As we enter the East Gate of Yellowstone National Park we’ll climb steadily and travel over
Sylvan Pass at an elevation of 8530″ This is an alpine environment surrounded by rugged
10’000 foot peaks of the Absaroka Mountains.
Lake Butte Overlook
A fabulous view of Lake Yellowstone from an elevation of 8248′ nearly 700′ above the lake .
We often find dusky grouse and occasionally grizzly bears at this inspirational
A serene valley where Pelican Creek flows into Lake Yellowstone. This area is known for
,it’s wildlife We’ll often see elk, grizzly bears and abundant waterfowl and sandhill
A great place to watch the cutthroat trout in the clear waters of the Yellowstone River from
the bridge. We often see white pelicans, osprey, waterfowl, river otters and other wildlife
at this location.
We’ll drive through the beautiful Hayden Valley with wildlife stops when necessary. This is
prime viewing area for grizzly bears, wolves, bison, elk and other wildlife.
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Numerous viewing areas of both the Upper and Lower Falls. This 20 mile long canyon is over a
1000″ deep. We can also see wildlife in the area including nesting osprey.
Norris Geyser Basin
The hottest geyser basin in the park and is the location of the world’s largest geyser
Going south we pass Gibbon Falls a photogenic 84′ waterfall on the Gibbon River
Fountain Paint Pots & Firehole Lake Drive
Erupting geysers, beautiful hot springs, fascinating mud pots are all in abundance
Midway Geyser Basin
Home of the worlds largest hot spring “Grand Prismatic”.
Old Faithful Area
World’s largest concentration of geysers and thermal features including the famous Old
We’ll visit Kepler Cascades, travel over the continental divide at 8262′ Craig Pass and
get a view of the remote Shoshone Lake
A unique and picturesque lakeside thermal area, home to the famous fishing cone.
We’ll travel along the entire western side of Yellowstone Lake searching for wildlife along