"Cowboy Tales on the Eaton Trail in Yellowstone" Book By Don W. DeJarnett
Cowboy Howard Eaton didn't just drop into Yellowstone National Park in 1906. No, He had been a regular visitor and guide since the early 1880s.The trail he established basically follows today's Loop Highway, and was named the Howard Eaton Trail in 1923.
Howard Eaton began taking Eatons' Dude Ranch guests through the Park in large number- from forty to seventy and requiring nearly a hundred horses. All of his trips with Dudes were on horseback, with supplies hauled by team and wagon. Everyone slept in tipis, they cooked and camp tenders as well, and charming nightly campfires.