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Yellowstone National Park

WATCH: Be Very, Very Quiet Around A Bison

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 09.09.2013 | Green

Should you encounter a large bison while strolling the paths of Yellowstone National Park, do keep in mind Elmer Fudd's timeless advice and "be vewy, ...

PHOTO: Geyser Sees Rare Eruption

AP | By MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 10.01.2013 | Green

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Old Faithful it's not. Yellowstone National Park's Steamboat Geyser — the world's tallest — has erupted fo...

11 Unbelievable Bodies Of Water

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.20.2013 | Travel

It's pretty hard to beat sitting lakefront or on the beach, enjoying the serene setting and beautiful views. But how about swimming in rainbow-col...

Wyoming's Two National Parks

Susan Fogwell | Posted 06.13.2013 | Travel
Susan Fogwell

Wyoming is mountain country and land of adventures. Get ready to be wowed by the awe-inspiring sights in the state's two national parks.

10 Reasons To Visit National Parks Right Now

Posted 04.25.2013 | Travel

National Parks Week is upon us (April 20-28) and while we could point out that the parks provide a safe space for native wildlife to grow and create a...

Sequestering the Parks

Mike Smith | Posted 06.09.2013 | Green
Mike Smith

If sequestration is not stopped, grand bargain or not, we are likely to lose critical park resources and ecosystems are not protected while we wait.

Yellowstone Raises Money To Open Wyoming Entrances

AP | Posted 03.26.2013 | Travel

JACKSON, Wyo. -- Thanks to successful local community fundraising efforts, Yellowstone National Park will be open on time this spring to visitors comi...

National Park Announces Big Problem

AP | Posted 05.16.2013 | Travel

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Officials at Yellowstone National Park say grizzly bears are emerging from their dens. Park of...

Why This Former TV Executive Became A Park Ranger

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 02.22.2013 | Fifty

Eight years ago, John Kerr had no idea what to do next when he retired from his job as a public television executive in Boston at age 65. For four dec...

Did JFK Stay In This Tiny Home?

Michelle Manetti | The Huffington Post | Posted 05.31.2013 | HuffPost Home

The evidence might be on a wall.

Montana's Cross County Paradise

Stefani Jackenthal | Posted 04.13.2013 | Travel
Stefani Jackenthal

The pine branches gently grazed my jacket sleeves as we swooshed through the treelined trails blanketed with unbroken, fluffy snow that covered our skis and boots.

PHOTOS: America's Oldest Park In Winter

Cindy Ross | Posted 02.05.2013 | Travel
Cindy Ross

Lamar Valley is center stage for wildlife viewing and, on any given winter sunday, biologists and fans have spotting scopes set up along the road, which they'll generously share with visitors.

PHOTOS: Yellowstone Is America's Most Beautiful Constant

Ed Felker | Posted 11.30.2012 | Travel
Ed Felker

In two days you can not even scratch the surface, but with just that limited time, Yellowstone National Park has made it to the very top of my list.

National Park Smackdown: Mount Rushmore Vs. Yellowstone

Kari Haugeto | Posted 11.27.2012 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

The national park includes the sculptor's preserved studio, where they explain how men managed to carve up the mountain and turn it into one of America's favorite tourist attractions.

National Parks: Are We Giving Up on Peace and Quiet to Allow More Noise?

Tom Kiernan | Posted 10.07.2012 | Green
Tom Kiernan

By downgrading protections for our greatest National Parks in order to allow noisy vehicles to drown out nature, we are not protecting these wonderful experiences so many generations before us have enjoyed.

Knickknack Vacations -- Please Don't Buy The Souvenirs

Peter Brown Hoffmeister | Posted 09.01.2012 | Parents
Peter Brown Hoffmeister

Why do so many people in Yosemite spend hours INSIDE, waiting in long lines to buy expensive knickknacks with images of the natural features that are right OUTSIDE?

Tea Party Lawmaker: 'Bambi' Part Of Government Plot

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics

A Tea Party lawmaker in Montana said the relocation of 60 bison -- which he blamed on Walt Disney's creation of "Bambi" -- could lead to gas jumping t...

Will This U.S. Volcano Erupt During Our Lives?

Posted 06.04.2012 | Green

By Natalie Wolchover, Life's Little Mysteries Staff Writer: In this weekly series, Life's Little Mysteries provides expert answers to challenging q...

National Park Unit Should Remain a Sanctuary for Newly Recovered Species

Tom Kiernan | Posted 07.17.2012 | Green
Tom Kiernan

National parks are special places; they should serve as safe refuges for native species and especially for those that have just now recovered enough to be taken off the Endangered Species List.

PHOTOS: The Grizzlies Of Yellowstone

Posted 05.07.2012 | Green

From Douglas H. Chadwick: On a midsummer tundra day in Alaska, I hiked to a hillside overlooking a cascade. The waters thrummed and thundered, some...

WATCH: America's Bear Capital

Kari Haugeto | Posted 05.24.2012 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

It turns out Grizzlies roamed these mountains more than a century ago. The black bears were actually introduced to the region in 1933 and can sometimes be seen lumbering through the neighborhoods foraging for food.

Will Yellowstone Bison Repopulate The West?

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 05.19.2012 | Green

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Sixty-four bison from Yellowstone National Park were shipped almost 500 miles to northeast Montana's Fort Peck Reservation on...

'Grizzly Expert' Mauled To Death By Bear

Reuters | Posted 05.06.2012 | Green

By Laura Zuckerman SALMON, Idaho, March 5 (Reuters) - A man killed by a grizzly bear in Yellowstone National Park had been warned abou...

Yellowstone Bear Attack Remains A Mystery

AP | MATT VOLZ | Posted 05.05.2012 | Green

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An investigation into the second of two fatal grizzly bear attacks last summer at Yellowstone National Park was unable to concl...

Dozens Of Yellowstone's Bison To Be Moved

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 02.13.2012 | Denver

BILLINGS, Mont. — For the first time in decades, the federal government is considering moving bison captured leaving Yellowstone National Park t...