Yellowstone National Park rangers spent the day Monday responding to numerous incidents, including several involving significant injuries to visitors.
Carl Dullmaier, 56, of Gernsheim, Germany, sustained a head injury when he was thrown from a horse near Tower Junction. He later died from his injuries after being lifeflighted to a Billings, Montana, hospital.
I’m a little behind in my photo processing, so I dug this one out from a couple years ago when we visited the park in July and every corner was filled with flowers. Well, at least that’s the way I remember it considering almost every picture from the trip is just blooming with color!
Question; How long do you wait to see some critter behavior you have never seen and want to? Answer; For us, 7 hours. I’ll get to that in a bit.We arrived Sunday July 8 at Pebble Creek Campground and got the same spot we had last year in August! Soon we were headed out towards Tower. Arriving at Calcite Springs we decided to look for the Peregrine Falcon nest. Not knowing exactly where it was, we were happy to see a long lens pointed down at the cliff face at one of the pullouts past the overlook. We met fellow Ynetter Judy. She had “the” spot to best see the chicks and was happy to show us on her screen the view down to the ledge where the three chicks were. It was hot and the chicks were trying to find the best way to stay out of the sun and mostly out of view. Continue reading “The Waiting Game & scoping fun! (Forum Post)”
OK, so has anyone else out there in Ynet land ever been denied vacation time when you had plans to go to Yellowstone ? It happened to me this year….vacation request rejected…ugh this was so hard to tell the kids who were so excited to go back to YNP. Oh well, planning for next year !Here’s a pic from last year, the kids playing on the Yellowstone Picnic Trail.