Month: May 2021

Where’s the Wildlife? – June

Storms Arching over Jackson Lake
Storm clouds and stormy weather arching over the Teton Mountains and Jackson Lake. Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

Bald Eagles

Bald eagles will be pretty set for the summer starting in June. Their habits will keep them along larger rivers and streams, such as the Snake and Gros Ventre Rivers. Look for their white heads to stand out among the trees and vegetation.… Keep reading...

What Makes the Teton Mountains so Steep?

Teton Mountains Rising Out of Jackson Hole
The Teton Mountains rising abruptly out of the valley of Jackson Hole below Crystal Butte. Gros Ventre Wilderness, Wyoming

The Teton Mountains are a striking mountain range whose eastern face is world-renowned for its stark beauty, shooting unusually steep out of the flat valley floor of Jackson Hole. Crowned by the Grand Teton at 13,770 feet above sea level, the peak rises over 7,000 feet above the smooth landscape that makes up much of the valley below.… Keep reading...

How to See Grand Teton National Park in a Day

Teton Mountains Above Mormon Row Stream
The Teton Mountains silhouetted against a sunset sky above a small stream flowing from Mormon Row in Jackson Hole. Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

While Grand Teton National Park may not be considered one of the bigger national parks, it’s still big enough to seem overwhelming, particularly if you only have one day to see it.… Keep reading...

How to See Yellowstone National Park in a Day

Runoff Flowing from Old Faithful Geyser
Water runoff from Old Faithful Geyser flowing below fog lifting from the distant hill at sunrise. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

As a professional guide, I’m frequently asked, “How can I see all of Yellowstone in a day?” Or something along those lines. Long story short, you can’t. Yellowstone National Park is over 2,000,000 acres, leaving plenty to be seen and discovered even for long-time locals.… Keep reading...