Route to Yellostone

Today we traveled from Arco, Idaho to Gardiner, MT which is located outside of one of the entrances to Yellowstone. If you click on the map it will take you to a google map of our route.




Leaving Arco

We left Arco with a beautiful view of mountains




Cinder coneWe passed what looked like several cinder cones ... the source of the lava beds?



What is This?
We have seen several of these structures in the last few days... does anyone have an idea what they are? They are covered with a sod roof.



Black Eyed SusiesThe roadside was lined with beautiful wildflowers




Grand TetonsAs we got closer to Yellowstone we could see the Grand Tetons in the distance. We are going to be at Yellowstone for 6 days and plan to drive to the Grand Tetons.



Entering Yellowstone

We entered Yellowstone from West Yellowstone, and drove through the park to Gardiner, MT.




mountain meadow

A mountain meadow





Yellowstone's Golden Gate Bridge - it is named after the gold colored rocks in the area.






Steam beside road

A rapidly running strean next to the road.