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Yellowstone Guided Day Tour From Jackson Hole
"Upon leaving your hotel in Jackson Hole you will stop at Big Thumb by Yellowstone Lake.  The magma underneath Yellowstone park heats rain water and melting snow at about 8 miles below the earth surface. The water finds its way back to the surface of the earth in the form of mud volcano fumarole warm and hot springs. Your tour route will lead you to Hayden Valley home to wolves Grizzlies
From $1,100.00
 
Yellowstone Lower Loop Self Guided Driving Tour from Jackson Hole
"Your self-guided tour of Yellowstone's Lower Loop will be emailed to you and you can print it in your hotel or at home or download the app if you use iOS. (For android devices you can download the app for free.) Once your tour is downloaded you can access it offline on your phone or iPad and you will be able to travel around the park without the need for internet connection. The tour is packed with all the information you need before starting your adventure. It guides you precisely and is accessible at any time so you can refer to it as many times as you wish.Your tour route is designed by an expert guide
From $57.00
 
Yellowstone Lower Loop Self-Guided Tour from West Yellowstone
"Your self-guided tour of Yellowstone's Lower Loop will be sent via email so you can print it at your hotel or at home or download the app if you use iOS. (For android devices you can download the app for free.) Once your tour is downloaded you can access it offline on your phone or iPad and you will be able to travel around the park without the need for internet connection. The tour is packed with all the information you need before starting your adventure. It guides you precisely and is accessible at any time so you can refer to it as often as you wish.The route will lead you to the Grand Prismatic Spring Old Faithful
From $57.00

Wildlife Tips (73)

Elk in Yellowstone

Elk are the most plentiful large animal in Yellowstone with some 30,000 in the summer and 15 to 20,000 in the winter. Adult bull elk weigh about 700 pounds with large antlers having 6-8 points per...
Ewingjr98
Nov 16, 2008

Coyotes in Yellowstone

From 1910 to 1930 wolves were eliminated from Yellowstone; coyotes were also target, but they were able to survive. For years coyotes were the largest predator in the park, but with the reintroduction...
Ewingjr98
Nov 05, 2008

Bison in Yellowstone

Yellowstone has about 4,000 free ranging bison, just a tiny fraction of the 150,000 bison on private and public lands across the US. Buffalo have lived in Yellowstone for centuries, but in 1902 the...
Ewingjr98
Nov 05, 2008

Fort Yellowstone

There were park rangers standing off to the side of the elk that were laying around Fort Yellowstone. They were keeping an eye on the tourists and apparently the elk that were around this area. Listen...
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807Wheaton
May 19, 2008

Bear Safety

when going through back country trails,you should always whistle and/or clap so that bears know you are coming.if a bear follows you,he is just seeing what you will do and if you run away,there is a...
yellowstone_is_best
Jul 20, 2007

Stay at least three days - and drive slowly

When we left Great Fountain Geyser, we drove up toward West Yellowstone. Frequent sightings of Elk are usually the first wildlife to see. We also waited for some bison to move on off the road. When we...
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807Wheaton
Jul 10, 2007

Wildlife Close Encounter

In Yellowstones, we found out for the first time the excitement in close encounter with a black bear. While cruising on the park road, we saw 6 to 7 cars parked on the side of the road. Experience...
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MyHollyDay
Jun 04, 2007

Buffalo Roam

They roam everywhere. From the Madison River Valley, Hayden Valley, to the Northeast Entrance. You'll see buffalo regardless of where you roam. Since the fire of 1987, the forest openings have allowed...
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Toughluck
Mar 23, 2007

Majestic Buffalo

Naturally, you came here to see the geysers, hotsprings, and wildlife. Well, keep your eyes open and it won't be long before you come across everything you imagined in this park, and perhaps more. So...
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TropicGirl77
Aug 29, 2006

All Kinds of Animals

One of the most memorable things about Yellowstone for many visitors is the abundance of wildlife in the park. As it has been protected for over 100 years the wildlife in the area has flourished...
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GuthrieColin
Feb 10, 2006

Animals.

One of my favorites thing is too watch animals and here you can see lots of bisons and elk herds. Unfortunately some of them look skinny probably due to lack of vegetation during winter. I saw some...
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Robdaz
Sep 18, 2005

Wildlife abounds!

Watch for Bison, Elk, Mooses, Coyotes, Bears, Eagles, etc. but heed warnings about these animals. They are not exaclty domesticated and can be dangerous to you. We saw just about all of them while we...
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TimDaoust
Apr 15, 2005
 
 
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Things to Do Near Yellowstone National Park

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Mt. Washburn

We started out in mid-morning. Reached the top and enjoyed a picnic lunch looking over the park. We noticed clouds to the west, so we started down. Halfway back, it started to snow (few flakes), but...
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Grand Canyon

There are several different stops to see the different areas of Grand Canyon. It is worth stopping at the different parts. There are paths to the base of the different areas. They are not extremely...
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Tower Falls

I really wish they would fix the path to the base of the falls. For now it is not worth walking down the path as it is closed before you can get to the base, and you cannot see the falls from any part...
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Yellowstone Lake

under construction Yellowstone Lake is the largest lake at high elevation (i.e., more than 7,000 ft.) in North America. It is a natural lake, situated at 7,733 ft. above sea level. It is roughly 20...
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Mammoth Hot Springs

Mammoth Hot Springs in the north-western area of the Yellowstone park is a complex of geothermal vents and springs, which over time created multi-coloured steps made from calcium carbonate which is...
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