How Yellowstone Animals Adapt for Winter

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When winter rolls around, you snuggle up by the fireside with a blanket and a cup of hot tea. Or maybe, if you live in tropical climes, you enjoy a blessed break in the heat and sun yourself without burning to a crisp.

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Don't Miss This Sightseeing Spot: Obsidian Cliff

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In all likelihood, your itinerary for your trip to Yellowstone National Park includes a stop at the infamous Old Faithful geyser and the colorful Grand Prismatic Spring, but you may have inadvertently omitted Obsidian Cliff. If you haven't included this stop on your schedule, be sure to add Obsidian Cliff to your list of must-see sites!

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Side-By-Side or ATV? See Which Rental is Right For Your Outing

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Geysers, wildlife and amazing views await your next adventure in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. If you’ve never been to this area of Wyoming, it’s a bucket-list trip unlike any other. Experiencing the gorgeous views from the seat of an ATV or Side-By-Side will let you be one with nature. Bring out your wild side as you follow the moose tracks through the backroads of Gros Ventre Mountains or Greys River Range.

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ATV Tours from Jackson Hole

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An ATV tour is the best way to see Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. At Scenic Safaris, we offer different tours ranging from half day to full day adventures. You’ll see spectacular views of the mountains and maybe even spot some wildlife. Check out these ATV tours that take off from Jackson Hole.

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Top 5 Advantages of a Guided Tour

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Experience your next trip to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks with a Scenic Safaris guided tour. Geysers, wildlife and amazing views await in this area of Jackson, Wyoming. Explore the area by ATV, river float, luxury van or foot with one of our trained guides. Here are the top five advantages of a guided tour.

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Which Jackson Hole ATV Tour Should I Take?

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There are so many ways to experience the natural beauty of Jackson Hole, but our favorite is from the seat of an ATV. Cruising through backroads with the Grand Tetons in your rearview is about as close to perfect as you can get. At Scenic Safaris, we’re here to give you the adventure of a lifetime. Many adventure seekers like to take advantage of our knowledge of the area with a guided ATV Tour. Are you considering an ATV tour, but aren’t sure which one to choose? Take this quiz to help you decide which Jackson Hole ATV tour you should take.

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Why You Should Visit Yellowstone in the Spring

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Wondering whether or not Yellowstone National Park is worth a visit this spring? The answer is a pretty straightforward yes. With rolling meadows, soaring mountain peaks and meandering waterways, this jewel of a park is beloved any time of year – but spring brings some unique perks. Here are five of our favorite.

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​No Bull: The Bison of Yellowstone (in Photos)

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Once, there were only 25 bison left inside Yellowstone National Park. Today, there are thousands of bison on park grounds. Tourists flock to Yellowstone in summer and fall to witness herds of bison foraging for grasses and rolling in the dirt. Group adventures like Scenic Safaris’ Yellowstone Lower Loop Tour cross the territory of these majestic animals, making it likely that guests will come home with a photo or two of Yellowstone’s herds. If you’re interested in learning more about the bison of Yellowstone, here are a few facts to get you started.

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​QUIZ: What’s NOT Hibernating at Grand Teton?

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The majestic landscape isn’t the only reason that nearly five million people visit Grand Teton National Park every year. Along with hiking, wildlife spotting is one of the most popular pastimes on park grounds.

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​Yellowstone’s Grizzlies and Other Wildlife

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The grizzly bears of Yellowstone National Park are finally out of danger – at least, according to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. After more than four decades of protection as an endangered species, the park’s most famous residents are set to be de-listed by the end of the summer.

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​Wildlife in Grand Teton: A Printable Checklist

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More than 4 million people travel to Grand Teton National Park each year. With more than 310,000 acres of pristine wilderness and a mountain summit towering 13,770 feet above sea level, the park is a haven for wildlife as well as hikers, rafters and mountaineers. The more secluded paths around Kelly Loop and Antelope Flats, in the eastern section of the park, are home to larger mammals including deer and bison.

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Look To The Skies | The Birds of Yellowstone

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Yellowstone National Park is known for its amazing wildlife viewing opportunities year-round. Yet when most people think about the wildlife in Yellowstone, they picture bison, bears, elk, moose, or even wolves. At Scenic Safaris, we like to remind folks that not all of the amazing wildlife at Yellowstone can be found on the ground. Over 300 species of birds have been observed within park boundaries since it was established in March 1872. Here are a few to watch for on your next visit...
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Grand Teton Tour | Shane Cabins & More

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Experience the beauty and wonder of Grand Teton National Park from the comfort of a luxury van with Scenic Safaris. When most people think of the Teton backcountry, they envision a land of golden eagles, bison, and moose. While the wilderness of the Teton backcountry may be the realm of wildlife now, in the early 1900s, homestead settlements dotted the landscape. Although most of these log homes were dismantled to build larger cabins, our Grand Teton half-day van tour includes a visit to one of the most important historical sites in the area: the Luther Taylor homestead.
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See Jackson Hole Wildlife Up-Close

