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Jenny Golding

Jenny Golding

Jenny Golding is the founding editor of A Yellowstone Life and writes from her home at the north entrance to Yellowstone in Gardiner, Montana.


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Yellowstone’s Spring Birding Hotspots

Yellowstone’s Spring Birding Hotspots

Written by: Jenny Golding, April 02nd, 2020

Categories: Tips

Over 150 species of birds return to Yellowstone each year to mate and raise young.

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Guide to Watching Wildlife in Yellowstone By Month

Guide to Watching Wildlife in Yellowstone By Month

Written by: Jenny Golding, March 13th, 2020

Categories: Facts

A Year of Yellowstone Wildlife Watching

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Animal Tracks: Reading Stories on the Landscape

Animal Tracks: Reading Stories on the Landscape

Written by: Jenny Golding, February 15th, 2020

Categories: Facts

Curious how to track animals in Yellowstone National Park? Read our blog to learn how and where to find animal tracks,

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11 Ways To Get Amazing Winter Photos

11 Ways To Get Amazing Winter Photos

Written by: Jenny Golding, December 11th, 2019

Categories: Facts

Peaceful snowy landscapes, billowing steam, frost-covered bison: how do you capture the essence of winter in Yellowstone? These tips will help you creatively capture your winter experiences.

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Top 3 Fall Hikes in Yellowstone

Top 3 Fall Hikes in Yellowstone

Written by: Jenny Golding, September 25th, 2019

Categories: Plan

Looking for the best fall colors in Yellowstone? These hikes should be on your list!

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The Most Scenic Drives to Yellowstone

The Most Scenic Drives to Yellowstone

Written by: Jenny Golding, August 19th, 2019

Categories: Plan

You’ve decided you’re driving to Yellowstone. Which route will you take? Every road leading to Yellowstone is breathtaking.

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Romance of Lake Hotel

Romance of Lake Hotel

Written by: Jenny Golding, May 15th, 2019

Categories: Facts

Staying at the Lake Hotel is like stepping into a dream; no matter how busy the park is, Lake Hotel is always serene, calm, and romantic.

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A Perfect Park Day: Spring in Yellowstone

A Perfect Park Day: Spring in Yellowstone

Written by: Jenny Golding, April 08th, 2019

Categories: Plan

The rewards of a trip in early spring are worth it.

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The Northern Range – Yellowstone’s Wildlife Hub

The Northern Range – Yellowstone’s Wildlife Hub

Written by: Jenny Golding, March 04th, 2019

Categories: Facts

Yellowstone's northern range boasts one of the largest collections of free-roaming animals in the world

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Growing and Learning in Yellowstone’s “College”

Growing and Learning in Yellowstone’s “College”

Written by: Jenny Golding, May 14th, 2019

Categories: People

Wondering what to do now that you’ve graduated high school? Ready for the next phase of your life but not sure what that looks like? For many young adults, working in Yellowstone is the experience of a lifetime.

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Why Working in Yellowstone is Great for Retirees

Why Working in Yellowstone is Great for Retirees

Written by: Jenny Golding, July 16th, 2019

Categories: People

For retirees considering a seasonal job in Yellowstone, Davidson has some advice. “At our age sometimes it’s a one-time opportunity. Go ahead and take it!”

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Yellowstone: A Skier’s Paradise

Yellowstone: A Skier’s Paradise

Written by: Jenny Golding, January 04th, 2019

Categories: Winter

Yellowstone boasts dozens of excellent groomed and skier-tracked trails in a winter paradise that is still relatively undiscovered.

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A Perfect Park Day: Winter in Yellowstone

A Perfect Park Day: Winter in Yellowstone

Written by: Jenny Golding, December 11th, 2018

Categories: Winter

Winter on the Northern Range

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What NOT to do in Yellowstone

What NOT to do in Yellowstone

Written by: Jenny Golding, October 11th, 2018

Categories: Tips

For many people, Yellowstone is a once in a lifetime experience. Here are seven tips for making the most of your visit.

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A Perfect Park Day: Autumn in Yellowstone

A Perfect Park Day: Autumn in Yellowstone

Written by: Jenny Golding, September 10th, 2018

Categories: Plan

Autumn in Yellowstone is more than just a season - it’s a feeling. September and October hold the promise of bright sunny days with a picturesque dusting of snow.

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Sound the Bugle: Making the Most of the Elk and Bison Rut

Sound the Bugle: Making the Most of the Elk and Bison Rut

Written by: Jenny Golding, August 13th, 2018

Categories: Plan

What you need to know to safely enjoy these annual wildlife spectacles.

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Helping To Protect The Rivers That Run Through Yellowstone

Helping To Protect The Rivers That Run Through Yellowstone

Written by: Jenny Golding, July 09th, 2018

Categories: Facts

These pristine waters—and the native organisms that live in them—are in danger from aquatic invasive species. Yellowstone is working to protect the park’s waters, and you can help.

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Painting the Soul of Yellowstone’s Wildlife

Painting the Soul of Yellowstone’s Wildlife

Written by: Jenny Golding, May 08th, 2018

Categories: Facts

Contemporary Native American Artist DG House will be one of the Artists in Residence in Yellowstone this summer.

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3 Insider’s Tips for Visiting Yellowstone in Spring

3 Insider’s Tips for Visiting Yellowstone in Spring

Written by: Jenny Golding, March 15th, 2018

Categories: Tips

Spring is one of the most dynamic times of year in Yellowstone. Here are a few tips for how to make the most of your spring visit.

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Lake Hotel Awarded Green Seal Gold Certification

Lake Hotel Awarded Green Seal Gold Certification

Written by: Jenny Golding, April 25th, 2018

Categories: News

Since 1891 the stately Lake Yellowstone Hotel has welcomed visitors to her grandeur, and now she's setting an example for sustainable lodging.

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