Field Study: Yellowstone National Park GEO-385-A (3 credits)
This course introduces students to the basics of field observation methods through a sampling of several important historic and geologic landmarks in the West. The trip may include stops at:
Chimney Rock National Historic Site, Nebraska
Scotts Bluff National Monument, Nebraska
Independence Rock State Historic Site, Wyoming
Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
Devils Tower National Monument, Wyoming
Custer State Park, South Dakota
Badlands National Park, South Dakota
There are especially good hiking opportunities at a number of these sites, especially Yellowstone, Grand Teton, and Custer State Park. Previous groups have enjoyed some excellent hikes and have even seen a bear and her cub!
Yellowstone field course on-line preview.