Highlights of Yellowstone in August, front and backcountry

Lone Star Geyser erupting just as we approached

Lone Star Geysera hot bath in Shoshone Creek
having a warm bath in Shoshone Creek near a hot spring

seeing Shoshone Lake, one of my favorite places on earth, from many perspectives and in many different lights, and waking up our first morning on its south shore to two sets of bear prints, one large, with long claws, and the other small

south shore Shoshone Lake

watching bald eagles and pelicans by the lakebald eagle

touring the Shoshone Geyser Basin, Shoshone Geyser Basinwhich we haven’t seen since we skied there years ago

cooking lunchcooking lunch on a thermal feature when our fuel ran out the last day (not my idea!)

the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

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is right off one of the main roads through the park –
and more


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11 Responses to Highlights of Yellowstone in August, front and backcountry

  1. segmation says:

    What wonderful photos! Hope you didn’t run into any bears. http://segmation.com/blog/

  2. Monica says:

    Thank you! Only bear tracks in the backcountry. A large and gorgeous grizzly sow with 2 cubs from the road.

  3. giselzitrone says:

    Wunderschöne Fotos wünsche einen schönen Sonntag lieber Gruß und Umarmung Gislinde

  4. The Emu says:

    What a beautiful educational pictorial post Monica, thoroughly enjoyed that tour.
    I had not seen this post as it didn’t appear in my usual email address, not sure what happened, but have to keep an eye on it.
    Kind regards.

  5. beeblu says:

    What a spectacular place, and with built-in natural cooking utilities. 😀

  6. SandySays1 says:

    Thanks for sharing the pics. Nature sure makes anything man creates look lacking.

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