Yellowstone History: Specimen Schmidt

AUGUST “SPECIMAN” SCHMIDT I was recently reading through Geyser Bob’s Yellowstone and came across some interesting information I would like to share with you. As you probably know, Yellowstone National Park and the surrounding areas were home to a wide array of some unusual and colorful characters. Among those was a man named August Schmidt.

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How to Poop in the Woods

Pooping in the Woods Summer is upon us and everyone is spending time outside. The time is going to come when you will need to poop outside, maybe on a hiking trail or at camp, or perhaps you will be on a long stretch of highway and just have to go. There is a fine

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Yellowstone Stagecoach Robbery

The date is July 29, 1914 and you are on a stagecoach trip in Yellowstone National Park.  You are not anticipating any problems and your journey has taken you near Shoshone Point which is east of Old Faithful. There are 25 stagecoaches involved in this journey.  Suddenly your group is confronted by gunmen who are

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Little Animals of Yellowstone

THE “LITTLE” INHABITANTS OF YELLOWSTONE When you think about the animals that call Yellowstone “home” your thoughts typically go to the bison (or buffalo), grizzly and black bears, elk, deer, moose and wolves and mountain goats. You think about the larger animals that you visit Yellowstone to get a glimpse of (hopefully). However, there is

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Yellowstone Bucket List

Yellowstone National Park is amazing! You’re here now and not quite sure how to get started I bet.  I am going to share with you 10 of my favorite stops in Yellowstone.  Keep in mind that the park is over 2.2 million Acres, and you will not see it all right away! My first and favorite

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Summer In West Yellowstone

When it comes to summertime activities, the West Yellowstone area is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise. The long summer days provide visitors unlimited access to explore and play in the splendor of the high country. You can fish blue-ribbon trout streams, hike in pristine wilderness, experience real Western horseback riding, go whitewater rafting, or mountain bike

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