Lower Loop Yellowstone - Hydrothermal & Wildlife

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  • Day Trip
  • Group Tour
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THIS TOUR IS AWESOME! Sit back and take in the sights while our expert guides tour you and your group through the nations first National Park. We are professional guides - approved by the National Park Service - that can provide a quality tour and take you to the best stops with the most information in the highest and best way. Learn about park history, wildlife, natural wonders and all of the park's many hydrothermal features located within. We always aim to provide an epic experience unlike any other. This Full-Day Guided Yellowstone experience is absolutely amazing, and departs from Cody, WY at 7am or Fishing Bridge General Store inside Yellowstone at 9am

Itinerary Details

Operated by: CoveredGround Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Cody

Hotel pickup in Cody, Wyoming at 7am. Optional pickup inside Yellowstone at Fishing Bridge General Store also available at 9am.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At:

Stop at Fishing Bridge, where thousands of cutthroat trout come to spawn each year.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Dragon's Mouth Springs

Stop at Mud Volcano and Dragon's Mouth Springs, to see some of Yellowstone's many hydrothermal features including mud pots and fumaroles

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Hayden Valley

Drive through the stunning Hayden Valley, home to Bears, Wolves, Bison and Elk. We always slow and stop for wildlife viewing where possible.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Artist Point

See one of the best views you will ever see of Lower Falls of the Yellowstone here at Artist Point; be prepared to be wowed!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

Visit Artist Point lookout to view the Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River, a 308 ft. waterfall and the 20 mile long "Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone" with towering, colorful walls and breathtaking vistas. We take you to another viewing point too as time permits

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Canyon Village Area

Stop for a rest stop to fuel up on food, coffee and gift shop purchases.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Norris Geyser Basin

As traffic and abilities allow, we will stop by Norris Geyser Basin on the rim of the Yellowstone Caldera to see the location of the Steamboat Geyser, Yellowstone's largest but unpredictable geyser. This is the parks hottest, oldest and most dynamic of Yellowstone's thermal features.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Gibbon Falls

See the Gibbon Falls, centrally located in the heart of the Gibbon River, one of the tributaries that flows to the Madison River.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Firehole Canyon Drive

Drive through the Firehole Canyon Drive to see the Firehole river and waterfall in this tremendously scenic 2-mile drive.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Grand Prismatic Spring

Drive past the Grand Prismatic Spring, the largest hot spring in the world! If traffic permits we will stop and spend time getting up close and personal to this colorful, steaming spring located in the Midway Geyser Basin, just below Old Faithful. Often times we will either stop here or at Old Faithful, depending on group needs.

Stop At: Old Faithful

See the most famous and most predictable of Yellowstone National Park's geysers, Old Faithful. This varying ~150 ft. geyser erupts approximately every 90 minutes and you are guaranteed to see it in action. Also enjoy touring the historic Old Faithful Inn and numerous gift shops, cafeterias and seeing resident Bison along the way.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: West Thumb Geyser Basin

See more of Yellowstone's hydrothermal features in Mud Pots, Fumaroles and Hot Springs directly on the beautiful shore front of Yellowstone Lake. See Fishing Cone and others as you walk through this incredibly scenic boardwalk.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Yellowstone Lake

Witness the crystal clear waters of the largest alpine lake in the world, formed in the heart of the Yellowstone caldera.

Stop At: Cody

return to Cody, WY to place of hotel or back to your vehicle at Fishing Bridge.

Duration: 1 hour
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