Yellowstone is closed for the season

Yellowstone is closed for the season

So grateful to be able to spend the last three days of the Summer 2016 season in Yellowstone. Other than the northern part of the park (from Mammoth to Cooke City), the rest is now closed to the public. I have to say these three days – especially Sunday –...
In the Silence

In the Silence

Have you ever really heard total silence outside? Maybe it was after a big snowfall that absorbed and muffled all sound. Winter is a great time for silence to show up. The other day I went into Yellowstone and with the wind calm, the lake was, too. I pulled off for a...
Winter Expedition in Yellowstone: Thorofare

Winter Expedition in Yellowstone: Thorofare

They’ve reached the Thorofare in Yellowstone and have many miles to go. If you’ve ever wondered what the remote areas of Yellowstone look like in winter, you now have a window into it. Yellowstone photographer, Tom Murphy, is retracing a route he took on...
Days in Yellowstone: January

Days in Yellowstone: January

One of my goals for 2016 is to do a better job of keeping a travel journal just for my trips into Yellowstone and sharing them. I also plan to do more sharing on Instagram this year, so if you’re interested, you can follow me over there. To make that possible,...
July Reminder of Winter

July Reminder of Winter

Last week in Yellowstone, everyone had a reminder that summer is precious and should be savored. The skies were heavy with clouds that looked more like winter clouds than the ones you expect in July. The daytime temperatures barely reached into the low 50s and the...
When will Yellowstone explode?

When will Yellowstone explode?

Is it safe to visit Yellowstone? Well, there are dangers in Yellowstone – Bison are the most dangerous animals in the park and two more visitors this year have been hurt. You can also get burns from thermal features. If you really want a wake up call to the...