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The Faces Behind The Old Faithful Webcam

Carolyn Aaronson, Webcam Operator

Do you ever look at the Old Faithful Geyser webcam?

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Off the Beaten Path: Best Yellowstone Photo Spots

Lone Star Geyser -- NPS

We all know the iconic photo location at Yellowstone National Park is Old Faithful during a geyser eruption. But there are plenty of great locations in Yellowstone to capture your own iconic photo. Here are our Top Ten out-of-the-way photo spots to capture that perfect image.

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Yellowstone Fee Hikes on Tap for 2015

Mammoth Hot Springs at sunrise

Visitors to America’s oldest national park will see Yellowstone fee hikes starting on June 1, as an increase in entrance charges will fund important resource protection and visitor facility projects within the park, according to the National Park Service.

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Side Chambers Cause Yellowstone Geysers to Erupt: Researcher

Steamboat Geyser

A simple mechanism — side chambers, or loops in the underground plumbing — is what causes Yellowstone geysers to regularly erupt, according to work from a University of California, Berkeley researcher.

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Bears Emerging From Dens in Yellowstone

Yellowstone bear

Blame it on the groundhog perhaps, but bears have begun to emerge from their dens in Yellowstone National Park.

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Yellowstone Waiving Admission Fees Next Monday

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

Yellowstone National Park will be waiving admission fees next Monday, January 19.

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Proposed Yellowstone Monitoring Station Under Debate

Yellowstone National Park

A climate monitoring station has been proposed for Yellowstone National Park under a National Science Foundation project designed to monitor the impacts of climate change, land-use change, and invasive species on the ecosystem.

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Final Days of the 2014 Yellowstone Summer Season

Buffalo Ranch in Lamar Valley

We’re gearing down for the end of the 2014 Yellowstone summer season, with most services shut down and many roads set to close in coming weeks. Still, this is a great time to visit the Park.

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Yellowstone Visitation Hits Almost Two Million So Far

South Entrance Opening 2013

Yellowstone visitation has peaked at nearly two million so far for the season.

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Canyon Village Receiving Prefabricated Lodge Units

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The Canyon Village redevelopment project is starting to take shape, with the arrival of prefabricated lodge units.

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