The Rut at the Slippery Ann

If you enjoyed our video, we would really appreciated your vote. The Slippery Ann Wildlife Viewing Area is one heck of a drive-in-movie style show of the Rocky Mountain Elk Rut. Every fall hundreds of elk materialize on the Charlie Russell Wildlife Refuge in the same area. Right off the road they… Continue Reading ->

Guide to Seeing Bears in Yellowstone National Park

Grizzly and black bears can be seen at any time and any place in Yellowstone Park but there are some times and some places that give better odds for a sighting. When: Early in the spring when the bears first come out of hibernation seems to be the time when they… Continue Reading ->

Out of Bounds and Across State Lines

Helen’s and my intentions were to spend a day and a night in Red Lodge, Montana then take a cruise over Beartooth Pass and that all worked out for the most part.  Red Lodge is one of our favorite places with plenty to see and much to do.  There are… Continue Reading ->

Free Presidents’ Day Weekend in Yellowstone National Park

Winter trips to Yellowstone have been great outdoor adventures for us the past few years.  You can cruise the Park in the warmth of your own automobile or truck and enjoy many sights.  The road from Gardiner – Mammoth to Cooke City is open year round and most often provides… Continue Reading ->

Mountain Goats

On one of our hikes this summer we came onto a good size group of  mountain goats.  When we came out of the timber and into the open I told Liza we should see some goats today. No sooner did I say that and Liza says “there’s some goats right… Continue Reading ->

Tips and Tricks: Bears in Yellowstone

This weekend Mom and I (Liza) went on a site seeing trip to Yellowstone National Park in celebration of Mother’s Day. It was quite perfect…….For the first time in all of our years of visiting the Park we saw a bison become a Mom. The freshly dropped bison calf was still… Continue Reading ->

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

Next time you are visiting in Missoula Montana or even if you are just passing though a good place to stop and stretch your legs is the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.  It is easy to find on the north side of the Interstate at the Reserve Street exit.  For contact… Continue Reading ->

Montana Outdoors Magazine

For great photos and easy reading check out Montana Outdoors magazine produced by Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks.  It is a bimonthly magazine that will allow you to read at your leisure yet be anxious for the next issue. Plus, they won’t stack up on the coffee table next to the easy chair nearly… Continue Reading ->

Cold Winter Days in Montana Big Sky Country

It was Friday afternoon and I headed out for a solo weekend at our cabin in Southwest Montana. My plan was to do some snowshoeing and look for Mountain Lion or at least a cat track. On the way up to the cabin my first wildlife encounter of the weekend… Continue Reading ->

Bison in Yellowstone Park

Bison in Yellowstone

Lined up along the Yellowstone River in the Hayden Valley these bison took to swimming the river. It was so impressive to see the young and the old forge the waters.  This was a great site to see. Below are random photos of Yellowstone Bison. Click on any photo for… Continue Reading ->