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1394-Buffalo – Yellowstone, WY

Yellowstone Park has several large herds of bison. These herds generally stay in the open prairie areas and open valleys. I caught up with one of these herds on my way out of the park. The beasts were magnificent and [...]

August 4, 2016 US Travel, Wyoming

1393-Bighorn Mountains, WY

The Bighorn Mountains rise out of the Wyoming prairie like a huge pyramid. The ride up the west side of the mountains is a funky poorly maintained two lane road that is the steepest I have ever driven. My SUV [...]

August 4, 2016 US Travel, Wyoming

1392-Buffalo Bill Museum, Cody Wy

The Smithsonian Buffalo Bill Center of the West is one of the finest western museums in the country. The history of the Plains Indians, gun collection, history of William Cody along with the natural history of the area and western [...]

August 4, 2016 US Travel, Wyoming

1391-Buffalo Bill Dam, WY

Buffalo Bill Dam was the highest dam in the world when it was constructed in the early 1900s. At 325 feet is was also the highest concrete structure at that time. Working conditions were harsh and construction took five years [...]

August 4, 2016 US Travel, Wyoming

1390-North Fork Highway, WY

North Fork Highway canyon is the eighty mile drive from Cody, WY into the eastern gate of Yellowstone Park. The walls are steep and the road climbs over several peaks with stunning deep canyon river views. This is an amazing [...]

August 4, 2016 US Travel, Wyoming

1389-Wyoming Back Roads

Wyoming is the least populated of any of the fifty states and it’s huge. Mile after mile of two-lane roads snaking their way through endless prairie. It took me a couple of days to get to the mountains, but when [...]

August 4, 2016 US Travel, Wyoming

1388-Chugwater, WY

Fifty miles north of Cheyenne, WY after driving for a couple of hours from Denver, a very timely rest stop appears. Pulling off, I see a sign a little past the rest stop driveway saying “Chugwater” population 212. There’s a [...]

August 4, 2016 US Travel, Wyoming