Category: Wildlife Tours

In the quiet of winter, the wildlife of Grand Teton National Park becomes a beautiful winter wonderland. Jackson Hole wildlife tours during these months offer fantastic opportunities for wildlife viewing. At Scenic Safaris, our Grand Teton Wildlife Luxury Van Tour gives visitors a chance to observe the majestic animals that live in and around Grand Teton National Park.
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Yellowstone Day Tours for the Snowmobile Adventurer

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At Scenic Safaris, we understand that it takes more than just one day to experience the best that Yellowstone National Park has to offer in winter. That's why we've put together our famous Yellowstone day tours that stretch over the course of several days. Choose from two, three, or six-day snowmobile tours that take you into the wild of this protected area for adventure like you've never experienced before.
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Bison Facts: Get to Know Yellowstone's Shaggy Behemoth

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When people come to Yellowstone National Park and ask for Yellowstone facts, they almost always want to know about the bison. The largest land mammal in the North America has become so well linked to Yellowstone. These once abundant animals are some of the most popular wildlife at Yellowstone for good reason. From their size to their speed, everything about bison is extraordinary and their survival as a species is inextricably tied to Yellowstone.
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Meet the Gray Wolf: A Yellowstone Wildlife Success Story

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Believe it or not, it was once open season for gray wolves in Yellowstone National Park. When the park was first formed in 1872, the gray wolf was considered an undesirable predator, and it was actually the government who all but eradicated them. Wolf-killing went on in the park right up until 1926, when conservationists became aware of the damage of eliminating an entire species. According to records reported by Adolph Murie, a noted biologist of the time, over 100 gray wolves were killed by Yellowstone park rangers between 1916 and 1924.

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Jackson Hole ATV Rental This Summer

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Jackson Hole may be best known for its winter skiing, but locals know that there’s something pretty amazing about the beauty of a mountain summer. The mild temperatures, combined with abundant plant and wildlife make the summer months the ideal time to explore Yellowstone via ATV. Here are just a few of the reasons you should wander through Yellowstone with a Jackson Hole ATV Rental this summer.

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Guided Yellowstone Tour For Your Family

Category: Wildlife Tours

Families come in all shapes and sizes. Whether you have little ones, teenagers, or grown up children, your family can enjoy the vacation of a lifetime on a Guided Yellowstone Tour.

Imagine exploring and taking in all the wonder of this vast, unspoiled wilderness. With so much to see and do, you do not want to miss out on a single thing. When you book a Scenic Safaris Guided Yellowstone Tour, we will show you the highlights of this amazing national park, as well as some sights that you may not have discovered on your own.

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Grand Teton Tours | Geological History

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Stretching for more than 3,000 miles across the Western United States and into Canada stands the majestic Rocky Mountain Range. Over 55 million years old, this massive divide began its reach upward to heights of over 14,000 feet. Making up this amazing wonder are a series of smaller mountain ranges that include the Beartooth, Absaroka, and Tetons; of them all the Tetons are the youngest. Only 9 to 12 million years old, this spectacular mountain range that lies just south of Yellowstone National Park features the Grand Teton Mountain, all 13,770 feet of it. When you come along on one of Scenic Safaris’ spectacular Grand Teton tours, you will discover the beauty, wonder, and mystique of this picturesque Western wilderness.

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Old Faithful Tours | Mudspots, Hot Springs & Geysers

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When you book one of Scenic Safaris' Old Faithful tours, inside America's famed Yellowstone National Park, you'll see, feel, smell and maybe even taste the adventure of a lifetime.

Yellowstone Park features an exotic assortment of hydrothermal features to rival any other area of the world. Hydrothermal refers to heated water, and if you've ever longed to be on-site when Old Faithful blows her top, Old Faithful tours are the way to do it.

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Yellowstone ATV Tours During Elkfest

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In the late spring of every year, the residents of Jackson Hole, Wyoming take to the streets to enjoy Elkfest; a celebration of all things elk and antler. No matter whether you're a local craftsman hoping to buy a few hundred pounds of elk antler, or you're enjoying your first-ever Scenic Safaris Yellowstone ATV family vacation, you'll have a great time when you stop by Elkfest.

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Celebrate the 100th Birthday of National Parks with Yellowstone Mountain Guides

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August 25, 2016, is an exciting day for outdoor enthusiasts across America and our Yellowstone mountain guides in particular; this day marks the 100th birthday of the National Park Service. On this day one hundred years ago, President Woodrow Wilson signed The Act to Establish a National Park Service. This powerful turned over control and responsibility of America's most cherished lands, waters, and even monuments over to a single organization to maintain for the public trust.

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Yellowstone in the Spring | ATV Adventures

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When you visit Yellowstone in the spring, you'll not only enjoy the beautiful scenery, but you'll also be able witness to exciting events that only happen here as winter makes its transition to warmer temperatures.

With the melting off snow, spring is one of the best times to sign up for the fun with Scenic Safaris on an ATV adventure. Few adventures rival the thrill of zooming along the scenic wilderness from the comfort of your own ATV. Scenic Safaris' guided ATV tours offer you a most exciting way to interact with this peaceful paradise.

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