S: Road Trip 2009
BC: It's been fun
FC: Road Trip 2009 | Badlands Yellowstone Grand Tetons
1: On the Road | On the Road
2: National | Badlands | Park
3: !! People are drawn to the rugged beauty of the Badlands. These geologic deposits contain one of the world's richest fossil beds. The park's 244,000 acres protect an expanse of mixed-grass prairie where bison, bighorn sheep, pronghorn, and prairie dogs, live today.
4: Custer State Park in the Black Hills boasts several scenic drives. | Crazy Horse Memorial
5: Wall Drug South Dakota | America's Favorite Roadside Attraction
6: Between 1927 and 1941, 400 workers sculpted the 60-foot monuments of Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln to represent the first 150 years of American history. | Mount Rushmore National Memorial
7: Devil's Tower National Monument
8: Beartooth All-American Road | The Beartooth Highway makes its way across the rugged Beartooth Mountains in Montana and Wyoming.
9: The road is the highest elevation highway in the Northern Rockies and provides dramatic views, unlimited outdoor recreation opportunities, and unparalleled wildlife watching.
10: The Roosevelt Arch is the north entrance to Yellowstone National Park in Gardiner, Montana.
11: Welcome to Yellowstone National Park Lamar Valley is home to herds of elk, bison, and several packs of wolves, making it Yellowstone National Park's prime location to view wildlife.
12: Roosevelt Old West Dinner Cookout
13: Grab the saddles and hitch up the wagon for an evening you won't soon forget. You can ride out to Yancy's Hole on a horse or in a covered wagon. You'll find your boots tappin' to old western songs sung by the singin' cowboy. You may have come here as a city slicker, but you'll go back as a regular cowpoke.!
14: Whitewater Rafting down the Yellowstone River
15: Tower Falls | The fall drops 132 feet and the naming comes from the rock pinnacles at the top of the fall.
16: Mammoth Hot Springs are the main attraction of the Mammoth District.As hot water rises through limestone, large quantities of rock are dissolved by the hot water, and a white chalky mineral is deposited on the surface. | Dead trees at Mammoth Hot Springs | Mammoth Terraces
17: A large hot spring, known as Boiling River, enters the Gardner River. The hot and the cold water mix in pools along the river's edge.
18: Upper & Lower Falls of Yellowstone National Park | Lower Falls
19: The Upper Falls is upstream of the Lower Falls and is 109 ft. high. The Lower Falls is 308 ft. high. | Upper Falls
20: Kepler Cascades This three-tiered cascade drops over 50 feet as the Firehole River flows North.
21: Firehole Falls has a drop of approximately 40 feet.
22: Old Faithful Historic District | Eruptions can shoot 3,700 to 8,400 gallons of boiling water to a height of 106 to 185 feet lasting from 1.5 to 5 minutes. Intervals between eruptions can range from 45 to 125 minutes. | Old Faithful Inn was built during the winter of 1903-04
23: Old Faithful Geyser
24: Grand Prismatic Spring, located in Midway Geyser Basin, has the distinction of being the park's largest hot spring. It measures approximately 370 feet in diameter.
25: The mud pots at Yellowstone Park emit a distinct odor of sulfur. This separates them from hot springs and you'll know you are experiencing a real boiling mud pot.
26: Yellowstone wildlife | Elk are the most abundant large mammal found in Yellowstone | In a typical year, more than 3000 bison roam the grasslands of Yellowstone National Park
27: Beth & Vicki | Angela & Bonny | Enjoying a scenic boat cruise on Yellowstone Lake | Lake Yellowstone Hotel
28: Getting into Grand Teton and enjoying a picnic along the water
29: Camping at Colter Bay Village in the Grand Tetons
31: Hiking around Jenny Lake in the Grand Tetons
32: Such great animal viewing and majestic mountain in Grand Teton
33: What a perfect day to go for a swim in Jenny Lake
35: Douglas, WY State Fair and Rodeo
36: Cheyenne, WY