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  • My little sister, my mom and me in 1948
    My little sister, my mom and me in 1948
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  • Morning Glory pool in 1948
    Morning Glory pool in 1948
    by grandmaR
  • Boardwalk area in 1948
    Boardwalk area in 1948
    by grandmaR

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  • 1. Wildlife

    Bison clean their hides by rolling in the dust. They often roll in the same location, over and over, killing off the grass in that area, causing a shallow, saucer like depression of dirt or sand. In...

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  • 2. Geysers/hot springs

    I have a lot of memories of the trip we took in 1948. Yellowstone was one of the most outstanding of them, and one of the places that I liked best was Morning Glory pool. I did not see it in 2010 - it...

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  • 3. Grand Canyon

    Just to give you some geologic history about how the Park was formed... About 600,000 years ago the area that is now the center of the park exploded. At the center of the explosion remained a crater,...

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  • 4. Mammoth Hot Springs

    Hot Springs are deep channels through which water flows from the molten interior of the earth; closer to the surface in Yellowstone than anywhere else on the planet! The Park's headquarters &...

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  • 5. Outside the park

    If you come in from Bozeman, there are a couple of options on how you can get to Yellowstone. You can go through Gardner, which is about an hour 1/2 drive. You go in though stone arches. Gardner is a...

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  • 6. When to Visit

    In the winter months only the far north road in the park is kept plowed. For this reason you can only drive into the park from the North entrance at Gardner,...

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  • 7. Yellowstone Day Hike Pamphlets

    Rangers have recommended that we do not go far into the backcountry due to the danger of bears, suggesting that we keep our hikes to under 5 miles. Of course...

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  • 8. For Additional Information

    Lamar Valley is my favorite place to view wild life. For awesome beauty, the canyon and its beautiful falls is my favorite place. However, the geysers never...

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  • 9. If You Enjoy Waterfalls

    If you enjoy water falls, and have the time there are a number of smaller falls besides the main attractions of the Upper and Lower Falls in the Grand Canyon of...

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  • 10. Visitor Centers

    Be sure to visit at least one of the Visitor Information Centers while you are in Yellowstone. This is the place to gather up all the information that will help...

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  • 11. Pine Bark Beetles and forest fires

    As we cruised the highways of Yellowstone, we came across many areas of forest that were full of dead trees – some still upright, others leaning and many down...

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  • 12. Our driving route inside Yellowstone NP

    After taking 1.5 days to reach Billings, Montana we were then in position to reach our first accommodations booked for the Yellowstone NP portion of our trip....

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  • 13. Yellowstone Trip Planning for Beginners

    Here is a go site that takes you step-by-step through what you need to do to plan a trip to Yellowstone National...

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  • 14. dancing with the wee wolves

    As meager as my zoom was compared to the giants surrounding me, it was still too heavy for my tripod which I had purchased mostly for family photos and...

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  • 15. the inadequate size of my....lens

    Many come to Yellowstone National Park to see Old Faithful and his contingent of geothermal buddies but for me, wildlife is the real calling card of this first...

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  • 16. Hiking trail maps

    At some places guides to the hiking trails are available either at the visitor centre, but also in wooden boxes outside. You can either take a leaflet for free...

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  • 17. Ranger activities

    On entering the park you will receive a Yellowstone newspaper at the gate. The paper has loads of useful info in it, among other also the programme of all the...

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  • 18. Bargains at our National Parks

    We have spent the ten days or so going through Yosemite Park, Grand Tetons, Yellowstone and Mount Rushmore. Our national parks are wonderful, beautiful and...

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  • 19. The weather

    I visited Yellowstone in mid July 1974 and yes it does get chilly at night. But other wise the weather was great. I am going to Yellowstone again for the first...

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  • 20. Grand Teton

    When you are travelling from the south into Yellowstone take the opportunity to visit the 'forgotten' Grand Teton National Park. A beautifull mountain range and...

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  • 21. America The Beautiful - Annual pass

    Whenever you are visiting America, and you want to visit a number of National Parks (and federal recreation areas), I can advise to buy an America The Beautiful...

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  • 22. Welcome in Yellowstone National Park

    Enkel de foto werd gepost, in afwachting van de informatie, deze informatie komt wat later.bedankt voor uw bezoek en tot nog eens.I have just posted the...

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  • 23. Trip Checklist!

    Barring road construction, most park roads are open to automobiles from about May 1 to the first Sunday in November; please plan with this in mind. Make lodging...

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  • 24. Entrance Fees

    Entrance to Yellowstone is $20 per car for 7 days. We were also visiting Grand Teton National Park (which actually would have been included in the $20 fee). We...

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  • 25. Making plans

    When planning our trip I used the Yellowstone Park area of the National Park Service website – as well as VT of course (thanks Amy and others!)It’s also really...

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