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Yellow Wood Guiding

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Estes Park, CO 80517-5000
+1 303-775-5484
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Excellent guide - will go again

I'm an enthusiast photographer from Kansas who wanted to get the best shots I could in Rocky... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sean T
Started off with Jared

Our time in RMNP started day one with Jared. It was a smart choice to schedule it that way. Jared... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bill S
via mobile
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Private customized Wildlife, Photo, and Nature Tours in Rocky Mountain National Park. Visit our website or email to book your Safari. Tours are limited to 4 guests, in a covered vehicle. Each guest is provided the best binoculars and camera gear available, coupled with the outstanding knowledge our guide offers. See more scenery, more wildlife, and take better pictures during your trip. No other guide service in Rocky can offer a better private customized experience.
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“photo safari” (25 reviews)
“his knowledge” (24 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Estes Park, CO 80517-5000
+1 303-775-5484
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm an enthusiast photographer from Kansas who wanted to get the best shots I could in Rocky Mountain National Park. Happily my wife found Yellow Wood Guiding (on tripadvisor no less) and told me about Jared. I'm delighted she did. We had a great morning...More

Thank Sean T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our time in RMNP started day one with Jared. It was a smart choice to schedule it that way. Jared was amazingly informative and his guidance actually stayed with us all week and helped us to get the most out of our six days enjoying...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great balance between photo instruction - specifically workflow to set up a good image - composition, camera set up- correct focus - test shots -evaluation and adjustments and photo location(s). Took the time to understand what I wanted out of the photo safari and made...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on an elk safari with Jared who was extremely knowledgeable. At the start of our trip we went to Big Thompson canyon and spotted big horn sheep. Jared then took us to an area where we watched herds of elk and learned all...More

1  Thank mitchell2112
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a 66 year old with multiple college degrees, I've spent a lot of money on education. This was the best investment ever. Even though it won't help with my resume, it will probably add more to my life than all of the rest. My...More

Thank rdtapper
Reviewed 15 September 2017

I am a beginning photographer and wanted to learn more about wildlife photography in the field. My husband and I went with Jared on a Wildlife Photography Safari, and it was well worth the time and money! Wildlife encounters, especially at a photograph-able range definitely...More

Thank macgyver2013
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We chose the Wildlife Safari Tour and it exceeded every expectation. Jared led us to locations that allowed us to see many elk, plus mule deer, pika, marmots, two moose, and a huge black bear. The real value for us was his excellent commentary on...More

Thank Bernie M
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Wow! I cannot believe the things Jared taught me yesterday! Having recently retired, I had been looking for a hobby, and my trip yesterday made me realize I had found one. Jared was a true professional. He guided me from the settings of the camera...More

Thank alberthurst113
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Book your trip with Jared as soon as you know you're visiting. We lucked out on a rare opening in his schedule and came to Estes Park a day early to do it... and so glad we did! The 6 am pickup was spot on....More

Thank IveLl
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Stunning sunrise landscape views. Numerous rare and not so rare wildlife spottings. Highly educational photography tips. Extremely entertaining commentary on both wildlife and park environment. Very flexible and patient in tailoring the tour to our needs and desires. We don't see how it could have...More

Thank markmannarino
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Dodo K
23 April 2017|
Response from Yellow_Wood_Guiding | Property representative |
Sorry May 9th is booked. You can visit my website, YWGuiding and click the schedule to view availability year round.
14 June 2015|
Response from 2Qbeds | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure what Jared's policy is on minors. There was certainly nothing my 23 year old son and I did on our 4 hour Winter Wildlife Safari tour that my son couldn't have handled at age 10 or 13. One of the great things... More