Guided Yellowstone
Petrified Forest Hike

Gardiner, MT

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Overview

Venture into the Yellowstone backcountry and explore ancient fossil forests on this incredible guided hike! 

  • Experience America’s first national park with an expert licensed guide
  • Enjoy round trip transportation from your Gardiner, MT accommodation 
  • Complete a moderate 4-mile hike into the Yellowstone wilderness
  • Learn about the park’s volcano and visit a petrified forest
  • Marvel at breathtaking views and watch for wildlife on this 6-hour guided adventure! 

Gardiner, MT

When Do I Choose A Date?
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June through October:
Daily 

*Start times vary based on personal preference. However, we recommend beginning your adventure earlier in the day. 

Essential Information
  • All ages welcome
  • You must provide your own car seats and/or booster seats for children
  • Participants should be in good physical condition
  • Includes complimentary snacks and water
  • Entry fees into Yellowstone National Park are not included with this experience 
  • Actual itineraries may vary due to current park conditions and closures 
Duration
This experience lasts approximately 6 to 7 hours.
Experience Provider Info
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Maximum Participants
This is a private experience for you and your group of up to 5 individuals.
Spectators
This experience is for booked participants only.
Weather Dependent
This experience is weather dependent. Please contact your experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.
What To Wear
Wear comfortable layers of clothing, a raincoat, and good walking shoes or hiking boots. Please dress appropriately for expected weather conditions and hiking.
What can I expect on this tour?

You can expect to have a great time with friendly people and knowledgeable local tour guides. The goal is to have an amazing time while hiking in the Yellowstone backcountry. 

Will there be other people on this tour?

This is a private tour and will consist of you, your personal group of up to 5 individuals, and your guide.

What should I bring?

Bring your adventurous spirit, a hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, and a camera. While snacks and drinks are included, this tour does not include full meals. You may wish to bring your own lunch or purchase one within the park.

What should I wear?

Yellowstone's mountain climate can change rapidly. Bring clothes that are appropriate for a variety of weather conditions. We recommend wearing hiking boots and light layers that are easy to put on and take off. You may also want to bring along a rain jacket or poncho, hat, and gloves. 

Do I have to pay to get into the park?

Yes. This tour does not include entry fees into the park. 

How hard is the hike?

This 4-mile hike is considered moderate in difficulty. All participants should be in good physical health and able to hike in a high elevation, mountainous environment. Portions of this trail are uphill and can be strenuous.

Returns
Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 30 days. All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.
Exchanges
Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be exchanged for anything else in our marketplace at any time.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs more, you'll simply have to pay the difference. If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs less, you'll have a credit towards your next booking with Virgin Experience Gifts.

Cancellation Policy

Once you have received a booking confirmation, no cancellations or rescheduling will be allowed. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience. In the event that your tour is cancelled due to inclement weather, you will be able to reschedule directly with the experience provider.

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