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Yellowstone History: Bear Feeding

grizzly bears at feeding ground at canyon park in yellowstone george a grant 1939

Once upon a time, bear feeding was as popular (if not more so) than geyser watching in Yellowstone National Park.

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Yellowstone Hires Mandarin-Speaking Park Rangers

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To bridge the communication gap between Park staff and the ever-increasing number of Chinese visitors, Yellowstone National Park specifically hired three interpretive rangers this summer who speak Mandarin Chinese.

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Yellowstone History: Mammoth Bison Showpen

bison in mammoth circa 1914 nprr brochure

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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Inspiration Point, Part of North Rim Trail Closing For Construction

view down the canyon from inspiration point 2015

Inspiration Point, along the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, will be closed for construction starting tomorrow, June 20.

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Photographer Fined $535 For Approaching Black Bear In Yellowstone Wildlife Closure Area

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A professional photographer has been fined for entering a closed wildlife area in Yellowstone National Park.

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Tourist Fined $1,000 For Walking On Mammoth Terraces, Collecting Thermal Water

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Another tourist was spotted off the boardwalk in a thermal area—this time in Mammoth Hot Springs. And they were fined heavily for it.

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May 2016 Visitation Up In Yellowstone, Grand Teton National Parks

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

No surprise here: visitation to Yellowstone is markedly higher than visitation last year.

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

aerial view of upper geyser basin 2006

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

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Canadian Man Pleads Guilty To Picking Up Bison Calf, Given Six Months Probation

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Shamash Kassam, who picked up a bison calf earlier this year has received six months of unsupervised probation after pleading guilty.

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National Park Service Mulling Visitor Caps, Other Measures In Light Of Record Visitation

cars at south entrance

With the summer season in full swing, the National Park Service is mulling visitor caps for future seasons.

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