The Value of Fires to Yellowstone National Park

The Value of Fires to Yellowstone National Park

Nature’s cycle of burns and new growth is essential to park health Written by: Christine Loomis Fires have shaped the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem for 14,000 years. Although the charred remains of once thriving old-growth forests...
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How a Summer in Yellowstone Changed Everything

How a Summer in Yellowstone Changed Everything

By Karley Nugent As human beings, we long for a sense of purpose, and we crave adventure. We have to take risks to bring ourselves where we’re meant to be but often lack the courage...
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Fun Facts about Winter in Yellowstone

Fun Facts about Winter in Yellowstone

If you haven’t been to the world’s first national park in the winter, you haven’t truly experienced Yellowstone. The vast park that occupies the northwestern corner of Wyoming and parts of Montana and Idaho becomes...
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The Call of the Wild

The Call of the Wild

Written by: Gary McKechnie  Rick McIntyre arrived at Yellowstone National Park in 1974, just a few years after the nation’s first national park celebrated its centennial. He’s held several titles since then, but none have...
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Top Yellowstone Stories of 2016

Top Yellowstone Stories of 2016

2016 was a big year in Yellowstone National Park with a number of celebrations, events, and stories. We've compiled the top stories to recap! Bombardiers Final Run (March 2016) With the close of last year's...
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Mammoth First Four-Star Green Restaurant in National Park System

Mammoth First Four-Star Green Restaurant in National Park System

Mammoth Hotel Dining Room Is First In The National Park System to Receive Four-Star Green Restaurant Certification As of December 13, 2016, Mammoth Dining Room has officially certified as a 4-star Green Restaurant by the Green Restaurant Association, upgrading...
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12 Gifts of Yellowstone

12 Gifts of Yellowstone

To start the holiday season out right, we want to countdown your favorite things about Yellowstone National Park. That's why we're counting down the 12 Days of Christmas with your stories and photos! On the...
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Introducing...Yellowstone Forever

Introducing…Yellowstone Forever

Our longtime nonprofit partners, the Yellowstone Association and Yellowstone Park Foundation recently announced the completion of a merger and official unveiling of the new organization as Yellowstone Forever (Yellowstone.org). The new unified education and fundraising...
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Giving Beer Bottles New Life

Giving Beer Bottles New Life

Yellowstone National Park is recycling its bottles into furniture and lodging features By Veronica Stoddart Where can you drink a bottle of beer, recycle it, and then sit on a bench made from that bottle?...
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Secrets of Winter Wildlife Watching

Secrets of Winter Wildlife Watching

Written by: Candyce H. Stapen In winter, Yellowstone National Park morphs into a picturesque wonderland, complete with snowy woods, ice pellets of geyser rain, frozen waterfalls, and abundant animals. Although the bears hibernate, bison, elk,...
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