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Navigating the Wild: A Guide to Wildlife Watching Etiquette in Yellowstone National Park

Heading out to go wildlife-watching in Yellowstone National Park is an experience that may reward you with lifelong memories. Throughout the region, animals roam free, giving those who make the effort and take their time an opportunity to see wildlife like nowhere else.  As you ready yourself for encountering the park’s diverse wildlife, it is …

Trail of the Week: Yellowstone’s Hellroaring Trail

Location: Trailhead is ~3.5 miles west of Tower Junction Distance: 2.2 to 7 miles, depending on the adventure you choose Elevation Gain: 500 feet to 1,000 feet, depending on the route taken Gear Typically Needed In the Winter: Snowshoes and/or traction devices, warm clothes, trekking poles, food and water Gear Typically Needed In the Summer: Bear Spray, …

Unlocking Yellowstone: A Comprehensive Guide to Park Entrances

Heading to Yellowstone National Park in 2024? Your trip involves crucial decisions: When to visit, where to stay, what to eat, and what to see. While all of these are important, another key decision is choosing the right entrance to Yellowstone National Park. With five official entrances, each offering unique attractions, selecting the best entrance …

Trail of The Week: Yellowstone’s Trout Lake

Location: East of Soda Butte Cone and West of Pebble Creek Distance: 1.25 miles round trip Elevation Gain: Roughly 300 feet Gear Typically Needed In the Winter– traction devices, warm clothes, trekking poles, water Gear Typically Needed In the Summer– water, bear spray Trout Lake is a stunning small lake in the northern range of Yellowstone National …

Trail of the Week: Calcite Springs and Tower Fall (Winter Only)

Location: Roosevelt Distance: 5 miles Elevation Gain: Roughly 500 feet Gear Typically Needed in Winter: Snowshoes, warm clothes, trekking polesThe snowshoe up to Tower Fall and Calcite Springs is a classic winter adventure in Yellowstone National Park and one that you should not skip. It is one of my favorites and an experience that will …

Embracing the Chill: A Guide’s Guide to Winter Hiking and Snowshoeing in Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park transforms into a winter wonderland each year, captivating adventurers with its serene landscapes and ethereal beauty. When the temperature drops below freezing, the park takes on a magical quality, with fresh snow sparkling as the sun hits the prairie, delicate hoarfrost clinging to the plants, and the brilliant browns of a bison’s …

Seven Winter Wonderland Adventures Around Paradise Valley, Montana

North of Yellowstone National Park’s famed North Entrance and south of the iconic town of Livingston, Montana, you’ll find Paradise Valley. Split in half by the majestic Yellowstone River and flanked to the east by the tower Absaroka-Beartoooth Mountains and Wilderness, few places inspire adventure as much here. While the area is best known for …

A Wild Encounter in Yellowstone: Otters and Moose Unveiled

In the heart of Yellowstone National Park, nature’s drama unfolds amidst stunning landscapes. Embarking on a journey through the mesmerizing scenery of Yellowstone National Park presents the opportunity to encounter some of its charismatic wildlife. Among the park’s notable inhabitants are the majestic moose and the agile river otters, each contributing to the rich tapestry …