Brandin' Iron Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Travel Blogs from West Yellowstone
Whilst we spotted much wildlife yesterday we hadn't done much walking, so today we decided to hike one of the trails.
The walk was a relatively sedate hike over a hill and through forests, not much more than 5 miles, but in the heat you don't want to overexert yourself. Yesterday had been all about the big wildlife. Today on the walk it …
... encouraging pine seeds to open and grow healthy new stock.
We had seen very little wildlife in our time in the Parks, so I wanted to visit the Discovery Center with its bears, wolves and birds including bald eagles. The Center has only orphaned, injured or captured nuisance animals that had threatened people or homes after having been acclimated to human food. It was fun to see the wild grizzlies up close. The wolves joined me in a howling ...
... also attended part of a park ranger talk about the wildlife. "Keep your distance from the bison" was one piece of advice we could put to practice about five minutes later. Lulu spotted a lone bison bull on top of a ridge, about 40 feet above a parking lot we passed. So we pulled in. Mark climbed the slope (at safe distance) to scout if there was ...
... of us were dying laughing because her reaction was so hilarious. The bison finally moved and we were on our way.
The Lower Falls were really pretty. The waterfall was one of the tallest I have ever seen, and it was rushing really fast. The base of the falls flowed right the grand canyon of Yellowstone. The canyon was also very pretty, the orange and grey rock combined with the depth made for a stunning landscape. Before we went to ...