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Find the Animal Friday: The One With the Badger and the Bighorn Sheep

You never know what you’ll see in Yellowstone National Park. Whether it is your first visit or your 500th, the park is always different. Watching wildlife in the park is no different. There are those who are jaded and think that once they see an animal, they can check it off their list and move …

What To Expect When Taking Your Pet To Yellowstone National Park

If you are hoping to hike or walk the boardwalks of Yellowstone National Park, the following information may not be what many want to read: Yellowstone National Park is not the place to take your pet if you want to see any sites beyond the pavement of the park.  I sincerely apologize for being a …

Find The Animal Friday: The One With The Coyote Ears

This week’s Find the Animal Friday comes from the Blacktail Plateau region of Yellowstone National Park. On a mid-January day, as the sun started to work down toward the western horizon, I was heading back to my car after checking out conditions of a trail I offer snowshoe tours on. The route had been pretty …

The Entrances to Yellowstone National Park

If you are heading to Yellowstone National Park this year, you have a lot of decisions to make. When will you visit? Where will you stay? What will you eat? What will you see? When will you book a hiking tour with me to cool, lesser-known destinations?  One of the other questions you will need …

Find The Animal Friday: The One With The Ermine

It is once again Friday, which means we are happy to post another round of “Find the Animal Friday,” my mostly regulate weekly post to help you get your eyes ready for your Yellowstone National Park wildlife watching adventure. This week, we are searching for the illusive short-tailed weasel, also known as an ermine.Yellowstone National …

Find The Animal Friday: The One With The Coyote In Lamar

December 16th, 2022 Each week on the social media pages of The Outdoor Society, I have been posting “Find the Animal Friday” images from Yellowstone National Park.Some are easy, some are hard, but all are done to help you get ready to spot wildlife when you visit Yellowstone National Park. This week, I am sharing …

Seven Winter Wonderland Adventures Around Paradise Valley, Montana

North of Yellowstone National Park’s famed North Entrance and south of the iconic town of Livingston, Montana, you’ll find Paradise Valley. Split in half by the majestic Yellowstone River and flanked to the east by the tower Absaroka-Beartoooth Mountains and Wilderness, there are few places that inspire adventure as much here. While the area is …

Where to See the Bighorn Sheep Rut Around Yellowstone National Park

There is nothing quite like seeing two bighorn sheep rams slam their horned heads against each other. As they turn and twist their heads, getting ready for impact, a stillness fills the air before a deafening crack echos off the cliffs from the hard heads crashing together. They may repeat the battle a few times, …