Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary

Red Lodge, MT

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Address: 615 2nd St E Red Lodge, MT 59068 Number: 406 446 1133 Website Contact How do we get there?

What is there to do?

When wildlife has nowhere else to go, Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary steps in!

This haven for rescued and abandoned native wildlife is dedicated to caring for animals who can't be released back into the wild, and YOU can visit them, and hear all about their story!

Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary are all about providing a lifelong sanctuary for animals, ensuring they get carefully-balanced diets, stimulation, medical care and everything else they need for a long and healthy life.

During your visit, children can not only learn all about these special creatures, but also the invaluable lesson of why it's so important we need to look after our planet and all creatures that live on it!

The animals at this wildlife sanctuary are all transferred from other rehab facilities when they are deemed "non-releasable". All of the animals are native to the area and temperate ecosystem, so they don't even have to adopt to a different climate. They are surrounded by the same trees, plants, wild birds and weather that they would in their natural habitats, ensuring they are stress-free.

It also gives kids a chance to see them in what would be close to their natural environment.

Animals include wolves, mountain lions, black bears, bison, elk, antelope, bobcat, fox, coyote, eagles, hawks, owls and many more.

So why not enjoy a very special family day out with some Yellowstone wildlife, and meet these creatures who will spend the rest of their days in this very special place. 

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How much does it cost?






$4 (Ages 4-12)



Seniors & Military $7


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4 years


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Be prepared for a wide range of weather!

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Where is it at?


From the North - US HWY 212 (Scenic Beartooth Highway) South to Red Lodge. Left on 2nd St. E. Go to end of the road and turn left. From the South - US HWY 212 (Scenic Beartooth Highway) North through Red Lodge. Right on 2nd St. E. Go to end of the road and turn left.

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There are outreach programs, summer camps, as well as educational programs offered for any schools that visit the sanctuary!

Can I get one of those?


There is a Gift Shop with variety of animal toys for children, all sizes of sweatshirts, t-shirts, jackets and hats, wildlife/nature books and art, postcards, etc.

Need a little extra help?


Just give them a call to check about the accessibility, they will be happy to help!

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When can we go?


Daily 10am to 4pm.

Open year round, but closed Tuesdays (Nov 1 to March 31 they are only open weekends except for field trips)

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