Bison Birthday Party is Saturday, June 29th| SUMMER HOURS:  Open from 10am-4pm daily EXCEPT Tuesdays. Book tours early as they fill up quickly in the summer. 

Bison Birthday Party is Saturday, June 29th | SUMMER HOURS: Open from 10am-4pm daily EXCEPT Tuesdays. Book tours early as they fill up quickly in the summer.

Little Keeper Camp June 24

Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary 615 2nd St East, Red Lodge, MT, United States

Our "Little Keeper Camp," is geared towards new little explorers of this world who have an affinity for animals. This camp is for kids ages 2-5, although being potty-trained is a requirement. Camp is offered from 9:30am -11:30am every other Monday of Summer. We do a different theme every week, so sign up for one or as many as you wish! Guardians are welcome to stay with their kid if they wish.   Members, use your promo code at check out to receive your discount! Email education@yellowstonewildlife.org with questions. 

Bison Birthday Party

June is Bison Birthday Month at Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary! Our Bison Birthday Party is Saturday, June 29th. Join in as we celebrate Speedy’s 23rd birthday. The day will be filled with activities for kids, special enrichment for the animals, and our annual Bison-Pie Bingo. YWS will have birthday cake for all guests. For those who are hungry, Samurai Sues Everyday Foods will be selling lunch. Bison Bingo, a main attraction each year, will be at the bison enclosure at 11:00AM. You may be the lucky winner whose square is where the bison drops its first "pie."  To buy your bingo square, visit our gift shop or call 406-446-1133 and request your square! Be sure to visit Pilot and Index, our two gray wolves. Event Day Schedule 10:00AM          YWS Opens for Special Event (Event admission rates will apply) 10:15AM          Dedication of Lee Kerns Sculpture of Speedy the Bison (The Sculpture dedication will be at the entrance of the Sanctuary just after opening on Bison Birthday, June 29th. The sculpture is a creation of Lee Kerns of Red Lodge and is our beloved Speedy. The sculpture is placed at YWS in memory of William Wondra and provided through memorial gifts in his honor.) 11:00AM          […]

Little Keeper Camp July 8

Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary 615 2nd St East, Red Lodge, MT, United States

Our "Little Keeper Camp," is geared towards new little explorers of this world who have an affinity for animals. This camp is for kids ages 2-5, although being potty-trained is a requirement. Camp is offered from 9:30am -11:30am every other Monday of Summer. We do a different theme every week, so sign up for one or as many as you wish! Guardians are welcome to stay with their kid if they wish.  Members, use your promo code at check out to receive your discount! Email education@yellowstonewildlife.org with questions. 

Little Keeper Camp July 22

Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary 615 2nd St East, Red Lodge, MT, United States

Our "Little Keeper Camp," is geared towards new little explorers of this world who have an affinity for animals. This camp is for kids ages 3-5, although being potty-trained is a requirement. Camp is offered from 9:30am -11:30am every other Monday of Summer. We do a different theme every week, so sign up for one or as many as you wish! Guardians are welcome to stay with their kid if they wish.  Members, use your promo code at check out to receive your discount! Email education@yellowstonewildlife.org with questions. 

Junior Keeper Camp July 29-Aug 1

Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary 615 2nd St East, Red Lodge, MT, United States

The Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary hosts Junior Keeper Camp each summer to inspire the next generation of animal caregivers. Camp is for kids ages 5-11. Join this year for 4 days of fun and learning! Camp is from July 29th - August 1st, 9:30 am-12 pm. We are encouraging younger campers to join this first camp in June, and older campers to join this one when possible. Kids will meet the keepers who take care of the Sanctuary animals, learn about and help out with various animal care tasks, and be challenged to give their own Keeper Talk by the end of the week on an animal of their choice. And of course we will sprinkle in some classic camp activities and fun, all with an animal twist! Members, use your PromoCode to receive your discount! Please reach out to education@yellowstonewildlife.org with questions. 

Little Keeper Camp August 5

Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary 615 2nd St East, Red Lodge, MT, United States

Our "Little Keeper Camp," is geared towards new little explorers of this world who have an affinity for animals. This camp is for kids ages 2-5, although being potty-trained is a requirement. Camp is offered from 9:30am -11:30am every other Monday of Summer. We do a different theme every week, so sign up for one or as many as you wish! Guardians are welcome to stay with their kid if they wish.     Members, use your promo code at check out to receive your discount! Email education@yellowstonewildlife.org with questions. 

YWS Paint and Sip

Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary 615 2nd St East, Red Lodge, MT, United States

Join local artist Janice Polzin for a painting experience and lots of fun. Artists will paint one of our beautiful animals with professional painting tips. Sign up now! Limited to 15 participants $45 (members receive a discount) Materials, paint, and something to sip provided.

Grandparents Day

Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary 615 2nd St East, Red Lodge, MT, United States

Come visit the Sanctuary on Grandparents day. Grandparents free - with or without - their grandchildren.

Fall Equinox Party

Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary 615 2nd St East, Red Lodge, MT, United States

Guided night tour of the Sanctuary with information on nighttime behaviors of each species at YWS. Great fun to see active nocturnal wildlife! At the conclusion of the tour, the stars and planets will perform as Dark Skies host an opportunity to view the Fall Equinox. Tour and Star Gazing Purchase tickets the day of in the gift shop:$15.00 Adults$12.00 Seniors and Military$ 6.00 Children Members$10.00 Adults (no other discounts applied for Sr or Military)$ 4.00 Children Star Gazing Only $10.00 Adults, Seniors, Military Children – Free

International Racoon Appreciation Day

Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary 615 2nd St East, Red Lodge, MT, United States

It’s the best day of the year! It’s a day to celebrate and learn more about raccoons and appreciate a number of species that are widely considered “pests”. Join us at the Sanctuary for special raccoon-themed activities, limited edition t-shirts, special raccoon feeding and enrichment, and to celebrate this often underrated species! Meeka and Cooper can’t wait to celebrate! Limited edition t-shirts are available for pre-order (coming soon)9. Shirts bought for this event will raise funds to support enrichment for our raccoons, Cooper and Meeka.

Howl-o-Ween

Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary 615 2nd St East, Red Lodge, MT, United States

Join us at the sanctuary - Kids can paint pumpkins, trick, or treat with the animals, and see the sanctuary.