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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
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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

Most Viewed Warnings and Dangers in Yellowstone National Park

Warnings and Dangers

Wildlife

I love wildlife is lovely but you have to remember they can cause injury and it could be fatal. Naturally during mating seasons and when they have young ones .. they are the most dangerous. So if you...
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Driving

We were on motorcycle. People kept stopping for pictures of buffalo. And they would stop in the middle of the road. A motorcycle is about the size and running about the speed of a bear running full...
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Hot water

There are several major hazards in Yellowstone. One is the animals, one is the hot water in the thermal springs. There are also hazards due to breaking through the thin crust over the hot internal...
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Unstable ground

The pothole seems to have opened up in the parking lot at the Mudvolcano area. We saw quite a few new thermal "holes" in areas that looked like they did not have any before. This one had some smoke...
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Earthquakes and the Volcano Part I

A large portion of Yellowstone National Park sits over a large caldera. When you receive your park pamphlet after passing through the gate, you will see the estimated border of the caldera outlined on...
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KimberlyAnn
Apr 23, 2015

Additional Park Rules to Remember

It is illegal to collect any objects, including the picking of wildflowers while in the park. Geysers and hot springs are fragile areas that can be easily damage, plus in some areas the ground is so...
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KimberlyAnn
Apr 23, 2015
 
 
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Earthquakes and the Volcano Part II

So, should this prevent you from visiting Yellowstone? The chance of a visitor being injured by any of these seismic activities would be very rare. The park is mostly wilderness, and unexplored,...
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KimberlyAnn
Apr 23, 2015

Weather in the Yellowstone

lol, we can get a foot of snow any day of the year...any. However this year looks to be a warm June, as the winter seems to be wrapping up currently 2-4 weeks ahead of schedule. The first part of June...
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BrandonComstock
Feb 25, 2010

Giardiasis

The dreaded Giardia Lamblia parasite or simply Giardia is present in some of the streams and lakes in Yellowstone and throughout wilderness regions of North Amreica, making the water unsafe to drink...
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GuthrieColin
Nov 03, 2009

No internet access or mobile communication

In every park's hotels there is NO internet access; moreover, most of mobile phones do not work. Well, it is not that great problem, if you know it in advance. So, if you need to phone, buy the...
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PALLINA
Sep 02, 2009

Don't toss that . . .

. . . into the geyser ... or anywhere except a trash receptacle please! It's common courtesy not to litter, and look what thoughtless tossing can do to a geyser over the years. Anyway, it's the...
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TropicGirl77
Aug 29, 2006

Visitor Center Construction

This isn't really a warning...it's more of a heads up. Yellowstone National Park is in the process of building 2 new Visitor Centers: one at Canyon and the other at Old Faithful. As a result, both of...
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jasperdo
Aug 05, 2006

Shouldn't Dangle from Cliffs for photographs

Like this young guy was doing.. He was really young maybe 12 or 13.. He Got his shot but he was really dangling in a precarious position from a dangerous ledge.. Nevertheless he was careful and it...
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KARLPORTER56
Jan 30, 2006

Probably shouldn't dive off Waterfalls..

Like this young college age kid was doing.. Actually we just chanced upon a group of kids diving off a 50 ft. waterfall.. He did make a beautiful inward flip.. and the crowd cheered fortunately he was...
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KARLPORTER56
Jan 30, 2006

Top Hotels in Yellowstone National Park

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Lake Village, Wyoming, 82190, United States
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1 Grand Loop, Wyoming, 82190, United States
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Old Faithful Bypass Road, Wyoming, 82190, United States
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North Rim Drive, Wyoming, United States
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Old Faithful Bypass Road, Yellowstone Lake, Wyoming, 82190, United States
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North Rim Dr. at Grand Loop Road, Wyoming, 82190, United States
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Top Things to Do in Yellowstone National Park

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Geysers/hot springs

Norris Geyser Basin, near Norris Junction on the Yellowstone park road, is the hottest geyser basin in Yellowstone. It is accessible on a boardwalk, one that leads in a loop through the main basin,...
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Wildlife

The Lamar Valley is located in the north-eastern part of Yellowstone National Park. It is named after the Lamar River, a tributary of the Yellowstone River. It is one of the best area for wildlife...
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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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Old Faithful

If you chose to stay at the Old Faithful Inn, it is best to not stay in the old section. It really needs updating. Old Faithful goes off about every 90 minutes. It is not as high as it used to be or...
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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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Top 5 Yellowstone National Park Writers

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KimberlyAnn

"Yellowstone National Park, My Neighbor"
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kazander

"Incredible Yellowstone National Park"
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Bwana_Brown

"Yellowstone National Park was fantastic"
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Jim_Eliason

"Yellowstone"
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GuthrieColin

"Yellowstone National Park"
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