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Oxbow Bend, Wyoming

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Grand Teton & Yellowstone 4-Day/3-Night Wildlife Adventure

1. Grand Teton & Yellowstone 4-Day/3-Night Wildlife Adventure

Visit world-famous Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks on an African safari-style 4-day, 3-night adventure. Accommodation with breakfast is included. Your expert, naturalist guide will lead you through the famous landmarks and show you an unforgettable collection of mountains, geysers, and wildlife. Detailed Itinerary Day 1: Grand Teton Dusk Adventure Your adventure begins on a gorgeous evening wildlife safari in Grand Teton National Park. Your afternoon will be filled with wildlife viewing in Grand Teton National Park. Bison, moose, bald eagles, pronghorn, coyotes, and mule deer are animals commonly seen during this portion of the tour. Keep your eyes open and cameras at the ready for possible bear sightings as well. Night 1: Accommodation in Jackson Hole, Wyoming at The Lexington Hotel (or similar subject to availability) Day 2: Grand Teton and Yellowstone Wildlife Depart early from Jackson, Wyoming to explore more of Grand Teton National Park and then head into Yellowstone National Park and stop to observe more wildlife along the way. This will also be a day filled with history, park landmarks, and world-famous scenery. You will see Oxbow Bend, Yellowstone Lake, West Thumb Geyser Basin, Hayden Valley, and the Upper and Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River on this day. Then, end your day outside of Yellowstone's East entrance in Cody, Wyoming. Night 2: Lodge accommodation in Cody, Wyoming (near East Yellowstone Entrance). Day 3: Yellowstone National Park Wildlife and Scenic Upper Loop Adventure On this day, you will spend the morning visiting the world-famous Buffalo Bill Center of the West Museum in Cody and then back into Yellowstone National Park via the northeast entrance. Spend the afternoon and evening wildlife viewing in the Upper Loop of Yellowstone National Park's Lamar Valley. Lamar Valley is known for its excellent wildlife viewing opportunities. End the day going to Cooke City, Montana for the night. Night 3: Lodge accommodation in Cooke City, Montana Day 4: Hydrothermals, Wildlife Viewing, and Old Faithful Spend the last day of touring focusing on Yellowstone's major hydrothermal features. You will have an opportunity to walk around the boardwalks at Fountain Paint Pots and Mud Pots and the world-famous Old Faithful Geyser. Guests will have time to explore and shop at The Old Faithful Inn as well before making your way back through Grand Teton National Park viewing wildlife and returning to Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

From Jackson: Grand Teton National Park Tour

2. From Jackson: Grand Teton National Park Tour

After being picked up from your place of lodging anywhere in Jackson or Teton Village. The local supplier can make arrangements to meet lodgers staying in outlying areas at a convenient location. Head directly into Grand Teton National Park and begin exploring the breathtaking landscapes and amazing wildlife to be found within the park. Start the morning with a drive up the Gros Ventre river towards Kelly and Mormon row. This is a great area to spot moose, bulls, and cows. Then, enjoy a bit of history as you drive along Mormon Row, then back towards Moose Junction. Head into the heart of Grand Teton National Park from there along the Park loop road north road towards Jackson Lake. Explore points of interests such as Signal Mountain, Jackson Lake, Willow Flats, Oxbow Bend, Elk Ranch Flats, Dead Man’s Bar, Snake River Overlook, and many more. Returning to Jackson by about 11:30 AM. In addition to the many spectacular vistas and natural wonders that Grand Teton National Park has to offer, enjoy the chance to view the multitude of wildlife that makes Grand Teton it’s home. Bears, wolves, elk, moose, deer, eagles, all are common sights on the tour.

Grand Teton National Park: Full-Day Tour with Boat Ride

3. Grand Teton National Park: Full-Day Tour with Boat Ride

Head to Antelope Flats and Mormon Row for iconic views of the Tetons, then take a 1-hour boat ride on Jenny Lake. Discover Oxbow Bend, Pacific Creek, Jackson Lake, and Signal Lake all in one day. Begin your tour with pickup from Jackson or Teton Village. Enjoy a light breakfast and head to explore the best spots in Grand Teton National Park. Search for wildlife, including elk, bison, bears, moose, eagles, and foxes. There will be plenty of photo stops where you can snap a picture with your own camera or enjoy the views with provided binoculars. Then, get ready for the boat ride to the base of Mount Teewinot and back. There you can enjoy a hike to Hidden Falls waterfall or just relax by the lake. Be prepared to be amazed by the beautiful scenery around you. At the mid-point of your tour, enjoy a delicious picnic-style lunch. Throughout your exciting day, learn about many features of Grand Teton National Park, including its history, geology, and wildlife, from your knowledgeable guide.

