"My Kind of Mountains" Grand Teton National Park by JetlagCity
Grand Teton National Park Travel Guide: 314 reviews and 923 photos
While I must admit that Mt. Rainier, which I can see from my home, is impressive, my favorite mountains are the young, jagged kind like they have here. Mountains like this are what make the American West so spectacular. Grand Teton National Park is adjacent to and just south of the more famous Yellowstone National Park.
This moose was the highlight of my most recent trip here. He was in this stream right next to the roadside, completely oblivious to the thirty or so people behind the fence taking pictures of him like crazy.
More colorful wildlife... I'd never seen birds like these before. There were a bunch of them (yellow-headed blackbirds - I looked them up in a bird book) in one of the lodge parking lots where we stopped to take some pictures.
- Pros:young, jagged mountain peaks; wildlife
- Cons:tends to get overlooked since it's right next to Yellowstone
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