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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone Is So Hot, The Road Melted

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.11.2014 | Travel

A popular road through Yellowstone National Park was shut down on Thursday when the asphalt started to melt. The park says extreme heat from therm...

The All-You-Need-To-Know Guide To Yellowstone

AP | ANICK JESDANUN | Posted 05.14.2014 | Travel

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Old Faithful likely comes to mind when you think of Yellowstone National Park. And it's certainly worth seein...

Don't Worry, Old Faithful Is Back!

AP | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Visitors will be able to travel through the east, west and north entrances to Yellowstone National Park on Fr...

The Affirmation of the Serengeti

Steve Zack | Posted 06.09.2014 | Green
Steve Zack

The culture of the Maasai is also fundamental to the Serengeti. They tend livestock for sustenance and so for centuries have coexisted with the big mammals of East Africa without greatly exploiting them.

Scientists: Bison Aren't Fleeing Yellowstone Supervolcano Eruption

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2014 | Green

By Laura Zuckerman (Reuters) - Yellowstone National Park assured guests and the public on Thursday that a super-volcano under the park ...

Why You Should Visit America's National Parks in 2014

Shermans Travel | Posted 06.02.2014 | Travel
Shermans Travel

The United States maintains more than 6,000 federally-protected sites, spanning over 1 million square miles and totaling roughly 27 percent of the U.S.'s entire land area.

Earthquake Hits Yellowstone National Park

Reuters | Posted 05.31.2014 | Green

By Laura Zuckerman March 30 (Reuters) - Yellowstone National Park, which sits atop one of the world's largest super-volcanoes, was str...

Who Is Killing Yellowstone's Bison?

Reuters | Posted 05.18.2014 | Green

By Laura Zuckerman SALMON, Idaho, March 18 (Reuters) - Three bison were shot and killed inside Yellowstone National Park, where huntin...

Yellowstone Park May Have Bison Slaughtered By The Hundreds

Reuters | Posted 04.13.2014 | Green

By Laura Zuckerman Feb 11 (Reuters) - Yellowstone National Park managers are considering a plan that would ship hundreds of bison to ...

Kate Sheppard

In The American West, A Battle Unfolds Over Bugs, Climate Change And The Fate Of An Iconic Species

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics

A stand of dead whitebark pine atop Packsaddle Peak in Montana, killed by an infestation of mountain pine beetles. (Kate Sheppard) On a cold, o...

Study: Yellowstone Magma Much Bigger Than Thought

AP | MATT VOLZ | Posted 12.18.2013 | Green

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The hot molten rock beneath Yellowstone National Park is 2 ½ times larger than previously estimated, meaning the park's superv...

Death of Yellowstone's Most Famous Wolf Is a Troubling Sign of Things to Come

Noah Greenwald | Posted 02.03.2014 | Green
Noah Greenwald

With a gorgeous gray coat and fearless spirit, she was a true rock star from the wolf world. Sadly, a year ago this Friday, 832F crossed the invisible boundary of the national park, entering Wyoming, and was gunned down by a hunter.

This Yellowstone Timelapse Will Take Your Breath Away

Roadtrippers | Posted 11.11.2013 | Travel
Roadtrippers

As America's first national park, Yellowstone still inspires awe whether it's in the form of bottomless hot springs, exploding geysers or its endless starry nightscapes. Escape for a few moments and enjoy the rugged beauty that is Yellowstone.

New Policy Announced For Yellowstone's Winter Access

AP | Posted 12.24.2013 | Travel

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — The National Park Service on Tuesday released a new policy on winter access to Yellowstone National Park that...

Locked In At Yellowstone

AP | Posted 12.10.2013 | Travel

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Some visitors staying at a hotel near the popular and famous Old Faithful geyser when the partial government shutdown closed Y...

300 Years Is Too Long to Wait for Clean Air in Our National Parks

Theresa Pierno | Posted 11.11.2013 | Green
Theresa Pierno

Due to years of lax enforcement and regulatory loopholes, no American alive today will live to enjoy clear skies over the Grand Canyon and dozens of other national parks -- unless the Obama Administration takes action.

Retro Report: Season Two Launches With "Summer of Fire"

Olivia Katrandjian | Posted 09.06.2013 | Science
Olivia Katrandjian

In June of 1988, lightning ignited a series of forest fires that spread across Yellowstone National Park, burned for almost three months, and consumed nearly a third of the park. They were called the worst fires in park history, and ultimately destroyed about one million acres.

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...