S: Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Park
BC: A beautiful vacation
FC: The Great Outdoors | Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Park 05/12/2012 - 05/17/2012
1: CAMPING | What a beautiful view! | A trip we will never forget!
3: The very much alive ghost town, Virginia City, Montana, is frozen in time. It is a remarkably well preserved old west Victorian gold mining town just 20 miles west of Yellowstone National Park.
5: In the 1940s, Charles and Sue Bovey began buying the town, putting much needed maintenance into failing structures. The ghost town of Virginia City began to be restored for tourism in the 1950s.
10: We saw lots of wildlife: - Pronghorns - Black Bears - Goats - Grizzly Bears - Ravens (very large) - Elks - Friendly Squirrels - Marmots - Hairy Rabbits - Bison
13: Hot Springs and Mud Pots
18: Old Faithful from Observation Point
19: Old Faithful is also called the most predictable geographical feature on Earth erupting almost every 91 minutes. Eruptions can shoot to a height of 106 to 185 feet (32 to 56 m) lasting from 1.5 to 5 minutes. The average height of an eruption is 145 feet (44 m).
20: Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
23: Tower Falls
24: The scenery was absolutely breathtaking!
27: Hot Springs
29: Lake of Yellowstone still frozen.
30: Before going to Grand Teton National Park, we stopped by Jackson Hole first.
37: To the Hidden Falls
39: It was a very long trail, about 5 miles in all.
41: At the Grizzly Discovery Center