Antlers Lodge Cooke City
Travel Blogs from Cooke City
... Loop via
Maddison, Norris and Canyon to more spectacular country, waterfalls, and rivers
that were getting wilder and bigger as the many feeders joined and fed the
Yellowstone River. As we headed North to our stop over destination our wildlife
tour really started with Deer, Antelope, Moose , a very scared Kyote,
Bison/Buffalo, a Marmot, and an Osprey Nest complete with Chicks. At one ...
... the most dangerous animals found in the park in winter (ie, no bears). We stopped for lunch in Cooke City, most of which was closed for the season. On the return trip we visited wildlife photographers Dan and Cindy Hartman at their home / gallery on the outskirts of Cooke City. One notable rest stop was the Buffalo Ranch, former site of a bison breeding program key to the restoration of these magnificent animals to ...
Today after a leisurely breakfast at the lace curtain place we headed back into the Grizzly Bear and Wolf Discovery Centre just to make sure that we could actually see some bears and wolves. The Centre is wonderful – actually the inhabitants of the centre are the stars. The bears are all active looking for food which the keepers have hidden around their lovely enclosure. Two of the largest bears weight 700lb and 1000lb. All the others looked about ...
Today we went from Dickinson ND to Cook City Montana. We left Bismarck late last night and made the last stretch to the other side of North Dakota in the dark. After leaving Dickinson, we came upon Theodore Roosevelt National Park, where bison meet the badlands terrain. The buffalo ended up charging the road at the park entrance and created quite the lineup on the roads. We left North Dakotas grasslands and headed through Montana. Montana was quite ...
... raptor above us, possibly a golden eagle.
We talked to the people who had pulled over and they said they had seen a bear up at the Mount Washburn turnoff and so we decided do go see what we could see. As we made the final curve heading up, it was apparent to bear was still there. Parked and went to look. The bear was one the move and unfortunately for us soon moved out of sight but we did get to see it briefly.
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed