“No human architect ever designed such intricate fountains as these.
Artist point offers one of the most photographed views in Yellowstone.
Both the upper and lower decks were awash with tour groups and of course everybody wanted to take a picture of themselves in front of this iconic view, sans others. Continue reading “Yellowstone National Park – Yellowstone Falls & a Bear”
Norris Geyser Basin is the hottest, oldest and most dynamic thermal area in the park. It is also the location of the world’s tallest active geyser. Continue reading “Yellowstone National Park – Norris Geyser Basin”
Yellowstone National Park spans an area of 3,468.4 square miles (8,983 km2). To make the most of it in four and half days seems ambitious. It is nonetheless doable with the help of a knowledgeable National Park ranger. Continue reading “Yellowstone National Park – Artist Paint Pots”
Yellowstone Lake is the largest high elevation lake in North America.
It was 1900 hour when we met again by the car. We were out on a mission to see a moose in Grand Teton National Park.
Earlier in the day, we drove into the park.
“Let the people walk.” – wrote Edward Abbey, in his 1968 autobiography Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness.
If we were to do Zion National Park all over again, we would hike the Angels Landing first thing in the morning, when the air’s cool and our energy level high.
This we did at Arches National Park. Continue reading “Arches National Park – Delicate Arch”
What is a butte and what is a mesa?