Photo Essay: Traveling the National Parks–-Grand Tetons, Wyoming

Local residents Harvey and Kathy Youngman recently went on a road trip up through the United States into Canada.   World travelers they said this was one trip they did not want to end.  They were especially impressed with the beauty and glory of the Grand Tetons in Wyoming.

From the National Parks website: http://www.nps.gov/grte/index.htm

Mountains of the Imagination

Rising above a scene rich with extraordinary wildlife, pristine lakes, and alpine terrain, the Teton Range stands monument to the people who fought to protect it. These are mountains of the imagination. Mountains that led to the creation of Grand Teton National Park where you can explore over two hundred miles of trails, float the Snake River or enjoy the serenity of this remarkable place.

Grand Teton National Park was established by law in 1929 and named for the mountain peak which was mapped earlier in 1901 after the Washburn-Langford-Doane Expedition in 1870.

To apply for a National Park pass, and for senior it’s only $10 for a lifetime pass, here is the website: http://www.doi.gov/tourists/get-a-pass.cfm

All photo Credits are Harvey and Kathy Youngman

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Harvey Youngman is owner of Deal Makers Machinery. Kathleen Youngman is a retired Registered Nurse.  They live in Newbury Park with their dog Lilly and enjoy being grandparents.

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