Hiking, Hot Springs, National Parks/Etc., United States, Waterfalls, Wyoming

Of Geysers & Waterfalls – Day 4: Artist Point, Norris Geyser Basin, Artists’ Paint Pots, Monument Geyser Basin, and Firehole Lake Drive

Day 4 - August 25, 2020 Today was the day that taught me early mornings are the key to a more enjoyable Yellowstone experience. I'm not talking about extreme early mornings, but getting to places at 7:30am greatly increases the positive visitor experience! I packed up and headed out of Canyon Campground with a mug… Continue reading Of Geysers & Waterfalls – Day 4: Artist Point, Norris Geyser Basin, Artists’ Paint Pots, Monument Geyser Basin, and Firehole Lake Drive

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Of Geysers & Waterfalls – Day 3: West Thumb Geyser Basin, Mud Volcano, and the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River

Day 3 - August 24, 2020 It's Yelly-stone Day, it's Yelly-stone Day!! Seriously, I'm not an early bird, but I sprung up out of my sleeping bag at 5am, ready to get the show on the road and head into Yellowstone National Park for the first time in 29 years. Volcanos! Waterfalls! Geysers! Bubbling mud!… Continue reading Of Geysers & Waterfalls – Day 3: West Thumb Geyser Basin, Mud Volcano, and the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River

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Of Geysers & Waterfalls – Day 2: Fitzpatrick Wilderness Hiking

Day 2 - August 23, 2020 Because I was unable to change my camping reservations on short notice in Yellowstone, I decided to kick it around the Dubois area for a day before heading into the park. I delved into researching hikes, and learned about Whiskey Mountain (11,1547 feet) and Lake Louise that were fairly… Continue reading Of Geysers & Waterfalls – Day 2: Fitzpatrick Wilderness Hiking

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Of Geysers & Waterfalls – Day 1: Popo Agie Falls

Day 1 - August 22, 2020 Ever wake up on the morning of a grand adventure, so darn excited?! That was me. Though I didn't need to get an early morning start, I was still filled with anticipation. My grand 2020 adventure would take me to corners of Wyoming I had not visited in 29… Continue reading Of Geysers & Waterfalls – Day 1: Popo Agie Falls

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Next up… Yellowstone!

It's been 29 years... but I'm finally going back to Yellowstone!!! You'd think living in Wyoming, I would've been to Yellowstone more than once.  But people forget how large our state really is - I'm about seven hours and 400 miles away from the park, so it's not just a weekend bop over to the… Continue reading Next up… Yellowstone!