Yellowstone Discovery: West Thumb Basin

West Thumb Geyser Basin is one of the most unique and beautiful spots in Yellowstone. It is a confluence of geology and scenery. Smoldering thermal features from hot springs to mudpots line the shore of the western thumb of Yellowstone Lake. Just sixteen miles east of Old Faithful, West Thumb is one of the most […]

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Yellowstone Discovery: FireHole Road

We are continuing our Yellowstone adventures, embarking east from Madison Junction towards Old Faithful. This sixteen mile drive crosses through the fiery ground of Yellowstone’s Lower Geyser Basin, in a land of rivers and dramatic waterfalls, valleys and the shadow of the caldera. Turning right at Madison Junction towards Old Faithful, steam rises to the […]

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Yellowstone Discovery: West Yellowstone

We are kicking off our virtual tour of Yellowstone’s Lower Loop in one of the funnest towns in the west – West Yellowstone. Located on the southwestern edge of Yellowstone, West Yellowstone (affectionately known as ‘West’) is YNP’s year-round destination for outdoor adventure. West is a the busiest of Yellowstone’s gateway towns, with millions of […]

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