Monthly Archive: September 2016

Sep 29

Firehole Cascades: Yellowstone National Park

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Firehole Cascades is a twenty-foot drop off the Firehole River.  A small raging cascade that makes a nice little conclusion to the Firehole Canyon Drive.  Located along the canyon drive the Firehole Cascades is just another of the many roadside waterfalls that can be found in Yellowstone National Park. Located just south from Madison and …

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Sep 26

Animals of Yellowstone

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America’s Serengeti.   The animals of Yellowstone National Park make up the largest concentration of wildlife in the contiguous United States.  Nowhere in the lower United States is there a better chance to catch the interaction between predator and prey relationships on such a large scale.  Now realistically is there a chance you will see wolves …

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Sep 22

Crecelius Cascade: Yellowstone National Park

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Crecelius Cascade is one of the many unmarked waterfalls found in Yellowstone National Park.  In fact, some have said that Yellowstone has the most waterfalls per square miles in the world.  With over 300 waterfalls and counting many of them unnamed and off any marked trails Yellowstone is a waterfall hunter’s paradise.  Crecelius Cascade like …

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Sep 21

Mammoth Hot Springs Historic District: Yellowstone National Park

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To take a walk through history is to take a stroll through Mammoth Hot Springs Historic District.  This area of the National Park really hits home the fact that Yellowstone is really old.  It is hard to imagine but in 1886 the U.S. Army marched into Mammoth Hot Springs to protect Yellowstone’s natural resources.  So …

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Sep 20

Firehole Falls: Yellowstone National Parks

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Firehole Falls is a small scenic roadside waterfall in Yellowstone National Park.  Located on the 2-mile one way Firehole Canyon Drive.  This off the main road waterfall is quick stop that can turn to a much longer adventure.  The Firehole Canyon Drive is home to one of the two park sanctioned swimming holes.  The swimming …

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Sep 14

Fountain Paint Pot: Yellowstone National Park

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Visiting Yellowstone National Park is an otherworldly experience.  Hiking the boardwalk trail at Fountain Paint Pot brings that notion to life.  The bubbling mud pots, the vivid oranges, browns, and blues of the hot springs, geysers shooting water in the air and the fumaroles make the Fountain Paint Pot a fun little hike. One of …

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Sep 13

Artist Point: Yellowstone National Park

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One of the grand sights of Yellowstone National Park can be seen at Artist Point.  The famous overlook that countless number of families have used for a family photo backdrop.  There is a good reason for that.  The marquee overlook of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone features the 308 foot Lower Falls as its …

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Sep 11

Old Faithful Visitor Center: Yellowstone National Park

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With so much national beauty to see in Yellowstone it is hard to go inside to see an attraction.  However, the Old Faithful Visitor Center and others like it in the park are worth it.  Especially if you are spending multiple days in the park.  The Old Faithful Visitor Center is a great place to …

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Sep 09

Firehole Canyon Drive: Yellowstone National Park

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Looking for a short scenic drive in Yellowstone with waterfalls?  Then Firehole Canyon Drive is the place to go.  A real hidden gem.  Just a 2-mile one-way drive located south of the Madison Junction is one of our favorite areas of Yellowstone National Park.  Our love for the Firehole Canyon Drive started during our first …

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Sep 05

Mud Volcano: Yellowstone National Park

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Ooooh that smell, can’t you smell that smell, Oooh that smell.  I don’t think the band Lynyrd Skynyrd had the Mud Volcano area of Yellowstone National Park in mind when they came up with those lyrics.  Though they could have.  It certainly fits the area.  The rotten egg smell that permeates from Mud Volcano is …

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