Wyoming Dude Ranch Family Activities: The Lower Loop of Yellowstone

While staying at a Wyoming dude ranch, there are many activities for families to partake in. We think that Yellowstone National Park is a must see for kids and adults alike, and Yellowstone’s lower loop is a great day trip from the Gros Ventre River Ranch! Most of our guests choose to have an early breakfast at the ranch, and head out to Yellowstone in the morning (with delicious GVRR picnic lunches!) From there, you can choose to drive the Lower Loop clockwise or counterclockwise, and be back to the ranch in time for a hot supper. Listed below are just some of the incredible sights in Yellowstone’s Lower Loop:

Lower Yellowstone Falls, Grand Canyon of Yellowstone

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A magnificent view of the Lower Falls

The Old Faithful Geyser

Old Faithful- Wyoming dude ranch activity

The world famous Old Faithful geyser!

Old Faithful Inn

Old Faithful Inn in Yellowstone

The Old Faithful Inn is a great place to stop and grab lunch (if you don’t have a GVRR picnic lunch!)

Yellowstone Lake

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A rainbow over Yellowstone Lake ~ so beautiful!

Mud Volcano

The Mud Volcano in Yellowstone

The Mud Volcano is a great place to stop, especially for kids!

Hayden Valley

Buffalo in Hayden valley

A bison resting in Hayden Valley. Hayden Valley is a great place to spot all kinds of wildlife!

Wyoming dude ranch activities ~ Hayden Valley

A beautiful view of the valley on a clear day!

 Curious about what other spots to see in Yellowstone’s Lower Loop? See the Greater Yellowstone Resource Guide for more information about Wyoming Dude Ranch family activities in Yellowstone!

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