The Boiling River

The Boiling river has been so high on my destination list since I first heard the name! Last year when I was in Yellowstone at this time it was closed. I remember wondering “why would they close a boiling river? Maybe it was too hot?” This year again it was closed, and more insight taught […]

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Fairy falls

There are two different ways to get to the Fairy falls trailhead. The one we hiked took us up to the new overlook for the Grand Prismatic pool also. So a 2in1 deal and it was worth it. This trail starts at the Steel bridge just south of Mid-way geyser basin. It was simple to […]

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Mystic falls

The hike to Mystic falls was pure happenstance as Floyd and I were actually trying to reach the new Grand Prismatic overlook. However we mistakenly headed up the Biscuit basin trail and that’s how we came across Mystic falls trail. The trail is really easy going and about .7/10 ths of a mile. Most of […]

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Mt. Washburn

I love it when you show up for work and are not on the schedule. Such was the day that I decided to head up to Mt. Washburn. Hiking alone is really not recommended in YNP, but this peak was not only very accessible but very popular. I had already checked out the trailhead and […]

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The Yellowstone Hot springs.

Living in Yellowstone was great and while I really did enjoy all the hot springs, it left me longing for a real good soak. Luckily a couple of miles from the North entrance of the YNP lies a classy, revamped spring open to the public. Getting the chance I grabbed my swimsuit and headed up […]

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