Uncle Tom’s Trail in Yellowstone National Park is a unique experience and a trail rich in history. “Uncle Tom” Richardson, an adventurer from Bozeman, Montana, constructed the original trail deep into the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone in the late 1800s. Tourists gained access to the base of the falls by scaling down steep canyon walls. A series of ropes and rope ladders aided in the dangerous descent.
The Mud Volcano Trail in Yellowstone National Park is one of many boardwalk trails in Yellowstone that wind their way through a myriad of geological features. What makes the Mud Volcano Trail unique and worth a stop is the variety of sights available on such a short walk.
Yellowstone National Parkwas the first national park, so it is no surprise that it continually ranks as one of the 10 most popular national parks in the United States. The most popular areas of the park are busy and parking lots seem inadequate to accommodate the massive crowds during the summer months. However, Yellowstone still deserves a place on everyone’s bucket list.
U.S. National Parks are famous for their incredible scenery. Some of the most iconic views, like Tunnel View can be seen from a parking lot. However, you’d be missing out if you didn’t lace up your hiking boots and leave the pavement and boardwalks to see these gorgeous vistas!