Tag Archive: Things to do in Wyoming

Oct 25

Lehardy Rapids: Yellowstone National Park

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One of our last stops to Yellowstone National Park was Lehardy Rapids.  We were heading out through the East Entrance saw it on the map and decided make the drive over.  The Lehardy Rapids is a section of the Yellowstone River that turns to whitewater as the river bed lowers.  Located just three miles north …

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Oct 22

Wyoming Dinosaur Center

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My oldest daughter is dino-crazy.  So, we just had to make the drive to the Wyoming Dinosaur Center one of the premier dinosaur museums in the United States.  She was not disappointed.  Giving McKenna the chance to see over 30 mounted skeletons including a Supersaurus which is super by the way.  At 106 feet there …

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Oct 21

Hot Springs State Park: Wyoming

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Thermopolis… sounds like the hometown to a magma inspired superhero.  It just might be your marvelous spot after a soak in its free bath house.  Hot Springs State Park is Thermopolis best attraction.  Famous for being the home to the world’s largest mineral hot spring.  Where everyday over 8,000 gallons of mineral water bubble up …

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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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