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Yellowstone History: Lost Lake

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In spite of its name, Yellowstone’s Lost Lake is remarkably easy to find.

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Yellowstone History: Norris Blockhouse

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Before Fort Yellowstone came to be in the Mammoth area, the seat of power in Yellowstone National Park lay in another structure: the Norris blockhouse.

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Boiling River In Winter Quintessential Yellowstone Experience

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Is there anything better than stripping down to your swimsuit outside in the dead of winter to take a soak in Yellowstone’s Boiling River?

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Yellowstone History: Emerald Pool

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Emerald Pool is (pun intended) one of the jewels of Yellowstone National Park.

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Yellowstone History: Moran Point

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Pity poor Moran Point along the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, for it is unjustly forgotten.

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Book Review: The 1959 Yellowstone Earthquake

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The 1959 Yellowstone Earthquake, all 40 seconds of it, was a defining moment in Yellowstone National Park’s history.

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Yellowstone History: Queen’s Laundry

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Near Sentinel Meadows, you’ll find a curious remnant of Yellowstone National Park’s early history: The Queen’s Laundry.

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Yellowstone History: Fan and Mortar Geysers

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Although not as famous as nearby Grotto or Grand Geysers, Fan and Mortar Geysers are an eminent delight to visitors.

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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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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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