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2016 Marks Most Yellowstone Fire Activity Since 1988

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As of September 21, 2016, fires have burned over 62,000 acres of Yellowstone National Park, the highest number of acres since the 1988 fire season.

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Yellowstone History: Steamship Zillah

Steamboat Zellah, Yellowstone Lake;JP Clum Lantern;1910

The E.C. Waters may be the most famous boat in Yellowstone, but it had an important predecessor: the steamship Zillah.

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Book Review: Wrecked In Yellowstone by Mike Stark

Wrecked In Yellowstone

E.C. Waters wore many hats in Yellowstone over the years—hotelier, zookeeper, boat manager and, depending on who you asked, scoundrel.

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Yellowstone History: Bath Lake

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Nearly a century ago, Bath Lake was one of Mammoth Hot Springs’ chief attractions.

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Team Researching Activity in 1988 Yellowstone Fire Scars

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With Yellowstone’s fire season still in full swing, researchers are looking on the bright side of things.

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Yellowstone Celebrates “An Evening At The Arch”

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GARDINER—After nearly four years of planning, Yellowstone National Park pulled off a flawless presentation in the shade of the iconic Roosevelt Arch in Gardiner on the 100th anniversary of the creation of the National Park Service.

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Yellowstone History: President Ford Speaks At Old Faithful

Old Faithful erupting behind President Gerald Ford;Cynthia Zimmerli;1976

Forty years ago today, President Gerald Ford delivered a speech in front of Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park.

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Visitor Misbehavior On The Rise In National Park System

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We’re sure you’ve seen examples of visitor misbehavior before in Yellowstone National Park, firsthand or otherwise.

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Yellowstone Celebrates Christmas In August Alongside NPS Centennial

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It’s that time of year again as Yellowstone celebrates Christmas in August.

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Before National Park Service, U.S. Army Managed Yellowstone

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Before there was the National Park Service, there was the U.S. Army.

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