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Yellowstone Bison


Posted February 9, 2018

Location: Yellowstone
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The Yellowstone Park bison herd in Yellowstone National Park is probably the oldest and largest public bison herd in the United States. Yellowstone is known for its geothermal activity and large mammals, especially elk, wolves, American bison, bears, pronghorns, moose and bighorn sheep. The Yellowstone Park bison herd was estimated in 2015 to be 4,900 bison. The bison in the Yellowstone Park bison herd are American bison of the Plains bison subspecies. Yellowst  .... Read More

Yellowstone Bear Encounter


Posted January 18, 2018

Location: Wyoming, Yellowstone
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During our visit to Yellowstone we were blessed to see bears on three separate occasions, one of which was much closer than we could have expected.  As you can see, the first picture was from over 100 yards.  After the camera clicked, the bear heard the noise and clearly caught a scent.  He came close to check me out - but changed his mind after all when he was about 100 feet away. The gallery below captures the entire event, from the time the bear first headed my way to the time   .... Read More

Yellowstone Geothermal


Posted January 13, 2018

Location: Wyoming, Yellowstone
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The geothermal areas of Yellowstone include several geyser basins in Yellowstone National Park as well as other geothermal features such as hot springs, mud pots, and fumaroles. The number of thermal features in Yellowstone is estimated at 10,000. A study that was completed in 2011 found that a total of 1,283 geysers have erupted in Yellowstone, 465 of which are active during an average year. These are distributed among nine geyser basins, with a few geysers found in smaller thermal areas  .... Read More

Trail Ridge Road


Posted September 30, 2016

Location: Colorado, Grand Teton National Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, Wyoming, Yellowstone
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Adventures into the wild take us to the most extraordinary places. You will find narrative and photo records of our adventures on our blog. We look forward to your input on the blog articles as we are constantly tracking wildlife sightings across North America. Our first family trip into the wilderness was in 2012.  We visited Rocky Mountain National Park, Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Mount Rushmore, and the Badlands.  In all, the trip was amazing! The photo   .... Read More