While many of us are loud and proud about our love for national parks year-round, National Park Week is a special time to come together as one huge park loving-community and invite people everywhere to join us in celebrating the National Park Service’s more than 400 parks and their programs. From culture and history, to
The Amangani’s Wildlife Experience takes you on a nature safari through some of the West’s most glorious scenery. While on your adventure you’ll see an array of wildlife running free in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem so bring your camera. More than 300 species of birds, including bald eagles, mountain bluebirds, trumpeter swans and sand hill cranes call the area home. There are also big game animals like moose, elk, bison, wolves and bears roaming the area.
Jackson Hole, Wyoming is known for their blue ribbon trout fishing from spring to late fall. To help anglers make the most of the Fly Fishing Season there are several lodges offering exceptional getaway packages like the Teton Mountain Lodge and Spa. They have one of the ultimate fly fishing packages that includes three nights lodging for two, along with two full days of fly fishing, and a breakfast credit each day at Cascade restaurant.
Tucked in the heart of the Big Horn Mountains in north-central Wyoming near the historic town of Buffalo, Paradise Ranch offers guest a unique western experience. Among the special saving offered by Paradise Ranch are all-inclusive western experiences with all activities, meals and lodging included.
The fall and winter are a great time to view Wyoming’s wildlife. In the Fall you’ll find elk freely roaming in Yellowstone and nearby Grand Teton National Parks. Males of the species are very active whether fighting for dominance or chasing females. And, Wyoming is one of the few places you can watch the “rutting” rituals.
A visit to Yellowstone National Park is a refreshing getaway that frees the spirit from the trials of everyday life. Located in the park is on of the most historic of all America’s national park lodges, The Old Faithful Inn. Over a hundred years this lodge has welcome guests from around the world.
Take a moment to look around and you’ll be amazed at the simple beauty you discover in Yellowstone National Park. One way to go behind the scenes is to join the Ranger-Led Programs. The experienced Rangers share details on where to fish and go horse back riding, and other tips to make to most out of your visit. The Rangers also hold great programs that are unique and showcase the wildlife and natural beauty of Yellowstone.
Riders on the Pony express would normally ride horses every ten miles or so, and travel 75 miles before being relieved that is with the exception of Cody’s trek. The 150th anniversary festivities recently celebrated the opening of the Pony Express private mail delivery system, which started on April 3, 1860. During the celebration there were many festive events along the path these riders took, including Casper, WY – home of the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center.
As a winter sportsman’s paradise, Jackson Hole offer plenty of exciting adventures to enjoy. A unique experience is riding on a sled pulled by a pack of enthusiastic dogs, and your find yourself thinking; Mush little doggy! Sleigh rides are offered that trek into the National Elk Refuge where a herd of approximately 6,000 of the majestic animals spend the winter.
When planning your trip to Yellowstone National Park there are a numbers of great packages available. Among the selection are those which you can savor the sights, sounds and smells of Yellowstone as you travel around in a roll-top Historic Yellow Bus. Traveling clockwise around the Grand Loop, and staying at different locations in the park affords the opportunity to spend more time actually exploring the park.