I Have Been to Yellowstone National Park

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    Very Lucky

    I've only been twice, but both times I stayed all summer. In 1993 and 2007 I got a job there working for the Hotel. Once as a cook (in 1993 then as a maintenance man. It was great both times, doing a lot of hiking and such. I feel bad for everyone who only get a few hours. I'd...
    krool1969 krool1969
    46-50, M
    Mar 11, 2012

    Yellowstone on National Parks Western Loop

    Yellowstone is a unique park from the standpoint of its wildlife and geology.  The steam pools and geysers result from being located atop an enormous caldera (look at a map).  Summer is apparently a very busy season, as the park is fairly accessible by car from Salt Lake City...
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    Apr 6, 2012

    I spent almost every summer

    for he first 18 years. I can't think of a better place to spend the summer. Fishing hiking and enjoying the out doors. I can't wait to go back.
    deleted deleted
    Jan 4, 2014

    I worked there a few weeks last summer

    before I got sick. My altitude sickness had contributed to a sinus infection which became bronchitis. So knowing that I got so physically sick I accepted another job offer at Yellowstone for this summer. I am thankful for this second chance and determined to stay all summer.
    kolobox kolobox
    36-40, F
    Apr 30, 2014

    A Couple Of Times - Years Apart

    The first time was about 1966 when my wife and oldest daughter and sister-in-law were touring the west on a short vacation. The scene that sticks in my mind is we stopped at on overlook of the Cascades of the Firehole River. There were a number of bears there caging food from the...
    70+, M
    4 Responses Apr 14, 2011


    I have been to Yellowstone 3 times,  every 5 years since I was 21.  It just worked out that way.  The first time it was camping as part of a class.  Here are my memory highlights from each. 21 - A bunch of crazy young-ins with tents and nights by the campfire...
    Krypton Krypton
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 7, 2009
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