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Gone Fishing (Literally) In Yellowstone

Full disclosure: This is personal. I am going on a trip to Yellowstone (for the first time!), I may or may not literally cast a fishing line, and I am excited.

So I want to share these pictures to make you excited, too. Do you have Yellowstone photos? Add them to our Flickr pool! I may share a few when (if) I get back.

The photos in this gallery were all taken in June by Getty Images photographer Mark Ralston. But I also couldn't resist this one:

A wild bison rubs against a fire hydrant to help remove molting fur outside the Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel in Yellowstone National Park. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A wild bison rubs against a fire hydrant to help remove molting fur outside the Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel in Yellowstone National Park.

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  • This is on the top of my list of things to see and photograph: The Morning Glory hot spring. The colors are caused by brown, orange and yellow algae-like bacteria that thrive in the cooling water.
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    This is on the top of my list of things to see and photograph: The Morning Glory hot spring. The colors are caused by brown, orange and yellow algae-like bacteria that thrive in the cooling water.
    Mark Ralston/Getty Images
  • A close-up of the Morning Glory hot spring
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    A close-up of the Morning Glory hot spring
    Mark Ralston/Getty Images
  • Tourists walk beside a hot spring and the partially frozen Yellowstone Lake at the West Thumb Geyser Basin.
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    Tourists walk beside a hot spring and the partially frozen Yellowstone Lake at the West Thumb Geyser Basin.
    Mark Ralston/Getty Images
  • Lower Falls at the Yellowstone Grand Canyon
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    Lower Falls at the Yellowstone Grand Canyon
    Mark Ralston/Getty Images
  • The Grand Prismatic hot spring
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    The Grand Prismatic hot spring
    Mark Ralston/Getty Images
  • The Sunset Lake hot spring
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    The Sunset Lake hot spring
    Mark Ralston/Getty Images
  • The Crested Pool hot spring
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    The Crested Pool hot spring
    Mark Ralston/Getty Images
  • Tourists watch the Old Faithful geyser, which erupts on average every 90 minutes.
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    Tourists watch the Old Faithful geyser, which erupts on average every 90 minutes.
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