Wildlife Migrations

Wildlife Migrations (HMR5Y)

Location: Gardiner, MT 59030 Park County
Country: United States of America

N 45° 1.069', W 110° 41.621'

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In summer, pronghorn might be the only large mammals you see in this valley. In winter the wildlife picture changes dramatically. Herds of elk and bison, mule deer, and bighorn sheep descend from the snowy high country to look for food. Gardner River Valley lies at the lowest elevation in the park. Here, even in midwinter, grasses are often sill visible above the snow.

Background photo caption - Wildlife sightings are not random but are related to season and habitat.

Inset photo caption - Pronghorn remain here past June. The summer vegetation provides perfect camouflage for females raising young.
HM NumberHMR5Y
Placed ByNational Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 11:29pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 524134 N 4984975
Decimal Degrees45.01781667, -110.69368333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 1.069', W 110° 41.621'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 1' 4.14" N, 110° 41' 37.26" W
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Area Code(s)406
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301 N Entrance Rd, Gardiner MT 59030, US
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