Choose Your Adventure
Yellowstone is the world’s first national park, with 2.2 million acres (1 million ha) of incredible wilderness, abundant wildlife, geothermal wonders, and fascinating history. This huge park has an incredible variety of landscapes and activities for you to enjoy. Make the most of your visit with one of our wildlife biologists or naturalists, who will craft your day to your own personal interests.
We operate year-round out of Yellowstone’s north entrance in Gardiner, Montana. No matter where you're staying in or around the park, we can meet you at a central location for our day in Wonderland. Choose from wildlife watching trips, day hikes, overnight backpacking, cross-country skiing & snowshoeing, and other custom adventures.
Meet Our Guides
Cara McGary, Owner of In Our Nature Guiding Services
On a winter visit to Yellowstone, Cara was smitten by the wonder of this "American Serengeti", and decided that she wanted to spend her life helping others develop and feed their fascinations with the natural world. Cara is a qualified biologist (B.S. Aquatic Biology, M.S. Biology), and has worked extensively in the forests of Redwood National Park, the outback of Western Australia, and the jungles of Papua New Guinea. When not guiding, she can be found building on her cabin, hiking around Yellowstone, or traveling to someplace where there are good tidepools or snorkeling.
Nancy is an educator by trade and a naturalist at heart. She has been fostering passion for the outdoors and wild places since she first became a naturalist leader in junior high school. Before coming to Yellowstone, she was an English teacher and an Arizona Wilderness Steward, doing trail maintenance, eradicating invasive species, and reporting illegal use of wilderness areas. Now, she combines her experience in education with her love of the park to help lifelong learners look closely at nature. She takes her passion for the outdoors south for the winter, working as a naturalist in Arizona. She speaks Chinese conversationally and Spanish fluently.
Growing up in the Great Lakes Region, Mike has taken a keen interest in the natural world since he was a child. He received his bachelors degree in outdoor recreation, and promptly moved west to pursue his passion of exploring and teaching in the mountains and forests of the Western United States. While in graduate school Mike developed an interest in the ecology and natural history of grizzly bears. He spent a summer with the bears in Denali National Park before permanently moving to Yellowstone. Mike is a passionate guide who hopes to inspire others to make sound decisions in preserving our natural world.
Matt was raised in Upstate New York with a passion for travel and exploring the world's wild places. After earning a Bachelors in Recreation and Tourism Management he hit the road for eight years and found himself living in far-flung locales while working as a teacher to support his love of being on the road. Whether it was being chased by monkeys down a beach in Malaysia or spending a night atop the Great Wall of China, Matt was always looking for the next adventure. Eventually he chose to settle down in Bozeman, Montana where the access to nature and wild exploration is unparalleled in the lower 48.
Matt grew up on the coast of Northern California, exploring the rolling hills of Sonoma County and magnificent Redwood forests, which sparked his passion for the outdoors. After completing an Outward Bound Instructors Course in sea kayaking and mountaineering in Washington, he moved to Grand Canyon National Park where he was the lead guide for a bicycle tour company for three seasons. He has also guided kayak trips on Lake Yellowstone, and in Milford Sound in New Zealand, and has guided backpacking trips in the Southwest and in Yellowstone. He is an avid landscape and wildlife photographer, and enjoys presenting a unique view of the planet we call home. Guiding isn’t just a job for Matt, it is a career and what he lives for.
My husband and I enjoyed a truly memorable day with Cara from the wildlife sightings to the excellent food and professional service. Cara can spot wildlife that we... read more
Cara was an extremely knowledgeable guide but also excelled in customer service. She was able to accommodate our party of two and adjusted for our skill level. Qould recommend seeing... read more
Another great day spent with Cara in Yellowstone! It is my second time seeing the park with her and her tours are worth every penny. We saw many adult wolves... read more
What an AMAZING day we had out in the Serengeti of North America! Our guide, Cara, was absolutely super! Her passion and knowledge of the area and the... read more
We spent two full days with Cara looking for wildlife. As all the other reviews have stated, she provides an outstanding experience. She comes with high-powered scopes that... read more
A guided tour is the way to go when visiting Yellowstone. You can choose from many different tours depending on what you want to see or do! In Our... read more
We had an amazing day with Cara spotting wildlife . She pitched it really well for our two teenage daughters and was great company .
After reading the reviews on TripAdvisor my wife and I had high expectations of our day with Cara viewing wildlife on our first trip to Yellowstone. The omens were good... read more
We had a wonderful day spent with Audra. Her knowledge of Yellowstone and the animals that inhabit it is vast and she loves sharing that with her clients. We had... read more