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Yellowstone trip

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Just got back from exploring Yellowstone National Park and thought that I would post some pictures.  It is a 6 to 7 hour drive from my house to the park so I don't go very often so each time it brings out a new bit of wonder and amazement.  I took my son and granddaughter with me and since it was the granddaughter's first trip to Yellowstone it was great to see the excitement she showed.  There was very little forest fire smoke there which along with the mild temps (mostly in the 60s) made the trip very pleasant.  One thing of note is the ever increasing number of tourist and the percentage of them from other countries.  If you go (and you should) I would recommend a mid September to mid October visit or if a summer trip is more feasible, than early mornings (to beat the rush) is the best time of day.

The brink of the Lower Falls of the Yellowstone



The Lower Falls (308 ft) from Inspiration Point



Old Faithful



A park resident



One of many hot springs



Another hot spring with algae bloom



Sapphire Pool, another hot spring



One of many small geysers



Another hot spring



An interesting looking mineral flow deposit


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Wow. Amazing scenery. I have never been out there either, but need to pack up the kids & head that way at some point. There are just some things in nature that you can't see any where else.

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