Yellowstone River Motel
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Great rate, clean rooms, plenty of hot waters, nice beds. A good choice.
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... at one of the first bridges to be built in the park. A boulder on the side of the road was from the original blasting in the 1800's. We made it back to the hotel in time for a swim and a soak in the hot tub, followed by some stretching. We went to the taco bus for some Mexican food for dinner and ice cream afterward. Fun day. Steps on the Fitness Tracker: ...
... especially the huge bison as they blocked the road immediately in front of us) but we'd hoped for more! (We were later to learn that at this time of year, bear and wolf spotting requires either extreme luck or extreme patience, the latter a little tricky for Bryony!) Breakfast in a picturesque spot was next on the agenda - yay for travelling in our mini-home! Late morning saw us continuing north towards Canyon Village where yes, you've guessed it from the name, there is a large ...
Left Lake Yellowstone. Saw the mud pots which are thermal features of bubbling hot mud. Had a bison stopping traffic, then he walked right past our van. Stopped and saw a mama grizzly with her two cubs. All before 10 am. Hiked around a beautiful Upper Falls of the Yellowstone waterfall across a bridge then back on the other side. Finished the hike going past an elk ...
... ground. We were fortunate to see and get some photos of another mother and kid mountain goat.
This led us directly to the East Entrance of Yellowstone. There is no straight route across Yellowstone. Both entrances east and west lead in for a while then circle the large central plateau that is the center of the park. Suzie, our GPS took us around the northern route. We had learned in 2010, that when Teddy Roosevelt was having the park developed, ...
... than a human), but we we close enough that we could hear the noise the Bison made whilst drinking from the lake. There was a flock of geese in the lake, wisely keeping their distance from the Bison too.
Deer were abundant in the park, and seemingly unfazed by human presence. We drove around various locations in the west and north of the park, including Hayden Valley and Lamar Valley. Here we discovered that the Bison we encountered ...