Elephant Head Lodge
Travel Blogs from Cody
... on to our first hot springs we blew as much vapour as some of the fumaroles on the ground did, it was so cold. Our guide was very clear in making sure we understood the importance of remaining on the pathways - so we didn’t sink into boiling hot pools of water or acidic mud and he retain his reputation for safety! Fumaroles (steaming holes in the ground), mud pools, hot springs and geysers abound in the park. Some of the pools/lakes are beautiful ...
... us a tree with some deep scratches on it. They were bear scratches, but not just any bear- they were grizzly bear scratches! These beasts weigh up to 700 lbs and are at the top of the food chain. They can take down any animal in the park, even the wolves retreat from them. Still, they don’t like people and as long as you’re in a group of three or more, making noise as you hike, the chance of running into one is very ...
... center we stopped by the Old Faithful Inn. This is a national historic landmark now and is a very impressive building made in the classic lodge style. The beams are all natural and the highest “crow’s nest” is 75+ feet high. We enjoyed some ice cream (huckleberry yum!) and coffee while admiring the architecture.
After the geysers we wanted to get a hike in and the Mystic Falls hike sounded fun. It’s 2.5 miles and has ...
... br> We actually thought we had a pretty good chance of avoiding snow for an entire year. At most we figured we might see a few flurries in Edmonton before we left in mid October This morning we had a long drive from Keystone to Cody. As we started driving the temperature began to drop. It was about 2 degrees and there were flurries. We took pictures. Then the temperature ...
... of paper plates from a rack near the counter and then saw some fresh homemade cake doughnuts. He knew how much I loved them and was in the process of picking out a few as a surprise, when the door opened and two young tough guys walked in. They looked around nervously, saw Cody and the man behind the counter, but not me… I guess I was bent down picking up a case of sodas.
One of the two pulled a gun from the pocket of his jacket and pointed it ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
- Pets allowed