Would someone tell me what you think? Does anybody else want to see this this year?
I live in Montana and have been to Yellowstone several times. My least favorite time to go there is in the summer time. I do not like crowds and it is very crowded in the summer. If crowds don't bother you, it would be OK. You'd see the beautiful geysers and hot pots, but not the "wildest" of the animals as they tend to hide. My favorite time to go to Yellowstone is in the winter. Lots of animal sitings that time of year. I like to stay at Chico Hot Springs and drive into the park to tour for a few days. Cross country skiing is delightful in the park.
I have heard it can be hot in the summer and busy. May is a good time I hear.
I've heard that May is a great month to be there--still some wildlife around starting to come down to feed and not as many people. Brenda
I was there in mid July it was 80 degrees in the afternoon and 30 at night where I was camping. I was camping near the lake and moved to a room midway through the park. In May it could be still snowing. It is busy but it was so amazing the busy didn't bother me. Pictures do it no justice there is so much emotion when you see it. But remember it is a huge park. I put 1,000 miles on my car in a week. It is best to stay midway that way you are not driving all the way from one end to the other. Look at the average Temps.
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I worked at Old Faithful Inn for 3 summers when I was in College. The best times were early or late summer, close to Labor Day. It did snow on September 1, one year. That was a surprise, being I was from San Diego back then. Seriously, I found the weather not to be a problem. It was a long time ago, but I think not much has changed. Did a lot of fishing between West Yellowstone and Bozeman. Another place I recommend to visit, The Custer National Forest area. Good Luck...Watch out for the bears. Old Story is, if a bear comes at you, run down a hill and up a tree. Brown bears can't run fast down hill and Grizzles don't climb trees. He Hee