|Above, The Beast at the West Entrance/Yellowstone KOA in West Yellowstone, Montana. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
Two years ago, my daughter and I went to Yellowstone National Park.
We elected to stay at the West Entrance/Yellowstone KOA in West Yellowstone, Montana. It was a nice campground.
However, while there we got bitten by mosquitoes. My daughter got bit worse than I did, despite having on insect repellent. I'm not sure where we got bit, either at the KOA or Yellowstone (most likely at the KOA), but we did get bit. From what I've read, mosquitoes seem to flourish in the West Yellowstone area and other people have reported being bitten at other area campgrounds. I guess it comes with the territory.
Do It Yourself RV has an article on how to prevent getting bitten by mosquitoes while out in the great outdoors.
They begin with:
It’s about that time of year again: with the warmer weather comes the peak season for mosquitoes. Bugs are just a part of going outside. But there are more ways than one to prevent the disease-carrying insects from giving you itchy red bumps this summer.
To read more, go here.