Wild Wyoming

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Wyoming is a wonderful place, perfect for the nature lover. With a population of just over 584,000, or 5.8 per square mile, there is much wilderness to be explored. This post will focus on the wonders of the famous Yellowstone, while also featuring the awe inspiring gem known as Devil’s Tower.

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Yellowstone National Park

Spanning 3,468 mi², and crossing into 3 states, Yellowstone is home to over 300 different types of animals. It sits atop an active volcano and witnesses between 1,000-3,000 earthquakes each year. The park brings in around 3-4 million visitors each year to witness the geysers, bacteria fields, waterfalls, and plentiful wildlife.

The geysers are perhaps the most famous part of Yellowstone. Old Faithful, the most famous geyser in the world, can explode to a height of 180 feet, with an average height of 130-140 feet. Old Faithful shoots out an estimated 3,700-8,400 gallons of water with…

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