Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary
 Providing lifelong sanctuary to non-releasable native Montana wildlife and sharing a message of education and conservation
  1. Wildlife
    Making Impacts
    Here at YWS providing sanctuary for non-releasable wildlife
  2. Education
    In the Community and in the Wild
    Advocating for conservation of critical habitats while creating career, volunteer, and educational opportunities
  3. Conservation
    For Thirty Straight Years
    2017 marks the 30th anniversary of pursuing our mission
  4. Wolves
    We take care of red foxes, coyotes, and a wolf!
  5. Cougar
    Our lynx, cougar, and bobcat have lots of personality
  6. Bears
    Four beautiful black bears call YWS home
  7. Porcupines
    Our marmot, raccoon and porcupines will steal your heart
  8. Birds
    YWS provides homes for many indigenous birds of prey as well as crows, ravens, sandhill cranes and turkey vultures
  9. Buffalo
    Come check out our elk and Speedy the buffalo!

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YWS is Howling for Habitats!

Help YWS build four new habitats! Our goal is to raise $5,000 over the next four months for our new sandhill crane, turkey vulture, raccoon and marmot habitats. Learn more about this fundraiser hereon our Razoo page or c lick the donate button to ensure that every animal has a safe and comfortable home before next winter. All donations through our Razoo campagin will go directly into our habitat fund, and don't forget your donations are tax-deductible! Thank you for your support. 

Located in the Yellowstone Gateway Community of Red Lodge, MT

Known as the "Basecamp to the Beartooths" our community is the perfect place to stop by before or after your trip over the Beartooth Scenic Highway

Our animals love calling Red Lodge home, come see what all the howling's about 
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Contact Us

Hours of Operation

General Line
if you've discovered an injured animal please contact Montana FWP at 
OR in the case of an injured bird contact Ironside Bird Rescue via Facebook page or call 307-527-7027 

We are not a wildlife rehabilitation facility


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