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Jul 20, 2018

Ride the Jeep to the elk rut action.
$85/$95. Oct. 2

Jul 20, 2018

Ride the Jeep to the elk rut action.
$85/$95.. Oct. 1

Jan 06, 2022

Ride the Jeep to the elk rut action.
$85/$95. Sept. 25

Jan 06, 2022

Ride the Jeep to the elk rut action.
$85/$95.. Sept. 24.

Jan 07, 2022

Ride the Jeep to the elk rut action.
$85/$95. Sept. 18

Jul 20, 2018

Ride the Jeep to the elk rut action.
$85/$95.. Sept. 17

Jul 20, 2018

Ride the Jeep to the elk rut action.
$85/$95. Sept. 11

Jul 20, 2018

Ride the Jeep to the elk rut action.
$85/$95. Sept. 10

Jul 05, 2021

At Northwest Trek, fall is a magical time. A palette of bronze sweeps the hillsides. Golden light streams through the trees. Dust rises from bison, rolling and sparring. And through the forest comes an eerie, haunting whistle – the sound of elk bugling. The rut – mating season – runs September-October. Out in the Free Roaming Area, male elk, bison and bighorn sheep vie for dominance and select their mates. The perfect way to experience this magic up close? An Elk Bugling Tour. This year, we get you off-road and up to the action in the keeper Jeep, with just …

Dec 08, 2020

Keeper Dave Meadows stood 30 feet from a massive bull bison. Fully-grown, the bull weighed around 2,500 pounds – just a bit less than a Mini Cooper – and stood solidly on the rutted track in Northwest Trek’s Free-Roaming Area. His breath steamed against his thick, shaggy fur. Then he opened his mouth, tongue lolling, and gave a long, growling bellow. “Come on! Heeeeere, boy,” called Meadows, and rattled a bucket of feed. The bison bull stared for a long moment. Then he lowered his 200-pound head and ambled toward Meadows. Swiftly, the keeper stowed the feed bucket back in …