Greetings from Yellowstone National Park

Living in Montana, YNP is in our backyard and have visited often over the last 50 years in all seasons. Of course when friends and families come to visit, off we go acting as docents, showing them the sights. On one occasion as we were driving through Hayden Valley, we spotted the classic “bear jam”. We parked and asked someone what was spotted. He said “a grizzly feeding on a bison carcass, but you can’t see much without a scope,” Well, we had a scope. So we set it up and were able to see the bear clearly much to the delight and excitement of our visiting friends. The next thing we knew, people were lining up asking if they could also look. For the next 2 hours we hosted a “viewing party” to people from ALL over the world. We heard so many different languages but we all shared the common bond of the love of nature and wildlife. We have had the good fortune to have had many grizzly sightings over the years, but on that day, we were able to give several dozens of people a once in-a-lifetime experience.

Sincerely,
Christine

Yellowstone National Park

America's first national park is named after the river that runs through it. Within the park's massive boundaries, visitors can find mountains, rivers, lakes, waterfalls and some of the most concentrated geothermal activity in the world. The park has 60% of the world’s geysers, as well as hot springs and mud pots. It is also home to diverse wildlife with the largest concentration of mammals in the Lower 48 states, including grizzly bears, wolves, bison and elk.

State(s): Idaho Montana, Wyoming,

Established: 1872

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