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Grizzly Wolf and Discovery Center | Yellowstone Wildlife

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Grizzly Wolf and Discovery Center | Yellowstone Wildlife

Many people travel to the beautiful town of West Yellowstone to explore, watch, and take photographs of the active Yellowstone National Park wildlife around the region. With over 400 species of Yellowstone wildlife living in the park, you’ll spot these critters, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and birds around every corner. Whether you’re driving through Lamar Valley, hiking around the trail system, or are on one of the Yellowstone bus tours, you’ll find a vast amount of wildlife all over the region.
There are so many fun things to do in West Yellowstone, Montana, and one of the best places to check out is just minutes from the ClubHouse Inn West Yellowstone: the Grizzly Wolf and Discovery Center (GWDC). If you’d like to learn about the Yellowstone National Park wildlife from the experts, then we suggest spending an afternoon at the center to get an up-close look at the animals and to discover more!

About the Yellowstone Wildlife at the Center

There are many educational programs and activities at the center that will help you understand even more about the beautiful grizzlies and wolves that roam the park. The Yellowstone wildlife located at the GWDC were unable to live in the wild for several different reasons and were taken in to be cared for by the center. Additionally to taking them in, they were able to give these majestic creatures a home that closely resembles their natural habitat. You’ll also be able to learn about several birds of prey that would not survive in the wild due to life-altering injuries. 

Center Programs

The center provides indoor and outdoor viewing opportunities along with interactive programs where visitors can get a better insight into the animals. The Birds-of-Prey Presentation will give you a better look at the resident raptors that live around Yellowstone. You can learn about the importance of bear spray and how to properly use it with the Bear Pepper Spray Demonstration if you happen to have a close encounter with the Yellowstone wildlife. You can also learn how to watch wolves and bears in the wild with the Wildlife Watching program, which is an excellent option for photographers that want to get the best picture of Yellowstone National Park wildlife. Learn more about the different interactive opportunities and programs offered at the center at grizzlydiscoveryctr.org.  

Hours and Rates

The GWDC is located right next to the West Yellowstone National Park entrance, is open year-round, and the hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. seven days a week. There are select dates where the center hours change, and the center is open for a longer time. We suggest checking out the website Hours and Rates page during your visit to West Yellowstone National Park. The parking at the center is free, credit cards are accepted for admission as well as the gift shop, and the cost is $10 for children 5-12, $14 for seniors and $15 for ages 13 and up. 
Now is the time to book your upcoming getaway to West Yellowstone National Park, as the summer season is just around the corner! The ClubHouse Inn West Yellowstone provides a convenient location to a variety of restaurants, park activities, the West entrance as well as the GWDC. Call 406-646-4892 or book your stay on our website! 
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Spring in Yellowstone

Ranger-Led Programs of Yellowstone National Park 

With spring just around the corner, it's never too early to start planning your trips to our beautiful town of West Yellowstone. As you're planning your upcoming West Yellowstone National Park vacation, it's a good idea to try one of the Ranger-Led Programs that are offered inside Yellowstone. The programs are a great way to learn about Yellowstone National Park, and the best part about the programs is that they're free! All programs run June through September, with a limited number running throughout winter months. Keep reading to learn more about why you should add a Ranger-Led Program on your list of things to do in Yellowstone Park. 
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Experience Yellowstone in Montana During Fall

Yellowstone National Park is made up of over 3,000 square miles of serene wilderness that spans from Wyoming to Montana and parts of Idaho. Taking a scenic drive will be the best way to take in the wildlife views and fall foliage during the harvest season. While visiting Yellowstone, you'll have run-ins with geyser basins, drastic canyons, wildlife, open meadows and so much more. Keep reading to find out why visiting Yellowstone in fall should be on your to-do list.
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Top 3 Places to Grab a Drink in West Yellowstone

Top 3 Places to Grab a Drink in West Yellowstone Montana


Take a break from all of the activities in Yellowstone and grab a drink near the ClubHouse Inn West Yellowstone. While there are many great restaurants and shops in West Yellowstone Montana, there are also refreshing places to grab an adult beverage or two. The best part about being centrally located in town is that each eatery and bar is within walking distance of your stay! Here are a few notable mentions that make our list of the top 3 places to grab a drink in West Yellowstone.
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What to Bring on Vacation to West Yellowstone Montana

Great! You’ve booked your stay to the ClubHouse Inn West Yellowstone, and now you’re starting to plan your Yellowstone trip itinerary. Suddenly panic sets in as you realize you may not even know where to begin packing for your travels. No need to worry, we’ll go over everything you’ll need to be prepared for your Yellowstone adventures so that you don’t leave the essentials behind. Simple items you can get online for a reasonable price, such as bear spray before your trip saves you big money as they tend to be overpriced at the stores near Yellowstone. Here are some items to add to your “what to pack” list!

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Romantic Getaway to Yellowstone

For the adventurous couple, spending a day out exploring the breathtaking landscapes and wildlife will be a top priority on your list of romantic things to do in Yellowstone while staying at the ClubHouse Inn West Yellowstone. Not all romantic getaways need to include a day at the spa, extravagant romantic dinners and taking couples classes. There are many ways to make your romantic getaway a memorable one in Yellowstone, whether you’re on a honeymoon, celebrating an anniversary or just want to spend some much needed time together! When you’re planning your trip to our West Yellowstone hotels, be sure to start a list of our favorite stops to soak up the romance!
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Things To do in West Yellowstone

You’ll have a magical experience when shopping at the abundance of local stores near our ClubHouse Inn West Yellowstone lodging, no matter where you decide to stop. If you’re looking for artisan crafts, Native American items, fishing or camping gear- we’ve got you covered! After taking in the rustic culture of Montana make shopping for handcrafted one-of-a-kind items a top priority on your list of things to do in West Yellowstone Montana before heading home!

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Top Things to Do in West Yellowstone

When lodging near Yellowstone at the ClubHouse Inn West Yellowstone, attractions are around every corner, whether you’re taking a tour through Mammoth Hot Springs, or watching Old Faithful, the golden star of geysers, erupt in furry. It’s no secret that attractions are endless in West Yellowstone— but what about adventure? With endless options for exploration to choose from, here are the top three unique things to do in West Yellowstone.

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