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Lodge at Jackson Hole Wyoming Ski Vacation Resort
Jackson Hole Best Western Lodge
The family friendly Lodge at Jackson Hole features western-style decorated lobby and very spacious mini-suites. Hotel amenities include an indoor/outdoor heated pool and spa, sauna, an exercise facility and seasonal cocktail lounge.

Jackson Lake Lodge Resort
This vacation lodge is situated on a hilltop ridge overlooking the Grand Teton Mountain Range and Jackson Lake. The main lodge includes a limited number of guest rooms, two restaurants, cocktail lounge offering live entertainment, outdoor heated swimming pool and gift and apparel shops.

Spring Creek Ranch - Jackson Hole WY
This year-round ranch resort sits 1,000 feet above Jackson Hole, Wyoming. where it is surrounded by two remarkable national parks and countless recreational opportunities. Horseback riding is just one of the recreational opportunities available at Spring Creek Resort.

Northwest Wyoming Guest Ranches
A wonderful adventure for equestrian lovers - experience a western horseback riding vacation. Riding horseback at Wyoming dude ranches is an unforgetable event. Other activities include fishing, camping, hiking and horse care.

Jackson Hole / Grand Targhee Ski Resorts
The Jackson Hole ski slopes offer skiing that one can only dream about. Skiers can experience one of the longest, steepest continuous vertical drops of any ski area in North America while vacationing at Jackson Hole. Skiers will be in paradise at the three nearby ski areas: Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Grand Targhee Resort and Snow King Resort.

Tour Grand Tetons National Park
Preview one of the most famous parks in the nation.

Tour Cody Wyoming
Cody Wyoming is a Old West Treasure. Home to the Buffalo Bill Heritage Center Museums, Tecumseh Village Trading Post, Guest Ranches and all located in scenic setting in the Wapiti River Valley.

Hawaiian Island Getaway
One of the most popular tourism destinations in the world is the Hawaiian Islands. Local attractions include touring royal palaces, miles of beautiful beaches and polynesian cultural entertainment venues.

More Yellowstone Related Websites
USGS Yellowstone Volcano Observatory - Tracking seismic and volcanic events in the park area with volcano alert warnings. Its pretty busy here
Yellowstone for Kids - National Geographic - Interactive article.
Greater Yellowstone Coalition - People protecting the lands, waters, and wildlife of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, now and for future generations.
Yellowstone Association - Since 1933, the Yellowstone Association has been the National Park Serviceís official partner in education in Yellowstone National Park.
America's Sacred Wilderness - PBS - Reflections on Yellowstone

Yellowstone High Adventure Base BSA Wyoming Camp Teton Treks
Yellowstone High Adventure

Four major trek choices for Varsity and Venturer Scouts desiring to go deep into the Yellowstone backcountry. Fish, Hike, Swim, Mountain Biking, Whitewater Rapids. Camp Teton basecamp is on located just south of Jackson Hole Wy on the banks of the mighty Snake River. Many opportunities to explore scenic wilderness and park wildlife.

GPS Gear - Pro-Shop Special
Popular for Runners, Boaters, Hikers, Bikers and Adventurers
Recent technology updates have made readily affordable for outdoor adventures a nifty item - the GPS Watch. It uses 3D Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) technology to triangulate your position and elevation to within 20 ft accuracy.

MainTour Volcano Tour Guide
Featuring exciting volcano tours around the world.

    Yellowstone National Park
    PO Box 168, Yellowstone, WY 82190; 307-344-7381 Official NPS Website;

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    U.S. National Park

    Great nearby recreational activities include famous ski resorts, fishing, whitewater rafting, hunting, sightseeing at national parks, hiking, biking, snowmobiling and horseback riding. There are over 1,000 miles of safe, well-marked backcountry trails in the park. Many ranger/naturalist conducted hikes help you to enjoy these.

    Yellowstone is the first designated and second largest park in the national park system. Over 2.2 million acres were set aside on March 1, 1872. Nearby are Grand Teton Nat'l Park, Jackson Hole and Bridger-Teton National Forest.

    We recommend putting serious forethought into any preparation for a Yellowstone vacation. Nearly 70 percent of the park's visitors come during July and August when park facilities are hardpressed. Allow three to five days to tour the park. Principal park roads are usually open from early May through October, depending on weather conditions.

    Yellowstone Kelly Inn - West Yellowstone MT
    Relax in this comfortable 78 guestroom hotel located on the western boundary of Yellowstone Park.

    West Yellowstone Motor Vacation Inn

    Yellowstone Desert Inn - West Yellowstone MT
    The Best Western Desert Inn is found at the junction of Highways SR-20 and US-191 less than 1 mile away from the West entrance to Yellowstone National Park and 30 miles away from Old Faithful. Grizzly & Wolf Discover Center is also nearby.

    Hadley's Motel and Cabins - West Yellowstone MT
    Retro-style motel built in 1948 has small guestrooms and cottages at economy prices and family-sized cabins with kitchenettes.

    Jackson Hole Days Inn
    Discover the charm of the Old West and the comfort of the New West. The Days Inn is located in the lovely town of Jackson, beneath the famous Grand Teton mountain range.

    Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel - Gardiner MT
    Located on the banks of the Yellowstone River just above the North Park Entrance. The Best Western Mammoth Hot Springs comes with the amenities and friendly attentive customer service guests have come to expect from a Best Western hotel.

    Buffalo Bill Village Resort - Cody WY
    This Comfort Inn facility is located in downtown Cody. The East gate to Yellowstone National Park 52 miles away.

    Cody Holiday Inn - Cody WY
    Located downtown at the Buffalo Bill Village Resort - Hotel amenities include high-speed Internet, an outdoor heated swimming pool, fitness room, and gift shop.

