Yellowstone National Park, which attracted national attention in 1988 when wildfires burned nearly half the 2.2-million-acre park that hot and dry summer, so far has managed to avoid any fires this summer.
Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park's many thermal features have captured the imagination of visitors for centuries. But Yellowstone geologists and other researchers are using an array of high-tech tools and techniques for the first time to get a much more revealing look at the park's large-scale hydrothermal systems in action.
Data Seemingly Contradict Yellowstone National Park Claims Of A Cleaner, Quieter Park Under Proposed Winter-Use Plan
Claims by Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Dan Wenk that a preferred winter-use plan will result in a cleaner, quieter park open to more visitors seem to be contradicted by data contained in documents upon which the plan is built.
At first glance, the Atlas of Yellowstone is a trivia lover's guide to Yellowstone National Park, with additional insights to neighboring Grand Teton National Park. But the heart and soul of this fact- and map-filled book is Yellowstone and its landscape, its occupants both human and animal, and the reach and impact of this wondrous terrain.
Yellowstone National Park's Winter-Use Proposal Would Allow 110 "Transportation Events" A Day In Winter
A draft winter-use plan for Yellowstone National Park redefines over-snow entries into the park under a system that could increase the number of over-snow vehicles into the park beyond the total that has been permitted in past winters.
Reader Participation Day: How Should The Next President Of The United States Help The National Parks?
Come November, we get to choose the next president of the United States. President Obama might get a second term, or Mitt Romney might get his first. Whoever wins, how best do you think the next president of these United States can best help the National Park System?
If you could visit only one state to tour its national parks, which state would it be? Would you head to Utah with its five "national parks," to California with its eight "national parks" and handful of other designated park units, or choose Maine with its one national park (Acadia), a stretch of Appalachian National Scenic Trail, and lone international historic site?
As lovers of national parks look forward to the 2016 centennial of the National Park Service—guardian of ”America’s Best Idea”—there has never been a better time to profile the rise and role of what may be our “Second Best Idea”—the friends groups, trusts, and foundations that support those parks.
An 18-year-old woman, on the first day of her summer job with a Yellowstone National Park concessionaire, fell about 400 feet to her death into the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.
For $25, you can drive into Yellowstone or Yosemite national parks, your car loaded with family, and spend the rest of the week exploring. At Mesa Verde National Park, after paying the park's $15 entrance fee, another $25 fee will get you -- only you, not your entire family -- on a two-hour hike to either Mug House or Square Tower House.