The Sandman of Yellowstone

THE SANDMAN OF YELLOWSTONE I am pretty sure we all know what “sand art” is. Did you know that Yellowstone had it’s very own Sandman? His name was Andrew Wald. He was born in 1853 in Sweden and immigrated to the United States around 1869-70. Not much is known about his life. It is believed

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Yellowstone’s Old Faithful

OLD FAITHFUL One of the main, if not THE main attraction in Yellowstone National Park is the Old Faithful geyser. It was named Old Faithful by the Washburn Expedition of 1870.  The expedition entered the Upper Geyser Basin after they had traveled down the Firehole River.  They coined the term “Old Faithful” for this particular

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Yellowstone Shortline Trail

Yellowstone National Park The establishment of America’s first national park in 1872 piqued the curiosity of many. Yellowstone was known as a land unlike any other, full of majestic views, varied wildlife, and mysterious water features. People began making their way to visit the wonderland, travelling cross-country by train and touring on stagecoaches through the

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Winter In West Yellowstone

With over 150 inches of annual snowfall and nearly as many days of sunshine, West Yellowstone, Montana, has earned its place on the list of “11 Coolest Winter Places in America” (Budget Travel) and as one of the “Top 10 Winter Towns” (National Geographic Traveler). It is also continuously voted as one of the top

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Yellowstone Christmas in August

CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS TWICE A YEAR: YELLOWSTONE’S CHRISTMAS IN AUGUST If you are one of those people who are “all about Christmas” then you need to be in Yellowstone on August 25th. Christmas Tree Rock in Yellowstone National Park That is when you will find Christmas Tree Rock.  It is located in the middle of the

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Pioneers of Yellowstone

Souvenirs Being Coated With Travertine at Mammoth Hot Springs. There is no doubt that there are some colorful and very interesting individuals in the history of Yellowstone.  If you want some in depth information about them, check out Geyser Bob’s website. You will find a wealth of information about Yellowstone, the history of the park

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