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A bison causing a jam and smiling?!

Bison (buffalo) jams are common at Yellowstone but this particular one bears mentioning. On our last evening in Yellowstone, after watching Old Faithful erupt one more time, the rain was falling steadily and after 3 days in the park we were glad to be heading back to the campsite to prepare for our trip further west the following day. We truly had had the best 3 days in the park as the weather was going... read more

Want to toast a marshmallow with this?

Along the Back Basin Trail at the Norris Geyser Basin we came across this tree! How about that for a giant marshmallow roasting fork? Daniel took the picture so all credit goes to him 🙂... read more

Norris Geyser Basin then and now!

4 photos in this post. As we were walking around Yellowstone, Richard and I, along with the kids, were trying to remember when we brought Daniel and Hannah. We knew Hannah had been in a stroller and we also knew that we had made the trip to pick up a milk cow in Idaho. We thought it was probably 2008, maybe early 2009. WRONG! As we came back into Yellowstone on Monday and went up to Norris Geyser Basin I... read more

Hovis at the Continental Divide :)

2 photos in this post. Traveling from West Thumb to Old Faithful takes you over the Continental Divide not once but twice! Yes, the Continental Divide actually loops up and back down again in a few short miles. Stopping at the western one by Isa Lake we got out to look at all the lily pads. Quite surprised to see them at this high of an elevation. Some visitors got quite a surprise to see Hovis! They got... read more

Sunday at Yellowstone

5 photos in this post. Sunday was sunny and relatively warm. This was the day for pulling the fifth wheel through Yellowstone from east to west stopping to view sites on the way. (SO glad we delayed our trip a day and did not do this on Saturday!) Our first stop was Gull Point Drive, a place we had not visited previously. Here the kids ran along the water front and enjoyed some fresh air as did Hovis. We... read more

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