Yellowstone National Park

Strong Thunderstorms, Lightning Causing Injuries In National Parks In The Rockies

Thunderstorms raking the Rocky Mountains have led to numerous injuries, and possibly one fatality, in national parks in the region. A mud-and-rock slide Thursday afternoon at Rocky Mountain National Park also possibly trapped hikers in the backcountry.

Hiker, Angler Die In Separate Incidents In Yellowstone National Park

A hiker on Electric Peak and an angler fishing the Yellowstone River died in Yellowstone National Park this week
Yellowstone Has Teeth Marjane Ambler's new book, Yellowstone Has Teeth, may be the tale of life behind the derring-do that hits home for readers not familiar with what the people in parks do, or why.

Traveler's Gear List: Paddling In The Parks

Paddling trips in the national parks take more than a little planning. To help ensure you cover all the bases and leave nothing necessary at home, here's Traveler's gear list for overnight paddling trips.

Is National Park Service Abrogating Its Responsibility With The Tour Of Utah Bike Race?

Federal lands make up the majority of Utah's landscape, so it shouldn't be surprising that state roads crisscross those lands. But when a state road crosses a national park, and that road is going to be traversed by a bike race, should National Park Service approval be required?

Congressman Claims National Park Service "Discouraging" Visitation To Yosemite National Park

A congressman, after hearing from select witnesses about the impacts of a draft management plan for the Merced River through the Yosemite Valley, charged that the National Park Service is "discouraging" visitation to the iconic valley.

National Park Foundation Grants Designed To Help Parks Improve Visitor Transportation

While some national parks struggle with moving tourists around during the peak season due to traffic jams and road systems designed for fewer vehicles, the National Park Foundation is working to provide the National Park Service with the expertise to help improve the situation.

Help Yellowstone Park Foundation, North Cascades Institute, Land Thousands Of Dollars For Youth Programs

Whether you prefer Yellowstone National Park, or North Cascades National Park, now is your chance to help fund teen programs in one of those two parks.

Yellowstone, Grand Teton National Parks Asked To Open More Waters To Canoeists, Kayakers

Lewis River Channel, Yellowstone, Marcelle Shoop copyright
More rivers and streams in Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks should be open to paddlers, according to the American Whitewater advocacy group, which charges the National Park Service is wrongly banning the activity.

Yellowstone National Park Rangers Put Down Black Bear After It Obtained Human Food

A black bear that raided some campers' food and rummaged through a campground in Yellowstone National Park was put down by rangers.

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

$12.95

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?
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