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 two rambunctious bobcats 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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Located in the Yellowstone Gateway Community of Red Lodge, MT

Known as the "Basecamp of 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

Adults                                 $9
Seniors                                $6
Military                              $6
Kids 4-12                            $4
Kids 3 and Under             FREE

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if you've discovered an injured animal please contact Montana FWP at 
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