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Address: Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Where the buffalo roam

This is where to come to see the Buffalo roam. They are everywhere. We also saw two Grizzly bears and one lone wolf. The wolf as I understand it is almost never seen in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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MANSFIELD TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is where to come to see the Buffalo roam. They are everywhere. We also saw two Grizzly bears and one lone wolf. The wolf as I understand it is almost never seen in the daytime.

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Freedom, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Saw LOTS of bison and some elk during our NPS Circle of Fire day long tour of the highlights of the park. Highly recommended.

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Fredericktown, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Every time we come here we get to see many bison up close without getting out of the car. Great photo ops.

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Hyannis, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We exited via the Lamar Valley in our last day at the Park. This is where all the buffalo are grazing in large herds and not just the occasional single male buffalo and lots of deer too. The Valley is just lovely and as we exited the Park in Cooke City we had the BEST iced coffee of the trip.... More 

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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

There's a lot of buffalo. They are really cool. Don't use flash photography on them. We heard someone did this and the buffalo rammed car with horns and damaged it. We heard Insurance won't cover it too.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Beautiful valley with breathtaking landscape and wildlife. Bison, elk, pronghorns are plentiful. Popular fishing areas. Well worth leaving the "loop" for this drive. Better yet, stay in one of the fun small towns outside of the northeast entrance and you'll see this every day coming and going!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We drove through a few times during our trip and saw many bison in this area. But, too bad some guests are crazy trying to get photos way too close for comfort! Enjoyable ride but be prepared for delays when bison get near or on the road. Very worth the drive though!

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

My husband and I decided to take a quick trip through the Lamar Valley at the end of a long day of sight-seeing in the park. We had heard it was the best spot to see large groups of Buffalo. Elsewhere in the park we had seen the odd single buffalo hanging out in a field, but we wanted to... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Great place to take your binoculars and look for the wolves. Packs are often seen in this area. I have also spotted a few bears here.

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Lake Mary, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We drove east from Tower on a beautiful clear day around 2 in the afternoon. We initially found some ProngHorn right next to the road shortly after crossing over the Lamar River. We then made several stops looking at isolated Bison. I recommend pressing on until you get to the main herd of several hundred Bison. Obviously they roam, but... More 

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