Ranger Programs

Ranger walking with a group of children.

Get active in Yellowstone by hiking along park trails or boardwalks, taking a guided walk with a ranger, or participating in the Yellowstone Wildlife Olympics.



Yellowstone offers ranger programs, walks, and talks, in various locations throughout the park. We offer a variety of programs year-round, though access to many park locations is limited in fall and winter. We keep the previous year's schedules online to help you plan your trip as similar seasonal programs will be offered next year.

Schedules are available below by season. Some programs may also be listed on our Calendar of Events.


Winter Ranger Programs

Free Ranger-led programs are available December to March at Mammoth, Old Faithful, and West Yellowstone.

Get our best advice for Visiting Yellowstone in Winter. Be prepared and learn about services, activities, travel information, weather, and documents that explain our Winter Use Plan.

Summer Ranger Programs by Area

Available Memorial Day to Labor Day weekends.

Special Programs


Fall Ranger Programs

Available Labor Day to November.

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