Elephant Head Lodge
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- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... as we drove through the
Hayden Valley. All of sudden rounding a bend there were cars stopped all over the road with many people walking a short way to a ridge overlooking Yellowstone river. Of course like sheep we stopped to find out what everyone was looking at and way off in the distance were some wolves! Some of the other people had huge cameras with long lenses and telescopes setup and were allowing others to catch a ...
... saw bison, elk, a chipmunk but no bears. We saw waterfalls, hot springs, geysers, fumaroles, mud pots and a Grand Canyon. A truly remarkable and fascinating day. We were home by 6 pm well in time for tea, again a shared American portion between us, roast turkey with vegetables and half a slice of American chocolate fudge cake. Tomorrow promises to be an equally busy day with a 7 mile hike, dinner and a show in the evening (0600 to 2200 by all ...
... fridge keeps everything cold running on gas or electricity.
The campgrounds are completely full, even though we arrived on Labour Day. We have met travellers who are shocked that it's so busy.
Tuesday we drove around the lower loop, stopping at Norris Geyser Basin and the Artist Paintpots. We went on a ranger-led walk at Black Sand Basin, and then had to see Old Faithful, along with the multitudes of others there ...
... up the gentle slopes of Mount Washburn. Along the way we encountered a juvenile black bear resting under a Douglas fir tree next to the pathway. With lots of encouragement Gaby faced her fears of the bear and passed safely by. At the summit we were treated to 360 degrees views of the park. We could see the Teton mountain range, green valleys filled with towering trees, rivers, lakes, and the odd billow of steam indicating a thermal ...
... point elk.
Back at the campsite, it was evident that this area of the park got more rain (puddles and hail everywhere!). The temperature also dropped. Supposed to be 40 degrees tonight. We're going to be using our space heater! Thankfully, we have electricity. We ate a delicious pork chop dinner, journaled, read about Yellowstone, and went to bed.
I must mention my sister, Ally, her husband Torrey, and their family b/c ...