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Yellowstone Alpen Guides

555 Yellowstone Avenue, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
+1 406-646-9591
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Excellent Tour

Don was an amazing guide! This tour was one of the highlights of our vacation. Don wanted to know... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kristen W
Great way to tour yellowstone

We chose to do a upper loop tour to see animals and our guide was great about which spots we were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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 1 week ago

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

Thank Kristen W
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 18 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

Thank SchnitzelOrlando
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Our guide Don was very knowledgeable about every aspect of the park we were seeing.We were able to make numerous stops for the animals that presented them selves along the way.These were in addition to the regular stops for the thermal features and of course...More

2  Thank Franklin W
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Went to Yellowstone March 15, 2017 and we all had an absolute blast. Took my 3 and 5 year old who are both usually quite fidgety, but with the combination of awesome scenery, the "bomb" vehicle, Old Faithful and all the up close animals, they...More

Thank bryan h
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The best guides in the business. They really know their stuff. A team of guides with a variety of great personalities. Awesome to see them working as a team to get the job done.

Thank Blitzqueen
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Have visited Yellowstone NP nine times with family in winter. Much more interesting with snow cover and fewer people than summer. See more wild life with snow background and geyser steaming in cold. Used Alpen Guides for first time. Will use them again, and request...More

1  Thank Bruce F
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We had a terrific time on Snowmobiles. New machines, experienced guides and 112 mile trip from West Yellowstone to Fishing Bridge and back. A fair price, well organized. No complaints. Be prepared to be amazed. The Park: What a place! We have done winter trips...More

Thank Robert B
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Linda S
8 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.