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Fall Wolf and Elk Discovery Package

To make your package reservation online, complete this form or call us at 307-344-7311.

Observe Elk and Wolves in the Wild

Team up with a Yellowstone Forever Field Educator to discover wolves and elk, Yellowstone’s marquee predator and prey species. The elk mating season, or rut, spans late summer and fall where we’ll take plenty of time to enjoy and discuss the dramatic displays of mating bulls. Wolves are more elusive in fall but sunrise wildlife watching trips will still give us a good chance of observing wolves in the wild. Other activities include short hikes in wolf and elk habitat that includes discussions on the behavior, ecology, and management of both species. View the itinerary.

Lodging & Learning programs are offered in partnership with Yellowstone Forever.

Activity Level

Hikes up to 3 miles per day with elevation gains up to 600 feet. Some off-trail hiking possible.

Package Includes

  • Four nights atMammoth Hot Springs Hotel & Cabins
  • In-park transportation
  • Three boxed breakfasts and three boxed lunches
  • One welcome gift per adult
  • Expert instruction provided by Yellowstone Forever Field Educator

2024 Package Rates

  • $1,535 per person, double occupancy*
  • $2,105 per person, single occupancy*

Terms & Conditions

*Rates include taxes, fees and gratuity. (Exception: The NPS Entrance fee is not included and Lodging & Learning packages do not include gratuity for Yellowstone Forever Field Educator and are at the discretion of the participants.) Rates, taxes and fees subject to change and based on approved local, state, and NPS fees at the time of the session date.

2024 Fall Wolf & Elk Discovery Package Dates
Arrival DateDeparture DateAvailability**
Monday 09/02/24Friday 09/06/24Going Fast - Book Now!
Tuesday 09/03/24Saturday 09/07/24Available
Monday 09/09/24Friday 09/13/24Limited Availability
Tuesday 09/10/24Saturday 09/14/24Limited Availability
Monday 09/16/24Friday 09/20/24Going Fast - Book Now!
Tuesday 09/17/24Saturday 09/21/24Available
Monday 09/23/24Friday 09/27/24Limited Availability
Tuesday 09/24/24Saturday 09/28/24Available

**Availability at the time of booking may vary from what is shown above.

Each session is limited to a maximum of 13 participants. A minimum of 4 participants is required for session to operate. Participants will be advised no later than 30 days prior to package start date if package minimum is not met. Minimum age to participate is 12 years old

What Guests Are Saying...


“Amanda was an excellent guide. Extremely knowledgeable, patient and positive.” – Malinda, MT


“It was action packed days! Maybe a four day option? I was thrilled with the experience” – Shellee, IL


“Honestly the whole experience was amazing and we’ve been suggesting all our friends do one of these lodging and learning programs.”
– Alicia & Michael


“It was excellent in every way. Sam Archibald was encyclopedic in his knowledge.” – James & Cheryl, ID