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Address: Yellowstone National Park, WY
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We saw scareface(old grizzly)on the river...wwhhhhaaa A few hours before people saw also gray wolf on the otherside from the road. The valley is also a place to see a lot of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Leuven, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

We saw scareface(old grizzly)on the river...wwhhhhaaa A few hours before people saw also gray wolf on the otherside from the road. The valley is also a place to see a lot of bison&is a wonderful spot Its a busy place(cars&people) because everybody want to see a real bear:-) It was finally the very famous Scareface...yes!!!!!!!

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

the best time to visit is dawn and dusk,,,if u are too keen then go with telescopes...ppl are there waiting ...some spotted and watching wildlife.. can watch bears , wolves...coyotes...great scenic drive.. not a misss

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Madisonville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

This is where there are a lot of animals. Didn't see any wolves, but others say they have. Bison, elk, deer, Grizzly bears, Black bears, and even Marmot. More Bison than you can count.

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Thus is nature. raw. Bring food and water. There are no stores in Lamar Valley. Plan to spend the day. Go slow. Wait for animals. You will see a lot if you give it time. Rangers are helpful.

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Noosa, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

This part of the national park is crammed with animals. We watched a grizzly bear forage for food In the sage bushes. Inevitable when a coup,e of cars stop to view, the road jams with everyone out watching and taking shots. The ranger had to come along and shout 'everyone back in your vehicles... A grizzly is crossing the road'... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

You can pull off the road and scan the Lamar Valley for so much wildlife. We saw a black wolf, black bear with her 3 cubs and a brown bear with her 2 cubs. Not to mention a Bald Eagle, Sandhill crane, Great Blue Heron, Antelope, Bison with their calves and multiple Moose.

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Pasco, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Saw wolves, bison, coyotes, elk, grizzly bears. Got lots of photos. This is the best place to go in Yellowstone or the Tetons if you want to watch wildlife.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Don't miss this part of Yellowstone if you're visiting, but do bring a few supplies: water, snacks, and binoculars or a spotting scope, if you can get your hands on one. There aren't many amenities in this part of Yellowstone. Get there early, because animals are crepuscular, so plan on arriving by 9 AM at the latest (we drove through... More 

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Los Gatos CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

It is a bit of a challenge to get up and be on the road before 4 AM but it was worth it. There is much to behold in this distant valley---wolves, black bear, grizzly bear, the ubiquitous bison and more.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We saw so much wildlife on the road through the Lamar Valley. We were lucky enough to see my top 2 animals...Bear and a Moose. Go early in the morning for the best chances of spotting them, although even on the way back in the afternoon we saw loads of bison, elk, fox etc. There are plenty of places to... More 

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