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Additional Comment Sought on Fire Lookout Project

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Yellowstone National Park is seeking additional public comment on their plan to install additional antennae on the Mount Washburn Fire Lookout.

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Public Comment Sought on Mount Washburn Antenna Project

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Yellowstone National Park is seeking public comment on whether to mount an antenna at the Mount Washburn Fire Lookout to boost telecommunications services.

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Fall Is A Great Time To See Yellowstone National Park

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It’s nice to get out on a fall weekend and visit my local park—Yellowstone.

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A Fourth of July Hike Up Mount Washburn

Photo by Liz Kearney (July 26, 2014)

The flowers on Yellowstone’s Mount Washburn trail are the best “fireworks” around—blue, yellow, pink, purple, magenta carpeting the hills and trailsides.

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Yellowstone History: Mammoth Bison Showpen

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For most of the first half of the 20th century, the surest way to see Yellowstone bison was in Mammoth Hot Springs, from the comfort of your car.

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Yellowstone Natural History: Bighorn Sheep

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Have you ever been driving through Yellowstone National Park when, all of a sudden, your way is blocked by bighorn sheep?

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Yellowstone Area Webcams: Mount Washburn Fire SE Lookout

Mount Washburn Fire Lookout

Mt. Washburn Webcam

A webcam installed at the Mount Washburn fire lookout is aimed to the southeast, with views of Yellowstone Lake, the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Hayden Valley.

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Yellowstone Area Webcams: Mount Washburn Fire NE Lookout

Mount Washburn Fire Lookout

Mount Washburn Webcam

One camera installed at the Mt. Washburn fire lookout is used primarily to monitor fire activity in the Park. Currently it is pointed in a northeasterly direction; the mountains beyond are the Absaroka and Beartooth Mountain Ranges.

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See the Yellowstone Beach Fire in Action From Mount Washburn

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Beach FireThanks to the Mount Washburn Fire Lookout Cam in Yellowstone National Park, we have stop action of the Beach Fire in action, albeit from a long distance.

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Weather Willing, Yellowstone’s Dunraven Pass to Open Friday

Yellowstone National Park

Unless something unexpected happens on the weather front -- and there is snow in the forecast for Saturday -- the Dunraven Pass will open for auto traffic Friday, being the last section of Yellowstone National Park road to open for the Summer 2010 season.

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