This 21-mile stretch of the Grand Loop Road from the West Thumb to Lake Village travels along the side of Yellowstone Lake with hotels, visitor centers, and a geyser basin boardwalk.
Visit an active Catholic church and gift shop on the reservation.
Disney and the National Park Foundation invite you to see the new film "Bears" during opening week, April 18-24, 2014. This just happens to be National Park Week, and when you go see the film during this week, Disney will make a donation on your behalf to the National Park Foundation to protect wildlife and wild places.
Learn about gold mining at the “Home of Mount Rushmore” and truly a “City of Gold.” The quaint town of Keystone is steeped in gold mining history.
Yellowstone National Park was the most recognized winner, getting both the most votes and the most number one votes.
Park administrators recently put the kibosh on plans to shoot bison with “biobullets,” bullets laced with a vaccine to inhibit the spread of disease, saying the scheme was too ineffective to justify the expensive.
Mining engineer David E. Folsom, and friends Charles Cook and William Peterson, first accurately documented the Yellowstone landscape in 1869.
New research indicates that the grizzly bear has a more diverse diet than previously thought - including pine nuts, elk, bison, berries, trout, and insects - and that food sources available in Yellowstone National Park are sustainable for the bear population.
Old Faithful’s predictability is the exception; most geysers give little warning when they’re about to blow. The result, of course, is a surprise steam-and-water show. And in the case of Steamboat Geyser, there’s no other show like it Earth.
Yellowstone was the permanent home of one Native American tribe, but racism bred untrue rumors and tales.
It’s important to remember that while Yellowstone National Park is beautiful, it’s also dangerous. Summer flash floods and high water can prove perilous.
One scientist tests the theory of mantle plumes by using 200 gallons of corn syrup to represent the Earth's mantle.
What’s the best way to test a bear canister? Recruit a bear to try to open it.
Yellowstone National Park has proposed new guidelines for winter use of snowmobiles and snowcoaches within park borders.
According to statistics from the United States Geological Survey (USGS), 2012 saw the highest number of grizzly bear deaths in the greater Yellowstone area in the past four years. Researchers recorded a total of 51 bear deaths this year, compared to 44 deaths in 2011, 50 deaths in 2010 and 31 in 2009.
Due to recent increases in their population, wolves are no longer protected under national government regulations mandated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Outside of Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park, wolves throughout Wyoming can be shot on sight.
Amazing photographs of a total lunar eclipse as seen over Yellowstone National Park in December 2012.
A newly released 'Vital Signs' report from the National Park Service outlines the ecological health of the park in 2010.
A photo post about June in Yellowstone National Park. The post contains images of bears, wolves, osprey, bison and landscapes.
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Fishing Wind River Canyon Near Thermopolis, Wyoming. Pete is an obsessed fly fisherman, but who wouldn't be a total trout nut if they lived up here?
In Yellowstone, anglers might be asked to look and not touch until trout numbers bounce back or when the drought ends.
Wolves mean fewer elk and fewer elk hunters. That costs $$. But wolves also bring in the lookers who want to learn about these predators and that brings $$.
Ecotourism in Yellowstone has increased since gray wolves were reintroduced to the ecosystem, boosting local economies by an estimated $5 million per year.
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Yellowstone National Park fisheries biologists resort to "netting" and help from anglers to save thinning population of native cutthroat trout in Yellowstone Lake.