Yellowstone National Park Off The Beaten Path

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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Yellowstone National Park

  • 1. Grand Tetons

    If you can, fit in a visit to this neighboring national park, even if it is just a day to drive the park road. From Yellowstone’s South Entrance, the road leads directly into Grand Teton National...

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  • 2. Wildlife

    It's not exactly wildlife, but when I was in Yellowstone, I took a lot of photos of the trees. Mostly because there are a lot of trees in Yellowstone. When I labeled my photos, a lot of them were...

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  • 3. Nevada City

    Had a great time peaking into the windows of these buildings.The rustic look of these buildings is so Montana.This area produced more than $30 million dollars in gold in the late 1800's.Some 35,000...

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  • 4. Grizzly Discovery Center

    The Grizzly Discovery Center in West Yellowstone, Montana, gives visitors a chance to watch the behavior and interactions of wolves and grizzly bears in separate habitats. Photographers will delight...

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  • 5. Cody, Wyoming

    Ok, so maybe I am prejudice, but you are missing out on a special place if you don’t visit Cody. Located 53 miles from the East Entrance to Yellowstone, Cody is a small town snuggled up against the...

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  • 6. Virginia City

    Not too far from West Entrance of Yellowstone this city is an old ghost town.There are some real cool old buildings,atop the hill there are some make shift graves.These graves are said to be the...

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  • 7. Beartooth Scenic Highway (NE Entrance)

    For a unique experience, us the Northeast Entrance from Red Lodge, Wyoming as your entry to Yellowstone. The Beartooth Highway is once in a lifetime journey...

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  • 8. Natural Bridge

    Natural Bridge is approximately a 1.5 mile hike from the parking lot. The turnout is well marked and the trail is fairly well groomed. By comparison with Utah's...

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  • 9. Pelican Creek Trail

    If you would like to take a really short hike off the beaten path in the park, consider the Pelican Creek Trail. This is a very easy 1.3 mile hike. Pelican...

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  • 10. Storm Point Hike

    I love, love, love this hike! The Storm Point Hike may be my favorite short hike in the park. This is a wonderful 2.3-mile hiking trail. The trailhead begins at...

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  • 11. The Norris Basin

    The Norris Geyser Basin is the hottest, oldest, and most dynamic of Yellowstone's thermal areas (there are very few thermal features at Norris under the boiling...

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  • 12. Two Spectacular Drives From the NE

    This is a beautiful drive, and another way to reach Cody. This route will take you through Sunlight Basin along the Chief Joseph Highway. It is a longer route...

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  • 13. West Yellowstone, A Place to Stay and Play

    Although not as convenient as staying inside the park, if you are unable to stay within Yellowstone, the small community of West Yellowstone, Montana has a...

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  • 14. Calcite Springs Overlook Trail

    Calcite Springs Overlook Trail is a short, but interesting activity if you are in the Tower Falls and Petrified Tree Area. The trail is located a short distance...

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  • 15. Petrified Tree

    The Petrified Tree consists on one, partial trunk of a petrified redwood tree. Located along the northern most road in the park, unless you are visiting Lamar...

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  • 16. Firehole Canyon Drive

    Firehole Canyon Drive is a beautiful, short drive that comes off the main park road on the west side of the park, just south of the Madison area. High walls...

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  • 17. Uncle Toms Trail

    In 1898 a simple trail was built by Tom Richardson to lead visitors to the base of the Lower Falls, where he would serve his tour group a picnic before the...

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  • 18. hike to the top of Avalanche Peak

    In 1994, I visited Yellowstone National Park as part of an extended trip much like I did in 2008. The big difference was it was in the beginning of the trip...

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  • 19. Natural bridge.

    Just 3 kms south of Lake Junction is a well sign-posted trail up to a natural bridge. There are 2 approaches to the bridge, 1 south and 1 north of the creek...

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  • 20. Grand Prismatic Spring.

    There is quite an easy way (although it's hard work) to get an almost helicopter view of Grand Prismatic Spring.Take your car another km south towards Old...

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  • 21. Cleft Cascade

    The fourth and fifth falls along the Cascade Creek system come in rapid succession and have been given the joint name of Cleft Cascades. They are located just a...

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  • 22. Humpback Cascade

    The third waterfall along Cascade Creek is Humpback Cascade. This is pulled back away from the trail more so than the others. The falls are only about 15 feet...

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  • 23. Diamond Cascade

    The second waterfall encountered along Cascade Creek is Diamond Cascade so named for its 4 distinct and separate sections which form a diamond shaped form. The...

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  • 24. Pothole Cascade

    The first of five small falls on Cascade Creek this falls is about 40 feet (19 meters) but does not fall all that vertically. It is more of a cascade than a...

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  • 25. Union Falls!!!

    Union Falls is without a doubt, one of the most spectacular waterfalls I have ever seen. That is saying a LOT. The appreciation for this falls may be in part...

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