    Yellowstone Valley Inn - Cody WY
    We are located on 12.5 acres of relaxation located between Cody, Wyoming and Yellowstone National Park in the beautiful Wapiti Valley.

    Snake River Wyoming Vacation Adventure Great nearby recreational activities include famous ski resorts, fishing, whitewater rafting, hunting, sightseeing at national parks, hiking, biking, snowmobiling and horseback riding.

    There are over 1,000 miles of safe, well-marked backcountry trails in the park. Many ranger/naturalist conducted hikes help you to enjoy these. A couple of the easiest trails are Storm Point Walk at Fishing Bridge and Clear Lake Walk in the Grand Canyon area.

    There are many areas designated for boating, fishing and backcountry camping. Fishing permits (free) are mandatory to show that you are aware of all rules and restrictions.

    Yellowstone Heritage and History Museum
    This state-of-the-art facility that is home to Yellowstone National Parkís museum collection, archives, research library, historian, archeology lab, and herbarium.

    Many campgrounds are located both inside the park and immediately outside on forest service land. We recommend planning ahead for the peak summer months. Check the listings for Bridger-Teton, Shoshone, Targhee and Gallatin National Forests which all encompass Yellowstone.

    John Rockefeller Memorial Highway - US-89 WY
    This is a very scenic roadway connecting two famous national parks, the merger of highways US-89/ US-191/ US-287. Named in honor of the conservationist and philanthropist who was instrumental in the creation and enlargement of numerous National Parks.

    Great Ski Adventure Tours
    Special ski packages include high mountain helicopter ski drops, dog sled tours, snowmobiling, and more.

    Park Wildlife
    Western Wyoming is also popular because of its rich collection of wildlife. The best time of the day to see wildlife is in the early morning or early evening hours. Over 60 species of mammals include bear, elk, buffalo, moose, beaver and deer. There are also many varieties of bird and fish that inhabit this region.

    WinterSports Season

    Newly popular is visiting the park in wintertime. However only the entrances through Mammoth Hot Springs, Cooke City and Flagg Ranch are open. Snowmobiling is allowed on unplowed roads in the park. Park snow coaches make regular trips from these sites upto tour Old Faithful.

    Old Faithful Visitor Center is starting point for ski and snowshoe treks the follow Geyser Hill Loop. All unplowed roads are available for cross-country ski and snowshoe treks.

    Playmill Theatre Jackson - Jackson WY
    Live theater at two locations - Jackson WY and West Yellowstone MT;

Adventure Links Major Landmarks of Yellowstone

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Fossil Fish Dig Adventure
Tour nearby Kemmerer Wyoming, home to the best reserve of fossil fish specimens in the world. Explore with National park rangers, visitors center and museum.

Romantic Getaways of the Southwest
Lake Tahoe - Popular wilderness destination winter or summer.
Morro Bay - California Central Coastline resort destination.
Sedona - Famous Arizona red rock desert resort community
Lake Mead - Watersport recreation area located near Las Vegas
Park City - Hosted many wintersport competition venues during the 2002 Winter Olympics
Big Bear Lake - Southern California mountain retreat.

Yellowstone Outfitters
Yellowstone Wilderness Outfitters - Offering day rides, pack trips and fly fishing trips in Yellowstone National Park.

    Geothermal Geysers:
    One of the most popular attractions is witnessing the many hot geysers in action. Yellowstone is the world's most extensive collection of geothermal activity - over 10,000 features created about 600,000 years by intense volcanic activity. This includes over 300 active geysers. Another geothermal caused event are beautiful (but hot) pools of water scattered throughout the park.

    Yellowstone - Old Faithful Geyser
    You could easily spend a whole day here covering a wide arrange of natural geothermal features including giant geysers and bubbling mudpots. Many can be seen by following Geyser Hill Nature Trail. The visitor center has exhibits tp explain hot springs, geysers and other geothermal activity.

    Old Faithful is the most famous geyser in the world. Erupting about 22 times per day, its column reaches an height of 130 feet for about 35 seconds discharging over 6,000 gallons of water. Little changed over 100 years of activity.

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    Mammoth Hot Springs
    Contains visitor center with special features on Indians, early park history and wildlife. The park was first discovered by John Coltier in 1806 after he split off from the Lewis and Clark expedition.

    Norris Geyser Basin
    Highly considered as the most exciting thermal area in Yellowstone with hundreds of pools, hot springs and other geothermal features including several of the biggest geysers of the park.

    National Park Ranger Museum
    Opened in 1991 inside the old soldier station from the early 1900's when the military patrolled the park.

    Midway Geyser Basin
    Located near Madison Junction and home to a number of great geysers and other unique geological features that are easily accessible by park trails.

    Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
    1540 foot deep canyon of the Yellowstone River with several waterfalls, petrified trees and scenic vistas. Follow the Grand Loop Road north from Fishing Bridge for a 24-mile course. Here you can see where the park got its name for the bright yellow color of the canyon walls. They range in shading from pale lemon to brilliant orange. Several waterfalls are near the upper end of the canyon by Tower-Roosevelt.

    Yellowstone - Fishing Bridge Landmarks
    This area is prime habitat for a lot of the larger mammals of the region, including grizzly bears, moose and elk. Also a great vista for waterfowl including white pelican, gulls, mallards and geese. Visitor center and geological features that are easily accessible by park trails.

    Grant Village Visitors Center
    This particular center feature fire ecology with video shows, 3D displays and special exhibits about the great fires of 1988 when nearly 40% of the park suffered extensive damage. However those fires sowed the seeds for a dramatic rebirth of the local ecology.

    Yellowstone - West Thumb Geyser Basin
    Located on the edge of Yellowstone Lake is an area packed with geysers, mudpots, and colorful hot springs. These geological features that are easily accessible by park trails.

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