Natural History Tours

2017 Tours

Steve’s trips through Off The Beaten Path  December 29, 2016 – January 3, 2017 (NPCA) & February 12 – 17, 2017 (National Geographic), Yellowstone’s Winter Wonders. We will search for wolves and other wildlife in the Lamar Valley and Northern Range. Then we board snowcoaches, traveling to Old Faithful and the largest concentration of geysers in the world. You will even have a chance to try snow shoeing or cross country skiing!  March 24-30, 2017, Big Secret, Big Bend. Big Bend National Park is the best kept secret of the national park system. Tucked away along the Rio Grande, Big Bend contains the stunning Chisos Mountain range, which rises out of the mystical Chihuahuan Desert. Explore this park with Steve and learn of the amazing diversity of plant and animal life. July 9-14 (OBP) or July 16-21 (OBP), and August 5-10 (Smithsonian) 2017, Crown of the Continent.  Experience the beauty of alpine meadows, steep-sided mountains, and lush forests of Glacier National Park and Waterton National Park (Canada).  Search for grizzly bears, mountain goats, bighorn sheep and other Rocky Mountain wildlife. September 19 - 24, 2017, Northern Great Plains and Glacier National Park (World Wildlife Fund).  Come see where the short-grass prairie meets the Rocky Mountains, in northern Montana.  Includes visits to two Indian Reservations, to see how bison are contributing to spiritual revival for the tribes. October 15-20, 2017, Seasons of Yosemite. Yosemite is a treasure of waterfalls, towering cliffs, monumental rock faces, expansive vistas, and imponderable groves of giant sequoia trees. We can wander, walk or hike at our own pace beneath Half Dome, Yosemite Falls while gazing u at John Muirs’ “Range of Light”. OBP;      Steve and Betsy   Wild Things Unlimited Tours in 2017 w/ both Betsy & Steve The National Parks of the Dakotas Michigan and it's Upper Peninsula Contact WTU directly for these two tours: WTU – 406-522-9825, wtu@mcn.net;   OBP – 1-800-445-2995