Activity today will including walking around various sites of interest on boardwalks before traveling to the site of today's hike. We will hike along the Hoodoos/Terrace Mountain route, 2-5 miles, 1200 feet elevation gain or loss, depending on which hike you choose. Total drive time is approximately 4.5 hours.
At Canyon Eatery, choose a juice, breakfast entree, and coffee, tea, cocoa, or milk from an a la carte menu. Additional beverages available for purchase.
Start your day in beautiful Yellowstone National Park! Today, we will visit Mammoth Hot Springs, where our hike will take us through the unusual landscape and hoodoo formations surrounding Terrace Mountain.
Boxed lunch eaten in the field. Choose from several sandwich options.
After completion of our hike, we'll take time to explore the Mammoth Terraces, as well as the shops in the historic the town of Mammoth, before heading south to Canyon Village, stopping at points of interest along the way.
On our return to Canyon Village, we will stop at Roosevelt Lodge for an early dinner. Located in one of Theodore Roosevelt's favorite areas of the park, the Roosevelt Lodge and Dining Room is Yellowstone’s tribute to the Old West.
After returning to our accommodations in Canyon you will have a little bit of time to regroup before tonight's evening adventure. Tonight, you can enjoy a guided scenic drive through the Hayden Valley with the opportunity to observe wildlife that are more active at dawn and dusk. We may see bison, bears, elk and a variety of bird species.