Bear Safety and Education Hikes

Mammoth Hot Springs is a beautiful place for a short walk or follow another trail for a longer hike nearby, all close to Gardiner
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone is a great place to go for a hike
In the spring and summer, hikes can be planned to take you where the wildflowers are blooming

Learn from an expert the best techniques to help you stay safe in grizzly and black bear habitat. Garrett has encountered hundreds of bears while hiking and working as a bear biologist. He will teach you all about grizzly and black bear behavior, ecology, diet, sign and more. Most importantly he will teach you what you should do when you encounter a bear in close proximity. This hike includes instruction in the proper way to carry and use bear spray as well as how to minimize your likelihood of bear encounters in the backcountry. 


Prices shown are for 1-2 people. Additional participants are $15 each for half day hikes and $25 each for full day hikes.

Trail-head Areas

Half Day Hike (5 hrs)

Full Day Hike (8 hrs)

North Entrance - Gardiner/Mammoth or $350 $450
Tower-Roosevelt or Lamar Valley $400 $500
Canyon, Hayden Valley or Norris $450 $550

Entrance fees into Yellowstone National Park are not included 

Entrance into Yellowstone National Park is not included. Entrance fees are $20 per person of $35 per family. A receipt is good for one week. Annual passes are also available. Please see a park entrance kiosk for more information.

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In Our Nature Guiding Services LLC

Owner/operator: Cara McGary

PO Box 501, Gardiner MT 59030