Few things in life are certain, but I can practically guarantee this: If you live in Cody/Yellowstone Country you will have company at some point, most likely in the summer. And if your friends and relatives are anything like mine, they are curious about what makes the town and surrounding area tick.
I have developed a surefire way to answer most of the questions these folks have and to make their visit so much better by helping them understand what they are seeing.
Here’s my three-step process.
1. I take my guests over to the Buffalo Bill Center of the West and we make a hard left straight to the Draper Natural History Museum. We walk over to the edge of the top level and look down at a big tile floor map of the region. By starting big, we get our bearings and see where Cody, Park County, the Park and the whole Yellowstone ecosystem fit together.
We then head down the ramps and begin to learn about some more specific topics like the area’s wildlife, how forest fires are actually good for the Read More