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13-Year-Old Boy Hospitalized After Getting Thermal Burn In Yellowstone National Park

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A 13-year-old boy had to be hospitalized after getting burned at a thermal pool in Yellowstone National Park.

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Yellowstone History: Punch Bowl Spring

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Located just west of Daisy Geyser, on the way to Black Sand Basin, Punch Bowl Spring has a long history with Yellowstone visitors.

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A Friendly Reminder Re: Film/Video Regs From YNP Officials

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park

PREPPING FOR SUMMER 2011: Do you plan on any commercial filming in Yellowstone National Park this summer, or anticipate any in-depth video coverage? If so, you'll need to apply for a permit. Here's the official policy for 2011, straight from Park officials.

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Destination Yellowstone

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If you told your friends or family that you were going to spend some of your vacation in an active volcano, they might think you were crazy. Yet every year more than three million people do exactly that. Yellowstone National Park is a volcano. Almost everything that is special in Yellowstone is the result of being one of the world’s largest active volcanoes, in fact, a super-volcano. Fortunately, Yellowstone’s current volcanic activity is limited to hot water and earthquakes -- no eruptions, flowing magma, or cataclysmic explosions. Yellowstone did the cataclysmic explosion thing about 640,000 years ago and is resting for a possible encore in some more tens of thousands of years. Yellowstone the volcano is not going to erupt anytime soon.

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