There are three river entrances to this park: one down the Yampa; one below, by coming up the Green; and another down the Green.
It is doubtful whether the country as far east as the North Platte and south to the Yampa was intensively exploited.
The Yampa itself has an important tributary from the northwest, known as Snake River.
The Major during an exploring trip from the eastward in 1868 had reached the Yampa Canyon, but he could not cross it.
Of course they were all still tired from the strain of Lodore, and they were not enthusiastic about seeing the Yampa.
I was entirely satisfied not to go with the Yampa party and I believe all the others left behind felt much the same.
Just below the affluence of the Snake with the Yampa a strange phenomenon is observed.
A delightful episode of this camp was a row which several of us made up the Yampa in the moonlight.
Then the chief and Edward took the baskets, and went down the stream in search of Yampa, a root much used for food by the Indians.
Plateaus and mesas and canyons and buttes characterize the region north of White River and stretch out to the Yampa.