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The Wild Side Wildlife Tours & Treks

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Gardiner, MT 59030-7762
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Life-changing experience

Visiting YNP in winter and seeing wolves was a bucket list item for me, and this fabulous trip did... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
laura n
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Grantham, New Hampshire
Wolf trip

Linda and Nathan were conscientious hosts who did an amazing job accommodating a variety of diets... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brandi W
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We are a small tour company that specializes in wildlife sightings in northern Yellowstone. Our specialty is wolf and bear watching and all of our guides are experienced wildlife biologists who are also very personable. We have been in business over 10 years, and consistently provide a very fun and memorable outing in the park.
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Gardiner, MT 59030-7762
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visiting YNP in winter and seeing wolves was a bucket list item for me, and this fabulous trip did not disappoint. Bonnie was absolutely the best--knowledgeable about all things wild, considerate of her guests' needs, connected to the wolf-watching network, responsive to changing conditions, well-prepared...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Linda and Nathan were conscientious hosts who did an amazing job accommodating a variety of diets for our group, planning logistics, and clearly communicating plans. We had delicious food and engaging conversation throughout our visit in Gardiner, Montana. Our guides were exceptionally wise and well...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to see a wide range of wildlife with an emphasis on wolves then The Wild Side should be your first option. Nathan Varley and Linda Thurstion have built a well oiled machine that will not let you down in any aspect of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second trip to Yellowstone in winter and we are planning the third. The Wild Side Wildlife Tours are exceptional in every way. From the moment you inquire about the trip you receive stellar service and are provided with information from what clothing...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I remember reading reviews like these last year. They helped me, nudged me along. The lure of Yellowstone had already been working me for a while by then. During that time though I seemed content to be a distant admirer. I enjoyed books and documentaries...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing experience with such experienced guides who were able to get us to spot wolf packs howling, grizzly bears, herds of buffalo, elk, prong horn deer, big horn rams, and mountain goats in their hillside caves. They made Yellowstone come alive with expert knowledge...and such...More

Thank KAren F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Leo was an amazing guide and my wife and I had a blast! We witnessed three wolf packs, many bison, deer, pronghorn, and mountain goats. We would highly recommend these guided tours to all nature and wild life lovers. This was truly an experience that...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing day watching wildlife in the majestic Yellowstone. The guides are extremely knowledgeable and able to share that in a way that really enhances the experience. We saw wolves, bison, elk, pronghorn, bald eagles, a bear and more. Breakfast was set up in the tailgate...More

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Reviewed March 14, 2018

Six of us (family members and friends) went on a daylong winter Yellowstone Wolf Tracker tour at the end of January, 2018, and we could not have been more pleased. Everything about this company is first rate. My emails to reserve and pay for the...More

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Reviewed February 26, 2018

This is my second year experiencing wild life viewing in Yellowstone. Nathan and Linda are not only great tour leaders but extremely knowable about just about everything in the Park. If you want a true winter experience viewing wolves and other wildlife this is the...More

Thank Ed P
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Irishlass1107
February 27, 2018|
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Response from 3156CJN | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are, not sure what days they have available but look at their website to get their email or phone number and contact them ASAP and they can give you all the information you need.
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bobcat200
September 7, 2017|
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Response from sue4fun | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest you contact Yellowstone Wolf Tracker directly.
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barnescc
June 17, 2016|
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Response from Steve D | Reviewed this property |
Hi - I recommend you contact Wolftracker directly; they were so helpful to us in our planning and in helping us with other options and resources in the park.
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