During our stay in the north end of Yellowstone, I noticed something on the map called the Yellowstone Trail. A quick google search filled me in on its history. The Yellowstone Trail was the first transcontinental automobile highway, formed in 1912. You can still drive on this “highway” from Washington all the way to Massachusetts, … Continue reading The Yellowstone Trail and Dog Drama
On our last day staying at Fishing Bridge RV Park, we decided to make a day trip to Cody, Wyoming, and so headed towards the west entrance of the park. Along the way we passed this small pond which we had passed a few times already, but the morning light this time cast a different, … Continue reading Yellowstone – Canyon Area Waterfalls
While we were in Yellowstone, we kept hearing that the Lamar Valley was one of the best places for wildlife sightings, so we planned to spend a day exploring it. We had barely gotten a mile down the road when we saw some big horn sheep. We pulled over and I got a couple of … Continue reading Bison Bonanza
After leaving Grand Teton, we headed straight for Yellowstone. One of the first things we noticed on entering the park was how much snow was still on the ground as compared to Grand Teton! A few of the lakes, such as Sylvan Lake below, were still completely frozen over. We had a 5-night reservation at … Continue reading Yellowstone – Geysers, Tours, and Bears!
Since we were already in Wyoming, we knew we had to check out the two National Parks nearby – Grand Tetons and Yellowstone. Unfortunately, since we’re on a bit of a schedule to get to my brother’s wedding in Oregon, we only had a couple of days to check out both of them. We started … Continue reading Grand Tetons and Yellowstone – in 2 days!
Deas and I spent a night at the Mammoth Springs campground in Yellowstone earlier this week, and ended up having a pretty interesting experience. When we drove into the campground, there were signs everywhere warning people not to approach the elk. I spoke to the woman who was camping next to us, and she said … Continue reading Elk Encounter!