steaming hot

Check out this steaming eagle at Kenai Fjords National Park in Alaska! Sometimes a good perch in the sun on a cold day can feel so good. Photo by Mark Thompson, National Park Service.


A winter trip to Yellowstone National Park might be described in one word: steamy. For 21 miles, the Firehole River collects runoff from erupting geysers and boiling hot springs, creating a ribbon of mist and hoar frost as the water begins its journey to the Missouri and beyond. Follow along all day as Yellowstone takes over Interior’s Instagram account, providing an inside look at the park during winter:

Photos by National Park Service.