Madison Campground, Yellowstone National Park

Madison River, Madison Campground, Yellowstone National Park

The Madison Campground has become one of my favorite spots in Yellowstone National Park.  Conveniently located near the west entrance, this campground offers easy access to the Tower Junction, Old Faithful, and West Yellowstone.  I highly recommend staying here if you are looking for a camping ...

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Bison Carcass Draws Animals in Yellowstone National Park, September 2013

I have said many times, Yellowstone National Park is an amazing place to see animals, and animals “living” in the wild.  By “living,” I mean, that you will likely see some kind of scene that looks like it is right out of National Geographic.  Bison carcasses will draw ...

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Lewis Falls, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Lewis Falls and the Lewis River, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/

Lewis Falls is a pretty 30-foot waterfall located just off of the main road about halfway between the South Entrance to Yellowstone National Park and Grant Village inside the park.  These falls are located on the Lewis River, and are found just south of Lewis Lake. These falls cannot be missed ...

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Hiking to Cascade Lake, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Cascade Lake, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com

Cascade Lake in Yellowstone National Park was a hike I had heard about many times, but never (until this year) had the time to do it.  We were lucky and ended up with some extra time, so we just one morning decided to do it.  We didn’t check the weather report, we didn’t try to... ...

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Beartooth Highway opening May 24, 2013 at 9:00 a.m., now delayed

I know a lot of you have been wanting to know when the Beartooth Highway will be completely open in 2013: the date has been announced! The Beartooth Highway was set to open completely at 9:00 a.m. on May 24, 2013. However, an UPDATE on the Beartooth Highway — the opening is now delayed, ...

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Things to do in Yellowstone National Park: Tower Fall

Tower Fall (yes, Fall, not Falls, according to the National Park Service), in Yellowstone National Park, is a must-see during your visit. Facts:  The falls are located just 17 miles north of Canyon, and two miles south of Roosevelt.  The fall falls 132 feet, and there is a half-mile long, very ...

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When will the Beartooth Highway open in 2013?

As I have mentioned before, I love keeping track of snow plow progress around the state of Montana, and when major highways will open.  The Beartooth Highway won’t be clear for vehicle traffic in 2013 until the roads are cleared of snow. You can keep track of their progress here: ...

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Beware of Bison in Yellowstone National Park

The stories we mainly hear about from Yellowstone National Park are the ones that involve people being “attacked” by bears. The following fact is taken from Yellowstone’s website: There are more people hurt by bison than by bears each year in Yellowstone. Park regulations ...

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Where is Yellowstone National Park?

Where is Yellowstone National Park?  Yellowstone National Park is a national park located mostly in the state of Wyoming, in the United States.  The park is also partially located in Montana and Idaho. The park covers more than 3,460 square miles, including mountains, lakes, rivers, and is ...

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Map of the Pullouts in Lamar Valley in Yellowstone National Park

Anyone who has visited Yellowstone National Park in Montana and Wyoming has probably learned that the Lamar Valley is referred to as the “Serengeti of Yellowstone.”  This means, of course, that the Lamar Valley is packed with animals, and the open fields and hillsides make this a ...

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