Not much can hold onto the steepest pitches of walls inside the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, but somehow these conifers have managed to do so. How much longer they'll remain standing, though, is tough to say.
Yellowstone National Park
A grizzly sow tied to the fatal mauling of a hiker in Yellowstone National Park has been killed by rangers, and her two cubs have been placed in an educational zoo outside the park, Yellowstone Superintendent Dan Wenk announced Monday.
The impact the late-National Park Service Director Roger Kennedy had on the National Park Service won't be lost and can't be overestimated. In his 2008 book, Wildfire and Americans; How to Save Lives, Property, and Your Tax Dollars, Mr. Kennedy measured the values of both science and faith in protecting wildness. He presented the following talk, portions of which came from that book, in 2006 during an appearance at the University of New England.
Though they might not be the most adorable or charismatic of Yellowstone National Park's creatures, bats are residents of the park. And by "adopting" one from the Yellowstone Park Foundation, you can help forward wildlife research in the park.
Every now and then a little work is needed to maintain trails in the national parks, and at Yellowstone National Park officials have a need to replace a section of trail connecting the Upper Geyser Basin near Old Faithful to Biscuit Basin.
Yellowstone National Park officials said Thursday they need more time to finalize a sound, sustainable winter-use plan for the park and will continue for another winter of temporary guidelines while doing more studies.
With the calendar quickly running out on the short fall season in some parts of the National Park System, some concessionaires are responding with lodging specials that might intrigue you.
Westslope cutthroat trout will soon be gaining another foothold in Yellowstone National Park, where fisheries biologists are working to return the native fish to Goose Lake.
Climate Study Points To Much Warmer Summers, Less Snow, For Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks
Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks, like Glacier National Park, will endure hotter summers, and less snowy winters, in the coming decades due to climate change, according to projections made by the Rocky Mountain Climate Organization.
"Cascade Corner" in Yellowstone National Park is aptly named, what with its many waterfalls and cascades of the Bechler River. According to park historian Lee Whittlesey in "Yellowstone Place Names," the region was named by explorer W.C.