Join one of the ranger led talks throughout each season. Get some insight into the foliage, the flowers, the wildlife and the natural features of the park from the naturalists that are working to preserve the places we love.
Dates: 12/26/2011 - 02/29/2012 update info
Time: 10:00:00 AM - 2:00:00 PM
Event Cost: Free
Venue: Albright Visitor Center theater in Yellowstone National Park,WY
Contact: Yellowstone National Park
Wolves in the Yellowstone Ecosystem Starts Dec. 21, ends Feb. 29
The Northern Range of Yellowstone has been a premier place to watch wolves since their restoration to this ecosystem. Learn about the wolf's place here and how best to spot and watch this magnificent animal. A 20-minute talk will be followed by the hour-long video, The Rise of the Black Wolf. Meet at the Albright Visitor Center theater. Free Program.
1 1⁄2 hours, including video
- Held all year round
- Free for park visitors
- Family friendly talks at all of the visitor centers of Yellowstone
Did you ever want to ask a ranger any question at all? Then you should find yourself at one of the many ranger led talks in Yellowstone National Parks throughout the year.
When and Where:
These talks differ by season. There is a scheduled daily talk various times of each day of the week each season. Most are held at each of the visitor centers in the summer months. In the winter months head to Old Faithful, West Yellowstone and Mammoth Visitor Centers. Find the schedule online:
All are free to each park visitor thanks tot he National Park Service
Quick nature briefs, Ask a Ranger, Map Q&A's,Featured Creature Talks and the Naturalist's Choice program can answer many of your questions. These chats, led by a park ranger, vary from year to year and cover a vast array of topics.
Most of these activities and talks are held in accessible areas so that all park visitors can enjoy. Seek out a park newsletter or the events list at a visitor center to see exact topics and times for the season you are traveling in.
Past talk titles have included:
- Featured Creatures
- Mud Volcano Rumble
- River Reflections
- Yellowstone for the Young
- Call of the Wild
- hot Water Wilderness
- Wildlife Wonders
- Fire: Friend or Foe
- Explore Yellowstone
- Map Questions
- Ask a Ranger
- Naturalist's Choice