Trip report #11 – Yellowstone – Beaver Ponds Loop Hike

As Scott and I discussed our desires for this first long-term trip, we agreed we wanted to be more active. We had enjoyed our twice-daily walks along the Oregon coast and looked forward to the hiking opportunities afforded us in Yellowstone.

As we were staying near the North Entrance of the park, we chose to hike first in the Mammoth Hot Springs area. Upon looking at the day-hike information provided by the park, we settled on the Beaver Ponds Loop, which is five miles in distance and described as “moderately strenuous.”

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