Yellowstone: King of all Parks

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The hype is worthy; Yellowstone is an incredible place to see. This first of the US National Parks is a treasure. There are wild animals and even wilder landscapes. We have visited waterfalls, mud pots, geysers, fumaroles, travertine hot springs and more. The western entrance to Yellowstone is in Idaho. A few miles in, we were treated with a bison having a grass breakfast; he could not look up.Our longing for big and small game was easily met. We saw marmot, prairie dogs, elk, bison and mule deer. On the landscape front, we visited three states; Idaho, Wyoming and Montana and we watched geysers erupt, mud pots bubble and waterfalls flow over canyons. We walked through the geyser basin watching steaming and bubbling pools of water and mud. Amazing colors of heat-resistant microorganisms and minerals change the Earth’s surface. Old Faithful, was just that. Steamboat Geyser did not…

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