Reader Participation Day: Which Historic Person Would You Take Hiking In The National Parks?

Which historic person would you take on a hike in a national park?

Photography In The National Parks: Fox Kits In Yellowstone National Park, Shooting Nature And Broken Hearts

Life is so precious and fleeting and there are no guarantees that tomorrow will come in our lives, or while watching and photographing the wildlife in our national parks, and so every moment counts.

Historic Haynes Photo Shop Reopens At Old Faithful In Yellowstone National Park On Saturday

After a relocation and rigorous restoration, the historic Haynes Photo Shop reopens to the public in Yellowstone National Park this weekend, with the grand opening running through next week, too.

Yellowstone, Grand Teton National Park Visitors, Employees Urged To Do Better Job Washing Hands

A rash of gastrointestinal illness sweeping through Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks has National Park Service officials urging visitors and employees to pay more attention to thoroughly washing their hands.

Reader Participation Day: What Tops Your National Park Bucket List?

If costs and scheduling didn't get in the way, what would be the national park trip that would top your bucket list? Want to float the Colorado through Grand Canyon National Park, or climb Mount McKinley in Denali?

Amid Accusations Of "Political Pressure," Yellowstone National Park Officials Asked To Strengthen Winter-Use Plan

"Political pressure" has forced the National Park Service to soften its approach to minimizing the impacts of over-snow traffic in Yellowstone National Park, a coalition of groups charges in comments submitted on the park's latest winter-use plan.

University Of Wyoming Study: Wolf Harassment Has Little Impact On Elk

The mere presence of wolves, previously shown to affect the behavior of elk in the greater Yellowstone ecosystem, is not potent enough to reduce the body condition and reproductive rates of female elk, according to new research published Tuesday.

Around The Parks: Hot Times In Death Valley, Teachers At C&O Canal, Yellowstone Visitation, And Riding The Train

The world's hottest day will be recalled at Death Valley National Park next month, while the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park is seeking teachers, Yellowstone National Park is watching visitation climb, and Steamtown National Historic Site trains will be running to the Delaware Water Gap late this month.

Grant Will Enable Yellowstone Park Foundation To Bring Urban, Rural Youngsters To Yellowstone National Park

A $15,000 grant from the National Park Foundation will enable urban and rural youth to visit Yellowstone National Park under a program offered through the Yellowstone Park Foundation.

Essential Friends + Gateways: West Yellowstone, A Gateway Town Worth Hanging Around

For more than a century, West Yellowstone, Montana, has been a key jumping off point for a once-in-a-lifetime visit to the world’s first national park.

Study Concludes Migration Is Not Healthy For Yellowstone National Park Elk

Seasonal migrations, once viewed as natural and beneficial for wildlife, are not helpful for elk that leave and return to Yellowstone National Park, according to a study published in the journal Ecology.

Essential Friends + Gateways: Preserving Wonderland, The Yellowstone Park Foundation

Preserving ‘Wonderland’ is an on-the-ground, daily mission of the Yellowstone Park Foundation.

Grizzly Bear Research Resuming In Glacier, Yellowstone National Parks

With grizzly bears out of their winter dens, long-term studies of the bruins are resuming in Glacier and Yellowstone national parks.

New Lodging Possibilities Coming To West Yellowstone For Yellowstone National Park Treks

A collection of small, but beautifully designed, cabins have sprouted at West Yellowstone, Montana, for travelers looking to explore Yellowstone National Park.

Next Time You’re Looking For Lodging During Your National Park Vacation, Consider A Dude Ranch

How many times have you started planning your national park vacation, only to suddenly and regretfully realize that you started too late and all the lodgings inside the park are booked for the dates you wanted to travel? Well, perhaps you should consider staying at a dude ranch near one of the national parks on your itinerary.

Democratic Congressman Laments Impact Of Budget Sequestration On National Parks

Just ahead of the Memorial Day Weekend, the traditional kickoff to summer, a Democratic congressman has released a report pointing to how the budget sequestration has impacted the National Park System, citing reduced search-and-rescue capabilities in some parks to dirtier restrooms in others.

