Thursday, October 9, 2014

Visit to Yellowstone [2014 - 2 - Bison]

In Yellowstone National Park, October, 2014

People visiting Yellowstone are often looking forward to seeing the wildlife. We have visited the Park several times since 1989. Usually we see a lot of bison, aka buffalo. In this visit in October, the bison all seemed to be away from the usual viewing areas and only a few solitary representatives remained for visitors to see. Here is one we spotted near the Hayden Valley ...

Closer look ...
Bison in Yellowstone, 2014

The Hayden Valley is a beautiful area that is frequented by wildlife but it seemed rather barren on October 3rd ...

Hayden Valley
Yellowstone National Park
Wiki says, "Hayden Valley is a large, sub-alpine valley in Yellowstone National Park straddling the Yellowstone River between Yellowstone Falls and Yellowstone Lake. The valley floor along the river is an ancient lake bed from a time when Yellowstone Lake was much larger. The valley is well known as one of the best locations to view wildlife in Yellowstone."

Read more here.

More photos from YNP tomorrow.

Thank you for stopping by John's Island.


  1. Hi there, big guy! I mean the bison, John. :-)

  2. These are such majestic creatures and such icons of American history.

  3. Spectacular. No other word for it. Such noble creatures.

  4. They really are magnificent creatures, aren't they? The first fantastic photograph of the series reminds me of some of your old memorabilia postcards. Exquisite, John!


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