Updated: Two Ice Climbers Die in Fall Into Grand Canyon of Yellowstone

Two Montana men ice climbing in the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone in Yellowstone National Park apparently fell several hundred feet to their deaths Monday.

Yellowstone National Park Officials Want to Rethink Northern Entrance Corridor

How do you manage 21st-century issues while holding steady to historic character and significance? That's the question Yellowstone National Park officials are mulling as they look at the functionality of the North Entrance to the park.

Yellowstone Park Foundation Names New President

An official with the National Wildlife Federation has been chosen as the next president of the Yellowstone Park Foundation, the official fund-raising arm of Yellowstone National Park.

Reader Participation Day: Which Is Your Favorite National Park Gateway Town?

If you had to pick a gateway town to live in -- not because of its associated national park, but because of its atmosphere -- which would you choose?

An Idea in Trouble: Thoughts about the Future of Traditional National Parks in the United States

Historians point out that ideas, and the organizations associated with them, sometimes age and lose their relevance. Today, as the National Park Service (NPS) approaches the centennial of its establishment, the agency faces huge potential problems with its founding mission and subsequent land management policies.

Non-Profit Yellowstone Association Can Enhance Your Visit to Yellowstone National Park

Looking for a more personalized tour or exploration of Yellowstone National Park. The Yellowstone Association Institute can do that.

National Park Quiz 82: Flowers

April showers bring May flowers, so let’s run with that idea in this month’s quiz. Answers are at the end. If we catch you peeking, we’ll make you write on the whiteboard 100 times: “Flowers are the reproductive organs of angiosperms.”

Healthy U.S. Ecosystems Draw International Nature Pilgrims

Meet a pilgrim — a nature pilgrim — a woman who traveled to the backyard of America to set eyes on a species that long ago was extinguished from her homeland archipelago. Julie Askew could have selected hundreds of other pretty destinations in the U.S. She could have also gone to Disneyland, but she selected Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks—and their stunning surrounding environs—because the wildlife predators are HERE.

Is the Old Faithful Area At Yellowstone National Park Visitor-Friendly?

How visitor-friendly is the Old Faithful area at Yellowstone National Park. The National Park Service is asking that question as it moves forward to develop a long-range plan to the area that has risen up around the iconic geyser.
Do our national parks need to be better promoted? Should the National Park Service be placing advertisements in major media outlets, on Internet sites, and buying TV commercials?