Wyoming Archive

68 – CROSSING THE TETONS

We had no idea we were getting into dangerous territory after we left Jackson until we saw a sign reading “No Trucks Over 60,000 Pounds Allowed.”

67 – THE TETONS

  Due to congressional and public opposition Grand Teton experienced a long battle to becoming a national park. The Tetons first received government protection in 1897,

66 – MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS

A group of young elk grazing on front lawns, hanging out like a bunch of teenagers, is a standard sight in Mammoth Village, the Park Headquarters

65 – GRAND CANYON OF THE YELLOWSTONE

There are so many spectacular viewing spots of the upper falls, the lower falls, and the canyon itself that that area of Yellowstone can command a

64 – WIN-WIN VACATION

Or is working vacation a better term? Either way, you get paid for working a certain number of hours and enjoying the pleasures of a vacation

63 – YELLOWSTONE’S INHABITANTS

It’s supposed that the early inhabitants of the Yellowstone area used hot water from the available geothermal features for cooking and bathing. Although prehistoric Native American

62 – GEYSERS AND HOT SPRINGS

The question arises: What causes a geyser to be a geyser? Actually, it’s a hot spring with kinks in it that make it take a different

61 – ON THE WAY TO YELLOWSTONE

Tourist season was upon us and RV accommodations in Yellowstone were really at a premium. Obviously we’d made no arrangements ahead of time, since we had

60 – THE CENTER OF THE WEST

In the past, and still true in many places, the word museum has brought to mind a dimly lighted, musty-smelling space with stuffed animals and artifacts

59 – RELAXING IN COWBOY COUNTRY

Our campsite beside Buffalo Bill Reservoir was situated beautifully and, since it was a space for handicapped, it had a large easy-access concrete area with a