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Yellowstone Alpen Guides

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555 Yellowstone Avenue, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
+1 406-646-9591
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A Day to Remember

We took the full day (afternoon/evening) Yellowstone tour with Don. Don was not only pleasant to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Just do this... it was the highlight of Yellowstone for my family

Our guide David was one of the best professional guides I have spent a day with anywhere in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hermosa Beach, California
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Yellowstone Alpen Guides has operated small group and private tours in Yellowstone for 29 years. Our naturalist/guides are experts in all things Yellowstone and are fun travel companions. They will help you experience the extraordinary wonders the Park has to offer during both winter and summer. Small group size guarantees you a personalized touch not found on most tours. A company with experienced long-term employees, we pay close attention to detail and quality and strive to be the premier guiding company in Yellowstone and the surrounding area. Join us as we explore this delicate ecosystem that is home to Old Faithful and two-thirds of the world’s geysers; where grizzly bears, wolves and other abundant wildlife roam freely. We cater to individuals, families with children and groups of all sizes. We have lodging and tour packages available; one call will take care of your Yellowstone vacation planning needs. Winter snowcoach tours operate daily to Old Faithful and the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. We offer the option of cross-country skiing or snowshoeing on our trips, and customized charters are also available. We provide shuttle services to guests staying at the Old Faithful Snow Lodge, and offer charter service to the North* (Mammoth/Gardiner) and South* (Jackson Hole) gates of the Park. Our snowcoaches are the classic, historical bombardiers, modernized for comfort and low emissions, made for over-snow travel. Summer tours include Lower Loop, Evening Wildlife Safaris, kayak tours and private customized tours to meet your desires. Whether you are a first time Yellowstone visitor or are returning for your next adventure, we can help plan your itinerary. Your trip can include things like wildlife watching, a day hike to a backcountry geyser basin, a photography safari, swimming in a thermally heated river, and seeing the sites that make Yellowstone America’s grandest Park. Alpen Guides believes it is important to protect and preserve our national treasures. We generously donate to the worthy Yellowstone Park Foundation, the West Yellowstone Foundation, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Trout Unlimited, and many other organizations dedicated to protecting the environment.
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555 Yellowstone Avenue, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
+1 406-646-9591
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We took the full day (afternoon/evening) Yellowstone tour with Don. Don was not only pleasant to be with but was extremely knowledgeable about the Yellowstone wildlife, eco system and park history. There wasn't a question he could not answer! Don made sure we got the...More

Thank susanu232
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide David was one of the best professional guides I have spent a day with anywhere in the world. My sons could not stop sharing things they had learned and seen on this day for the rest of the week of our trip. They...More

Thank HBCAFamily
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the lower loop tour yesterday with Don McKenzie as our guide. Great tour enhanced by Don's knowledge of everything Yellowstone! We made all the usual stops and Don went out of his way to stop at several additional places where we saw bear...More

Thank Viviane K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour guide Don Mckenzie was very very knowledgeable on yellowstone and it's history. Don made sure every minute was enjoyable!!!!!. His driving was great and safe and courteous to others on the road. thanks Don for the great day at yellowstone. Dan & Linda

Thank Dan N
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing time on our Yellowstone day tour! We got to check off so many of our "must sees" on this one 8 hour tour. It was great to listen to the guide tell us stories about the history of Yellowstone while we...More

Thank ecrane123
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Don was an amazing guide! This tour was one of the highlights of our vacation. Don wanted to know exactly what we wanted to see, and he planned the day around what we were interested in. He was extremely knowledgeable about the park. He is...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2017

We chose to do a upper loop tour to see animals and our guide was great about which spots we were likely to see particular animals. Having a driver was key since we were able to hop at to see 2 bear clubs that if...More

Thank daMomof3
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Alpen was the best! We had Don McKenzie as our guide! HE WAS AMAZING! My kids are still talking about him! He was incredibly knowledge and told stories all day - my girls were on the edge of their seats and just wanted to see...More

Thank Stefanie L
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend this tour. Our tour guide Adam was exceptional! He listened to what we would like to see and then made it happen. He gave us so much information that our minds are still swirling. He made sure we got awesome pics. We...More

Thank Robinpj904
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This tour is worth your time! Don Mckiney came to pick us up at Hiday inn at 12:30. A smiling face and so many stories! We loved it. We stopped at all interesting spits and wherever we saw wildlife. Don had no problem pulling into...More

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Linda S
9 January 2015|
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Response from hostaqueen | Reviewed this property |
sorry,I've only been to Yellowstone in the summer and I'm not qualified to answer your question.