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The Life and Death of Yellowstone’s Mattie Culver

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There are a couple of graves in Yellowstone and a cemetery or two, but there’s one in a rather busy spot overlooking the Firehole River and a popular picnic area.

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New Grand Prismatic Spring Overlook Charms Visitors

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The long-awaited viewing platform of Grand Prismatic Spring, one of Yellowstone’s most famous hot springs, opened late last week.

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Yellowstone History: Gibbon Falls

gibbon falls circa 1910 from to geyserland oregon short line brochure

Falling 84 feet along the Gibbon River, Gibbon Falls has been a perennial delight for Yellowstone National Park visitors since the 1880s.

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Yellowstone History: Bechler River

bechler river 1964 RG Johnsson

Cutthroat trout, cascading waterfalls: the Bechler River system in remote Yellowstone National Park seems to have it all.

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Yellowstone History: Lost Lake

1878 preliminary geo map of ynp

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

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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: Larry Matthews and Larry’s Lunch Station

Larry's Lunch Station

Larry Matthews is one of the most colorful and charming personalities in Yellowstone National Park history.

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Boiling River Closed Due To High Streamflow Rate

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If you’re heading to Yellowstone National Park in the next few weeks and hoping for a soak at Boiling River, don’t pack that towel just yet.

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Yellowstone History: Punch Bowl Spring

punch bowl spring postcard 1909

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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