took a week long winter package that included lodging (mammoth/old faithful), all breakfasts, lunches and one group dinner. It also included transportation, drivers, and an amazing guide. Our guide... More 

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beloit, wi
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

I am an ongoing member of this wonderful institution. It is all about educating visitors to all of the natural aspects of Yellowstone National Park. A wealth of books and brochures are available at their many park locations. They have guided tours in both winter and summer. I have visited the park for over 25 times, never tire of the... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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188 reviews 188 reviews
81 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

The Yellowstone Association sponsors an amazing range of classes and leaders. We six booked a guide (and small bus) for the day. Splitting the cost, it was a good value and a wonderful way to discover special spots.

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

This organization was recommended by a family member and it certainly paid off for our party of four. Ted was our guide and he did an amazing job of spotting and setting up the spotting scope so we felt up close and personal to the animals. We were able to see long horn sheep, coyotes, mountain goats, a momma moose... More 

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Piscataway, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

My husband and I booked for a hiking trip in Yellowstone based on the description at the institute's website. The institute offers a variety of classes and trips. The group we hiked together consisted of 10 adults and 3 teenagers including the guide and us. Our young guide, Carolyn was enthusiastic and yet prudent making my first visit to Yellowstone... More 

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lakeland, fl
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

I went to Yellowstone in June. I happened to come across the Yellowstone Association before my departure to Yellowstone. I was interested in the 2.5 day birding class offered. I called but the class was full. The person I spoke with was extremely friendly and offered to put me on the wait list. She did inform me that several others... More 

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