Along the Madison River

September 2007

During our visit to Yellowstone National Park in 2007, we stayed in a campground near West Yellowstone, Montana, so, each day, no matter where we were going in the park, we traveled along the Madison River on our way in and, again, on our way back to the camper.  Sometimes it was clear, sometimes, cloudy, but always a beautiful drive.  One morning, the day I photographed the mists over the river, the temperature was several degrees below freezing – winter was just a few weeks around the corner.

The rest of the video slideshows from Yellowstone 2007 are arranged by regions of the park and will be posted here every three days  over the next three weeks, followed by those from Grand Teton National Park, Canyonlands National Park, and Arches National Park.

Yellowstone National Park has long been a favorite of ours.  I first visited in 1963, back when bears were a very common sight.  Our first visits there as a family came in our second year of marriage, tent camping with a six month old with temperatures falling into the mid 30s at night.  When we lived in Idaho from 1977 to 1980, we visited many times and have been back numerous times since we moved to Arkansas.  We also spent a week in the park in 2010.

Yellowstone References and Resources:

Yellowstone is one of the most popular destinations in the U.S. and there are a lot of available resources, including books and DVDs as well as internet resources.  I’ve included links to a few reliable resources below and have more on my Yellowstone page at Haw Creek.

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