Smithsonian Journeys Experts

Patty Walton

photo of Patty Walton

Patty became enamored with the West on a cross country bicycle tour, and moved to Montana in 1988. After earning her Geography degree at Montana State University, Patty developed a special interest in natural history and wildlife observation while exploring the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem on foot, bicycle and skis. She is a paramedic and an expert naturalist guide, living in Bozeman, Montana.