Camping, Hiking, Hot Springs, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, Uncategorized, United States, Waterfalls, Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park

Falling for Yellowstone: Day 2 – The Geyser Basins

October 1, 2022 Allllll the hot water! This would be the day for main geyser basins of Yellowstone... the greatest concentration of geysers and hydrothermal features in the world. My geyser geek self would shuttle Eric through the Upper, Black Sand, Midway, and Lower Geyser Basins before the exhausting day was done! We didn't even… Continue reading Falling for Yellowstone: Day 2 – The Geyser Basins

Camping, Grand Teton National Park, Hiking, Hot Springs, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, United States, Waterfalls, Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park

Falling for Yellowstone: Day 1 – Oxbow Bend, Colter Bay, West Thumb Geyser Basin, Riddle Lake & Lewis Lake

I needed one last big adventure for 2022, and some more time spent sleeping in a tent before the year was up. One thing I've been saying the last few years is I needed to visit Yellowstone National Park in the later fall season to see it with moody weather and a lack of people,… Continue reading Falling for Yellowstone: Day 1 – Oxbow Bend, Colter Bay, West Thumb Geyser Basin, Riddle Lake & Lewis Lake

Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, Montana, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, United States, Wyoming

A Quickie In Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area

Travelers to Wyoming tend to know/do the "big three": the Tetons, Yellowstone, and Devils Tower. However, Wyoming does have a few additional National Park Service units that are worth exploring, and often with a fraction of the crowds! That's right, Wyoming is home to seven NPS units, not including the National Historic Trails that cross-criss… Continue reading A Quickie In Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area

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Wyoming Hiked: Roundtop Mountain and T Hill in Thermopolis

Thermopolis is one of my favorite little spots to layover during travel I have to do around Wyoming. This small town is home to Hot Springs State Park, a great place to explore travertine terraces up close, take a soak in thermal mineral waters, and hike in unique scenery. This trip through Thermopolis I decided… Continue reading Wyoming Hiked: Roundtop Mountain and T Hill in Thermopolis

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Wyoming Hiked: Laramie Peak

Laramie Peak “is, at this day, covered with snow, which glitters in the sunshine like a diamond in the dark,” emigrant Dan Gelwicks writes in his diary - May 28, 1849. Treating emigrants to a view of its 10,275 foot summit for over a week as they made their way from western Nebraska into Wyoming,… Continue reading Wyoming Hiked: Laramie Peak