Yellowstone

Yellowstone Campground Review

  Need help planning your Yellowstone vacation? I offer Trip Reports and Itineraries/Guidebooks on my other site: YellowstoneTrips.com.   This is part of a multi-blog series of campground reviews. After reading my Yellowstone campground review, you can click through others at the bottom of this post. Yellowstone National Park has twelve campgrounds for car camping. I’m …

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Backpacking in the Bechler

A couple weeks ago my friend Heather and I spent four days hiking through the Bechler Region in Yellowstone. It’s in the southwest part of the park and also known as Cascade Corner. Four days, 30 miles, countless waterfalls, one set of grizzly tracks, wildlfowers and berries, backcountry hot springs…it was amazing. Since I took …

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Lava Creek Trail in Yellowstone

Last Saturday we drove to Yellowstone to hike Bunsen Peak (named after the man who invented the Bunsen burner used in every high school science class–or at least it used to be). Heading into the park we noticed Bunsen Peak looked very white. Too much snow to hike. No problem, we decided to hike to …

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Yellowstone River Trail

Sunday we went for a hike along the Yellowstone River Trail. The route follows the Yellowstone River from Gardiner (and the confluence of the Yellowstone and Gardner Rivers)18.5 miles into the park. Through-hikers start at the other end since you lose more elevation that way, but we were only going a short distance, so it …

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