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A Camping Getaway to Yellowstone National Park

Ketki Dongare Jul 11, 2019
Founded in 1872, the Yellowstone National Park is the world's first national park located in the U.S. Have your next weekend getaway to Yellowstone and experience an ultimate amalgamation of wildlife and nature.

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Drive on the scenic Grand Loop Road for an amazing journey in the heart of the Yellowstone National Park.

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If there is one place you have to see in Yellowstone, it's the Grand Prismatic Spring, the largest hot spring in the U.S.

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Campground: Old Faithful Area

A National Historic Landmark, Old Faithful Inn is a hotel with log cabins, rustic architecture and a massive fireplace. Right by the Old Faithful Geyser, this beautiful hotel can be your best option!

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Watch the mighty eruptions from The Old Faithful Geyser that triggers on regular intervals of 90 minutes or so.

Campground: Canyon Village

It is the closest hub to the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone. This popular spot is filled with eateries and a visitor's center.

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Be amazed by the red rocks and the canyons carved by the Lower Falls at the Grand Canyon. Take the Uncle Tom's trail for a beautiful view of the canyons and the falls.

Campground: Bridge Bay and Fishing Bridge RV Park

Pitch a tent in Bridge Bay or those with an RV can park at the Fishing Bridge. Both the campgrounds are within the Yellowstone Lake proximity.

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Best explored by a boat, Yellowstone Lake is a perfect spot for anglers to sit back and relax!

Campground: Mammoth Hot Springs

This campground gives campers a quick access to the Terraces, Gardner River, and the Boiling River.

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Explore the travertine terraces (Limestone formations) at Mammoth Hot Springs which include the Minerva Terrace and Angel Terrace.

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Take a dip in the hidden gem of Yellowstone; the Boiling River is a wonderful place to relax after all the hiking and travel!

Campground: Norris Area

Tucked into the woods, the campsite gives an opportunity to hike on the many trails, or to visit the Norris Geyser Basin Museum.

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Walk on the the boardwalks through the hydrothermal areas: Porcelain Basin and the Back Basin of the Norris Geyser Basin.

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Campground: Grant Village

Near to the West thumb Geyser Basin, is the campground with lodgepole pine surroundings, and many other attractions like the Yellowstone Lake and the Lewis Lake.

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Take the West Thumb Geyser Basin trail along the lake shore and enjoy the scenic views of the Abyss Pool.

Campground: Slough Creek

Find the perfect camp site and experience the wildlife at its best. This is a campsite for wildlife lovers, anglers, and wolf-watchers.

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Standby in your cars, in this beautiful Lamar Valley and let the wildlife do their thing! You might face traffic while herds of bisons cross the road.

Camping Tips:

  • Best time to travel is April-September, for the dry, summer like weather.
  • Pre-booking is recommended, to avoid last minute hassles.
  • While hiking or camping, carry a bear spray for protection.
  • Drive responsibly in the park, and follow all rules amended for safety purposes.