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Most Remote Wilderness in the U.S.

For September's "Destination Nowhere" Mark Jenkins explores the most remote wilderness location in the continental United States–a secret spot in Yellowstone. See his photos here.
  • Prints of a full-grown grizzly near Deer Creek Pass.
  • David Gaillard soaking up the warm steam at Snake River Hot Springs.
  • Snake River Hot Springs.
  • Crossing Deer Creek Pass through a foot of fresh snow.
  • Snake River Hot Springs.
  • Elk antlers only a few dozen yards from the most remote spot in the lower 48.
  • David Gaillard traversing the wide Thorofare Valley.
  • David Gaillard taking notes at our camp in the Thorofare Valley.
  • David Gaillard near the confluence of the Harebell and Heart Rivers.
  • David Gaillard on the South Boundary Trail, Tetons in background.
  • Mark Jenkins, author.
  • David Gaillard walking back from the most remote spot in the lower 48.
  • Pack animals along the Thorofare Trail hauling out elk antlers.
Prints of a full-grown grizzly near Deer Creek Pass.
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Prints of a full-grown grizzly near Deer Creek Pass.


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