Day 7 - Yellowstone NP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
West Thumb Geyser basin West Thumb Geyser basin West Thumb Geyser basin
West Thumb Geyser basin We started off our day by visiting the West Thumb Geyser basin, the geysers here were not very active, but were interesting all the same. Plus there were hardly any people in this area. West Thumb Geyser basin
West Thumb Geyser basin West Thumb Geyser basin West Thumb Geyser basin
West Thumb Geyser basin West Thumb Geyser basin West Thumb Geyser basin
West Thumb Geyser basin West Thumb Geyser basin West Thumb Geyser basin
West Thumb Geyser basin From West Thumb Geyser basin we drove on to Old Faithful Geyser area. The first place we went to when we arrived was the old faithful viewing area, where we watched Old Faithful in action. Old Faithful Geyser area
Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area
Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area
Old Faithful Geyser area After viewing old faithful we then walked around all of the geysers and features in the area. And took loads of pictures. Old Faithful Geyser area
Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area
Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area
Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area
Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area
Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area
Old Faithful Geyser area (Bison) Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area
Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area
Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area
Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area
Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area

Old Faithful Geyser area

Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area
Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area
Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area
Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area
Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area
Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area
Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area
Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area
Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area
Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area
Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area Old Faithful Geyser area
Old Faithful Geyser area Once we had finished walking around the geysers we went and had food at the Old Faithful Grand Lodge, where we sat at an upper floor viewing area with a view of the Old Faithful geyser, We then drove to Biscuit basin. Old Faithful Geyser area

At Biscuit basin we hiked the 4 mile hike to mystic falls, the hike was quite pleasent and there were great views, as we hiked up to the falls.

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mystic falls hike mystic falls hike mystic falls hike
mystic falls hike mystic falls hike mystic falls hike

After the hike we drove on North and stopped off at the Fountain Paint pot area where there was lots of hot mud pools

Fountain Paint pot area Fountain Paint pot area Fountain Paint pot area

We then drove on to the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, on the way we got stuck in a Buffalo jam

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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone We arrived at the Grand Canyon and walked down to the lower falls viewing area. Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

We then drove back south through Hayden valley, where we saw herds of Buffalo

Hayden Valley Hayden Valley Hayden Valley
Hayden Valley Hayden Valley Hayden Valley
Hayden Valley Hayden Valley Hayden Valley
  Hayden Valley

We then carried on driving back to Grant Village, where we had dinner at Grant Village Lake House , (We had made reservations the day before), the food was good put the service was pretty bad.

Grant Village
Grant Village

DAY 8