From Jackson: Grand Teton Wildlife & Scenery Tour with Lunch

4. From Jackson: Grand Teton Wildlife & Scenery Tour with Lunch

Immerse yourself in the postcard-worthy scenery of Grand Teton National Park on this insightful trip to all of its major spots. Enjoy a transfer from your accommodation in Jackson and travel through striking mountains and lakes, while staying on the lookout for diverse wildlife. Head into the park with your expert guide and learn about the many historical and geological features of Grand Teton. Stop at Jenny Lake Overlook, Jackson Lake, Oxbow Bend, Snake River Overlook, Mormon Row, and many other scenic sites with incredible photo ops. Allow your guide to teach you about the park's local wildlife and point out the most majestic species. Take advantage of high-quality binoculars for the possibility to spot grizzly and black bears, moose, eagles, elk, bison, wolves, coyotes, foxes, and much more. Keep your energy levels up throughout the day with a delicious picnic lunch, or restaurant lunch in the event of cold weather.

Wyoming: Grand Teton National Park Self-Guided Driving Tour

5. Wyoming: Grand Teton National Park Self-Guided Driving Tour

Embark on a self-guided tour of Grand Teton National Park using an app that functions as your guide, audio tour, and map. Discover the park's most spectacular lookouts, learn about its history, and get to know the local wildlife. Start your adventure by downloading the app that will serve as your personal guide throughout this trip. Then, head to the Jackson Hole Visitor Center where you'll find everything you need to start your journey. From here, make your way toward Teton Village while you learn about the unusual history of Jackson Hole and the formation of the Tetons themselves. Your drive will take you through the Laurence S. Rockefeller Preserve, a 1,106-acre refuge within the park. See landmarks like the Chapel of the Transfiguration, a relic of a bygone era, and Mount Moran, rising a staggering 6,000 feet above the lake at its base. Drive through Colter Bay, one of the premier camping spots in the park and a great place to stop if you plan to spend the night. Visit Cattleman’s Bridge and marvel at the views from Oxbow Bend. Discover one of the clearest lakes in the whole country and take an optional ferry across the lake to a lovely lookout point. End your tour of the park at the National Elk Refuge, home to the biggest herd of elk on earth.

From Jackson: 2-Day Grand Teton and Yellowstone Tour

6. From Jackson: 2-Day Grand Teton and Yellowstone Tour

Explore the stunning scenery and native flora and fauna of two of America’s most iconic national parks: Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park. Look for native animals such as grizzly and black bear, wolves, bison, elk, moose, coyotes, bald eagles, and more. Learn from personal experience why the Lamar Valley is known as “The American Serengeti.” Day 1: Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Park Wildlife Start early in the morning to see the wildlife of Grand Teton National Park. Look out for moose, elk, bison, grizzly bear, black bear, wolf, coyote, eagles and much more. View Yellowstone Lake, West Thumb Geyser Basin, the beautiful Lower Falls of the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, and then head into the Upper Loop for more wildlife viewing. Spend the afternoon in the famous Lamar Valley and discover why it is known as 'The American Serengeti'. This is where bison were brought back from near-extinction, and wolves were re-introduced. Accommodation: Super 8 or similar, Cooke City, Montana Day 2: The American Serengeti, Old Faithful and more... An early start again for the second day of touring which will primarily focus on the major wildlife of Yellowstone’s Lamar Valley. Look for wolves in their natural surroundings as this day is your best chance of seeing wolf activity, so be prepared! You'll also visit Mammoth Hot Springs, Fountain Paint Pots and Mud Pots, Old Faithful Geyser, and Old Faithful Inn today. Return to Jackson Hole, Wyoming for the end of the tour services.

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What people are saying about Oxbow Bend, Wyoming

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 332 reviews

It was enjoyable experience, the guide was very informative and funny made sure everyone is comfortable and had an amazing time! Can’t wait to do it again in the summer I bet we will spot different animals like bears.

Amazing tour! The best part is Jenny Lake during sunset. Surprisingly we got to see all animals, especially a little bear eating berries.

Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and very attentive to our needs. The pace and options of the tour were also well planned.

I learned so much! The narrator was interesting and informative. Excellent self driving tour.

I loved this tour. I saw all the animals and our tour guide George was THEE best!!!