Just got back from 3 day's in Yellowstone

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  1. Charles

    Charles New Member

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    It was a very needed and relaxing trip :) Vacations are funny though, I was just getting caught up with work and now I'm behind again. Well worth it though. Here's a few snapshots we picked up along the way:

    Day 1 - Grand Tetons and Southeast corner of the park. Mainly beautiful mountain views and lots of hot spots:

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    We just arrived in the park, that's my son Josh :)

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    Big bubbling mud pot

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    A beautiful waterfall

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    More hot stuff

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    Hot stuff

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    Prettier hot stuff :)

    Day 2 - Southwest Corner of the park. We saw Old Faithful and lots of hot springs. Then drove around looking at mountain views.

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    This one decided to follow us along the highway for abit :)

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    Found this along a stream hidden by some trees

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    This little guy was wandering around looking for something to eat

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    Made it to Old Faithful

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    Hot stuff

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    These buffalo were doing lots of head butting, better watch themselves around those pools. Most were upwards of 167+ degree

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    Found this on a little side road

    Day 3 - This was spot wildlife day in the northeast corner of the park. We did well too, saw a huge grizzly and her offspring about 400 yards away with an optical, sat in the middle of the road while a heard of buffalo went around us. Countless Elk, Antelope, beaver etc... but the highlight of the day was seeing a brown bear catch and take a baby elk into a tree as a meal from maybe 50 yards away. It was truly nature at it's wildest and we got front row seats.

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    Smoldering Mountain

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    The hungry brown bear...

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    Baby Buffalo

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    Beautiful Valley

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    More Hotsprings

    Hope you enjoy the pictures ;-)
     

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  2. rast

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    Wonderful, I'm envious.
     

  3. tecumseh

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    a beautiful and very unusual place. highly recommended for almost anyone (before or after the 'Turon' season is highly recommended). every places looks like it was ready made for a post card picture.

    my wife did a couple of summer seasons in Yellowstone during the wolf reintroduction process.
     
  4. PerryBee

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    Great photos Charles.
    Gotta add that to the bucket list! ;)

    P.S. - almost didn't recognize you without the cigar in your mouth! :lol:
     
  5. G3farms

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    Great pics, looks like you had a fun time with the family :thumbsup:

    have to add that to the list also!!
     
  6. Charles

    Charles New Member

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    My wife frowns on cigars near the boy :lol:
     
  7. G3farms

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    what mama don't know ...............well we will just leave it at that.
     
  8. Iddee

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    If she fusses, just hand the cigar to him. Then she'll be happy when you take it back.
     
  9. bamabww

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    Thanks for sharing those photos. Yellowstone is a beautiful place. Your son will never forget this vacation.