Cooke City Alpine
Travel Blogs from Cooke City
... br> came across park rangers with bear spray in hand and a gathered group of
onlookers, It was a…….Black bear, Noela got a good look at a distance, but a
bear it was. We felt truly blessed. With that we exited Wyoming and entered Montana
We hit Silvergate (Cooke City at) 6.40PM and located
accomadation, and what a great place it was….stay tuned for the next instalment.
Today we drove into Yellowstone from the East entrance near Cody and began driving the grand loop. From Fishing Bridge we drove North to Canyon where nothing was open except the bathroom which was good. I liked the bathroom. From there we drove to Norris and then up to Mammoth, then out of the Park to Cooke, Montana. I start this passage with this bit of navigation as way of letting you know that although the Park is open, only a few ...
... 160;They have avocado, fruit, veges hidden under rocks and logs and some sort of honey stuff smeared on the trunks of the trees. In the lakes they have apples and fresh trout. The 11 grizzlies that live here are all rescue bears – orphans, injured or those who have become used to humans feeding them and are then nuisance bears. There are also 3 grey wolves and in another wolf enclosure there are 3 white wolves. These have all been bred for movies ...
... of lakes forestry badlands and stormy weather. We took the bear tooth pass and the views were incredible. We had never seen anything quite like it before as we drove up the mountain zigzagging back and forth to the peak of the mountain and down. We reached a town called Cooke City and found the most impressive collections of saloons and bars you could ever find in the middle of no where. As we turned a corner, the road lit up with signs of ...
... one of the better ones for sure. Then up to Tower and on into the Lamar Valley. Utterly brilliant, and not called the "Serengeti of Yellowstone" for nothing. Just wide open plains and literally thousands of bison. Honestly we could have been back in the Mara at migration time...was very impressive. Would be the most incredible place to come for a riding safari, maybe something for a few years time! Then lunch and a swim in the Lamar ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed