West Yellowstone, Montana; Day 4

We checked out of our high-cost/ low-amenity motel in West Yellowstone and drove straight to Mammoth Hot Springs in the northern part of the Park. Yellowstone was established in 1872 as the first national park. There was no precedent for the idea of reserving land to remain wild so the first park superintendents had seriousContinue reading “West Yellowstone, Montana; Day 4”

West Yellowstone, Montana; Day 3

Our aspirations for the day took us into Yellowstone National Park to visit several key spots. Our first stop was at the Norris Geyser Basin which produces some of the oldest and hottest springs in the Park. Steamboat Geyser shoots spray up to 300 feet into the air and had a significant eruption just 8Continue reading “West Yellowstone, Montana; Day 3”