|Photo by Patrick Jones, Roosevelt Arch, Yellowstone|
|Source: Library of Congress, 1938|
Yellowstone was likely the first national park in the world, created by an act of Congress in 1872. It is also one of the few places where one can walk across the top of a volcano (Yellowstone Caldera is actually a supervolcano).
|Photo by Patrick Jones, Norris Geyser Basin, Yellowstone|
|Photo by Patrick Jones, road from Mammoth to Tower, Yellowstone|
During our visit we saw an owl, eagles, buffalo, many types of deer, prairie dogs, a beaver, and other birds. The crowds weren't too bad, and we were lucky the weather was a bit cooler so we did not get sunburned during our two days in the park.