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Welcome to Montana & Wyoming & Yellowstone National Park.

From bald eagles to grizzly or black bears; from elk bugling during the fall rut to ospreys catching fish right before your eyes, there is no shortage of wildlife here.

Glacier-fed lakes; bubbling hot springs; sparkling rivers reflecting snow-capped mountains: there is no shortage of breathtaking vistas, designed to make you a believer. In what? Doesn’t matter.

Just believe.

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Elk, hanging out at Mammoth in Yellowstone.

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coyote. not wolf. coyote.

the madison river

the madison river

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drive slowly, cause bison can move fast and be in the road before you know it.

drive slowly, cause bison can move fast and be in the road before you know it.

West yellowstone has so many miles of snowmobile & cross-country ski tracks the olympic ski team trains there.

moose, in gallatin canyon.

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Yellowstone lake

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an elk during the rut. he was noisy.

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An eagle, flapping his wings in warning at another bird: “Stay away from my perch. And my fish.”

(He won.)

glacier national park. the glaciers are melting.

glacier national park. the glaciers are melting.

the aspens in full bloom. only in the fall.

the aspens in full bloom. only in the fall.

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big sky. truly magical, summer or winter.

big sky. truly magical, summer or winter.

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A baby bison is called a red dog. Adorbz? Youbetcha:

A “Red dog.” The cutest thing ever? I think so!

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Below is from the time we accidentally went on a vertical 5 mile climb because a smoke jumper named Mongo told us it was a “pretty easy, flat hike.”

(It wasn’t.)

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Glacier National Park:

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Cliff and Wade Lakes. Worth the drive from West Yellowstone:

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My first trip to Yellowstone. Just beside myself to see bison IRL:

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Warbler

Mammoth. The elk like hanging out there because it keeps them safe from bears.

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These 3 are from Hebgen Lake, outside of West Yellowstone.

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Above and to the left are from hiking in Glacier.

Almost as good as Yellowstone.

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Hiking the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

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The Natural Bridge

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March in Montana. So much snow:

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hike outside of west yellowstone. bring bear spray.

hike outside of west yellowstone. bring bear spray.

Yellowstone’s thermal features are one of the best things about this magical place:

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