Yellowstone National Park Quarter Collection

$5.95

Yellowstone National Park Quarter Collection

Many of the nation's collectors and American history enthusiasts seek the added value of a pristine uncirculated quarter from each mint. As circulated quarters continue to be difficult to find, these collections will become a premium item. These collections feature both a P and D minted quarter affixed to a 5"x5" trifold card packed with interesting information, fascinating history and vibrant images. These collections make the entire series fit seamlessly together creating a comprehensive and valuable treasure for families and collectors alike. The Yellowstone National Park Quarter’s reverse showcases an image of the beloved Old Faithful geyser billowing steam and water in the air behind an adult bison. These iconic images illustrate the wilderness, and the dependability of Yellowstone. Yellowstone National Park was established in 1872 and is the second quarter of 2010. The quarter will proudly display a depiction of Yellowstone National Park and is part of the U.S. Mint's America the Beautiful Quarters Program TM

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Yellowstone National Park WY Coin & Stamp Set

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Yellowstone National Park WY Coin & Stamp Set

This brilliant item showcases an uncirculated 2010 National Parks Quarter along with the vintage unused postage stamp featuring Yellowstone National Park. The colorful insert highlights this beautiful park and includes interesting facts and other educational features. The 4 x 6 inch hard acrylic case secures and protects the coin and postage stamp. The Yellowstone National Park Quarter is part of the U.S. Mint's America the Beautiful Quarters Program TM, and is the second quarter in the series. The park was established in 1872 and the quarter design proudly displays a depiction of the beloved Old Faithful geyser billowing steam and water in the air behind an adult bison. These iconic images illustrate the wilderness, and the dependability of Yellowstone. Actual stamp may vary based on availability.

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Migratory Bird Day To Be Marked In Yellowstone National Park With Birding Events

Migratory Bird Day will be marked this Saturday in Yellowstone National Park, where rangers will take you birding and staff from the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center will teach you about raptors seen in the park.

Secret Sleeps, Tips For Snagging A National Park Campsite This Summer

There is nothing as traditional as camping out in the national parks for summer vacation. Reserving a campsite on www.recreation.gov can lock in a site long before you hit the road, but sometimes you just don’t get around to doing that. So what to do?

South Entrance To Yellowstone National Park Opens

The early birds were ready and waiting this morning when the South Entrance to Yellowstone National Park opened for the season.

Yellowstone National Park's East Entrance To Open Friday

The East Entrance to Yellowstone National Park will open for the season Friday as originally scheduled, according to park officials.

National Parks Traveler's Essential Friends + Gateways

Traveler's 2nd Annual Essential Friends + Gateways publication, a collaboration between the Traveler and a core group of national park foundations, cooperating associations, trusts, friends groups, and gateway communities, is aimed at enhancing and furthering the now nationally significant role of these organizations and entities in the preservation and enjoyment of our parks.

Snowplows From Wyoming, National Park Service, Bust Through Drifts In Yellowstone National Park

It wasn't exactly like the meeting of the Transcontinental Railroad at Promontory Summit in 1869, but there still was plenty of celebrating when snowplows from the state of Wyoming and the National Park Service met near Grant Village.
Yellowstone, Land of Wonders: Promenade in North America If you, too, have paused before an faded and worn map of Yellowstone and wondered the same, then Yellowstone, Land Of Wonders: Promenade in North America's National Park is for you. But not only does this travelogue carry you back to the Yellowstone of 1883, but it's cast through the eyes of a Belgian writer who spent 10 days in the park that summer.

Traveler's Essential Friends + Gateways Initiative Celebrates National Parks

Just in time for National Park Week -- Traveler's 2013 magazine Essential Friends + Gateways! Flip through 50+ pages of full-color features celebrating national parks, their increasingly indispensable friends' groups—along with great park gateways and the local insight and travel tips you need to savor summer in the country's top national parks.

Black Sand Basin Access In Yellowstone National Park Temporarily Closed For Boardwalk Repairs

Access to Yellowstone National Park’s Black Sand Basin will be temporarily closed until at least the Memorial Day weekend while maintenance crews replace and reroute a section of boardwalk that has been damaged by the area’s thermal features.

Yellowstone Park Foundation Provides $600,000 To National Park For Projects

Sequestration. Budget cuts. Tough times for America’s most cherished places – its national parks. For Yellowstone National Park, a bit of relief from the fiscal hard times is coming from the Yellowstone Park Foundation, which is underwriting $600,000 worth of projects in the park this year.

More Roads In Yellowstone National Park To Open Friday

More wheeled access will be possible in Yellowstone National Park this Friday -- barring a major snowstorm -- as the routes from Mammoth Hot Springs and West Yellowstone, Montana, to Old Faithful are scheduled to open.

Annual Gray Wolf Report For Northern Rockies Shows Slight Decrease In Overall Population, Increase In Packs

Wolf numbers in the northern Rocky Mountain states of Wyoming, Montana, Idaho and parts of Washington and Oregon at the end of 2012 showed only a slight decrease from a year earlier, though the number of packs increased, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.