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The History of Yellowstone’s Old Faithful Inn

Written by: Ruth Quinn, June 08th, 2020
Categories: Facts

Conceived with boldness and creativity, adapting to barrages from nature and cultural change, the presence and spirit of the Old Faithful Inn will endure.

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A New Life for the Haynes Picture Shops Headquarters

Written by: Jennifer White, April 08th, 2019
Categories: Facts

After twenty years of silence, the walls are once again buzzing with park information.

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Ghost Stories from Yellowstone National Park

Written by: Yellowstone Hot Spot, October 26th, 2018
Categories: Facts

Gather around the campfire and get ready for spooky tales from Yellowstone!

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Celebrating Yellowstone’s Native American Heritage

Written by: Sarah Bierschwale, October 31st, 2018
Categories: Facts

November is National Native American Heritage Month. We're proud to work with a number of talented Native American artists in Yellowstone. Learn more about their stories and art

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Yellowstone: Where the Bison Roam

Written by: Jayne Clark, August 02nd, 2018
Categories: Facts

No better place to see America’s magnificent national mammal than in the first national park

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The Coolest Way to Tour Yellowstone

Written by: Jayne Clark, June 07th, 2018
Categories: Plan

The yellow touring buses are as big a hit as they were when they first rolled onto Yellowstone’s byways in the 1920s.

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5 Myths About Yellowstone

Written by: Jayne Clark, April 05th, 2018
Categories: Facts

As the country’s first national park, Yellowstone has an almost mythical status in the American psyche. We set the record straight on some common misconceptions about Yellowstone.

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The Resurrection of Mission 66 at Canyon

Written by: Lesley M. Gilmore, November 01st, 2017
Categories: News

Mission 66 has been resurrected at Canyon Village in Yellowstone National Park. But just what was Mission 66 and what’s the big deal about Canyon Village?

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The Map

Written by: Ruth and Leslie Quinn, September 14th, 2017
Categories: Facts

At a time when many people no longer learn to read maps, instead relying on GPS or Mapquest, perhaps contemplating one piece of magnificent art can help us find our way.

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Great Geyser Gazing in Yellowstone National Park

Written by: Jayne Clark, August 29th, 2017
Categories: Facts

Thrill to this gushing phenomenon in the place that has more geysers than anywhere else on earth.

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Stagecoaches In Yellowstone

Written by: Karley Nugent, June 22nd, 2017
Categories: Facts

A look into the history of Yellowstone's first primary form of travel.

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The Music of Yellowstone

Written by: Jayne Clark, May 02nd, 2017
Categories: Facts

The otherworldly grandeur of Yellowstone has inspired a melodic earful from multiple composers and performers.

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Why Legendary Explorers Loved Yellowstone

Written by: Yellowstone Hot Spot, June 03rd, 2019
Categories: Facts

America’s wild heart is as iconic and nostalgia inducing as the idea of the Great American Road Trip.

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The Value of Fires to Yellowstone National Park

Written by: Christine Loomis, September 01st, 2019
Categories: Facts

Nature’s cycle of burns and new growth is essential to park health.

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11 Secrets of Yellowstone

Written by: Candyce H. Stapen, October 02nd, 2017
Categories: Facts

America’s first national park, Yellowstone became “a public park or pleasuring-ground for the benefit and enjoyment of the people” in 1872.

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How Art Led to the Creation of Yellowstone National Park

Written by: Candyce H. Stapen, October 03rd, 2016
Categories: Facts

Native Americans, trappers, and stalwart pioneers knew about the Yellowstone region’s amazing geysers, hot springs, rivers, bison herds, and bears long before Yellowstone became a national park.

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Why Stay Nearby, When You Can Stay in Yellowstone?

Written by: Yellowstone Hot Spot, June 24th, 2016
Categories: Plan

Staying in Yellowstone is the best way for visitors to experience everything the park has to offer.

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A Yellowstone “Savage” Story

Written by: Yellowstone Hot Spot, June 17th, 2016
Categories: People

The friendships formed and memories shared while working in this special place last a lifetime.

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The Grand Old Lady of the Lake: Lake Yellowstone Hotel

Written by: Yellowstone Hot Spot, April 04th, 2016
Categories: Facts

After seeing its deep canyons, misty waterfalls, and furious geysers, is it possible that anyone could improve on the natural beauty of Yellowstone?

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Yellowstone Timeline

Written by: Yellowstone Hot Spot, April 01st, 2016
Categories: Facts

Did you know that Yellowstone became the world’s first national park in 1872?

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Taps for the Bombardiers

Written by: Leslie Quinn, March 14th, 2016
Categories: News

Yellowstone is, and has always been, a place of history.

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