A Story of Traveling Bison

This past weekend was spent in the northern range of Yellowstone looking for wolves, among other wildlife. After getting up well before sunrise to get to the Lamar Valley, I came up empty. I just happened to see a few spotters along the road on the way out, and turned...

Midway Geyser Basin Tour

Thermal features of the Midway Geyser Basin Take a virtual walkthrough of the Midway Geyser Basin in Yellowstone National Park, while learning a little bit about each of the main features. Photos are all my own, and information was gathered from various sources....

January in Yellowstone

Most of the heart of Yellowstone is only accessible by snow coach or snowmobile during the winter months. I was lucky enough to get on a trip in to the park to Old Faithful on one of these tracked snow coaches. It was a full day trip, with snow and wildlife all...

Yellowstone – August 7

Yellowstone trip from August 7th. Enjoy! I didn’t feel much like writing today, so these pictures will have to speak for themselves.   Upper Geyser Basin   Old Faithful   Iron Creek Black Sand Basin   Excelsior Geyser Crater Midway Geyser...

Yellowstone – August 25

  Yesterday was my first “full” Yellowstone trip with the new Canon 6D and 17-40L lens. This trip started in Big Sky, through the lower loop, and then back. Stops included Firehole Lake Drive, the Midway and Upper Geyser Basins, Old Faithful, Hayden...

Yellowstone – July 5

After leaving Grand Teton National Park, on the way to Big Sky, I stopped through Yellowstone for most of the day.   At first light, I reached the Mud Volcano area, near Hayden Valley. Explorers in the late 1800s heard sounds here, “resembling the reports...