One of the Journeys
Sal's Journey to Yellowstone National Park!
Climate: Summer: Daytime temperatures are often in the 70s/25C. Nights are normally cool and temperatures may drop below freezing at higher elevations (hills/mountains). Thunderstorms are common in the afternoons.
Winter: Temperatures often range from zero to 20F/-20 to -5C throughout the day. Sub-zero temperatures over-night are common. The record low temperature is -66F/-54C. Snowfall is very random. While the average is 150 inches per year, it is not uncommon for higher elevations to get twice that amount.
Spring and Fall: Daytime temperatures range from the 30s to the 60s 0 to 20C with overnight lows in the teens to single digits -5 to -20C. Snow is common in the spring and fall with regular accumulations of 12in in a 24 hour period.
History of the Park
They have bike trails that you can bike!
This is my dad's favorite. They have lakes that you can kayak on!
Go to Yellowstone and having the ability to stay the night!
Hike through the trails and discover nature at Yellowstone National Park!
Have an Ace? Nope, go fish! The same lake kayaks are in, you can fish out of!
Hike the day! Hike the night! Go ahead and conquer Nature!
Ever wanted to ride a horse, and didn't get to go to Sky Ranch in 4th grade? Now you can!
Eat outdoors! You can go outside and eat your breakfast/lunch/dinner!
These neat peeps guide those tours that everybody wants to take!
Everyone loves snow. So go ahead and ski in it! We all love to see you fall!
We love to make snow angles in the snow. How about snowmobiles? YAY!
Go ahead and be lazy and take the guided tours.
Old Faithful and the majority of the world's geysers are preserved here. They are the main reason the park was established. Today, you can visit it and watch multi-colored geysers erupt in a cool color show!
7 FUN FACTS
There are over 40 major waterfalls in Yellowstone
Yellowstone National Park was established on March 1, 1872, 20 years before Montana, Idaho and Wyoming were granted statehood
Yellowstone has about 300 active geysers and about 10,000 thermal features
Yellowstone produces 3.3 million acre-feet of water every year making it one of the riches sources for water in the western United States
Twelve major rivers originate in the Greater Yellowstone area
The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone is 20 miles long, 1,500 to 4,000 feet wide and 1,500 feet deep
Grand Prismatic Spring pumps out over 4,000 gallons of boiling water every single minute, making it the largest hot springs in North America