Tag Archives: Old Faithful

Montana’s Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks, scenic, cold and uncrowded in winter!

Old Faithful Geyser erupts at dusk, to a crowd of two, my spouse and I!

        Last January,  we headed to Whitefish, MT, to join a group of ski patrol friends to ski at Whitefish Mountain (formerly, Big Mountain), tour into Glacier National Park and make our way south to Yellowstone National Parks.  I suggest such a winter trip should be on the bucket list for any [...]

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Yellowstone National Park: Old Faithful, hundreds of thermal features, stunning mountains make this year your time to visit America’s oldest national park!

A large herd of bison are framed by the Grand Teton range, just south of Yellowstone Park last summer.

A large herd of bison are framed by the Grand Teton range, just south of Yellowstone Park last summer. Deep blue hot spring on Firehole Lake Drive offers wonderous viewing for young and old; it is right off the roadway! Boardwalk around thermal features at Firehole Lake Drive offers easy and handicapped access. Quake Lake, [...]

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What -38 degrees looks like! A very cold Yellowstone National Park and West Yellowstone (Part II of III installments)

After a scenic 1100 mile drive to Whitefish, MT to ski with old friends and a side trip to explore Glacier National Park, it was time to head south to West Yellowstone and Yellowstone National Park.  We had visited West Yellowstone and gone into the Old Faithful area of the park five years earlier in [...]

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