How can concessions agreements with the National Park Service be improved? What sort of innovations should the Park Service consider for the next 100 years? Those topics will be dissected by two House of Representatives subcommittees this week.
Yellowstone National Park
It's been said that in many national parks, visitors don't trek far from the parking lots. Which is a shame, as there's so much to see and experience in the backcountry. How far do you typically roam into the backcountry during your national park vacation?
Asphalt does not stand in the way of thermal features at Yellowstone National Park. That's evident at Upper Terrace Drive, where the appearance of a thermal feature has led crews to use Jersey barriers to keep traffic and pedestrians from impacting it.
If you don't have a reservation for a campsite at Yellowstone National Service, you walk up with fingers crossed hoping there's a vacant site. But you will have to get up early to be successful, according to the park's website.
A series of paving projects in Yellowstone National Park will close some parking areas for 24 hours in the coming days. The following list can help you avoid the projects.
A state and federal investigation into the killing of a protected gray wolf that ranged from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park before being shot in Utah has concluded without any charges being filed against the hunter.
Across the National Park System there are many, many places to call home for a night or a week. But which ones are the best?
It’s hard to believe that it’s been a quarter-century since the massive fires burned through Yellowstone National Park that summer of 1988. Jeff Henry’s new book is a great look back at those smoke-filled days, especially for those at National Parks Traveler.
Bison have gored two more people in Yellowstone National Park, bringing to four the number of gorings in the park this summer.
National parks are as audible as they are scenic, from the crashing waves on the beaches of Cape Cod National Seashore in Massachusetts to the gunshot-cracking of calving of glacial ice at Glacier Bay National Park in Alaska, national parks don't go silently into the night. And at Yellowstone National Park, the soundscapes are going to be captured for future generations.