Yellowstone Archive

67 – THE TETONS

  Due to congressional and public opposition Grand Teton experienced a long battle to becoming a national park. The Tetons first received government protection in 1897,

66 – MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS

A group of young elk grazing on front lawns, hanging out like a bunch of teenagers, is a standard sight in Mammoth Village, the Park Headquarters

64 – WIN-WIN VACATION

Or is working vacation a better term? Either way, you get paid for working a certain number of hours and enjoying the pleasures of a vacation

63 – YELLOWSTONE’S INHABITANTS

It’s supposed that the early inhabitants of the Yellowstone area used hot water from the available geothermal features for cooking and bathing. Although prehistoric Native American

62 – GEYSERS AND HOT SPRINGS

The question arises: What causes a geyser to be a geyser? Actually, it’s a hot spring with kinks in it that make it take a different

61 – ON THE WAY TO YELLOWSTONE

Tourist season was upon us and RV accommodations in Yellowstone were really at a premium. Obviously we’d made no arrangements ahead of time, since we had

58 – RODEOS AND POWWOWS

Cody, located at the western edge of the Bighorn Basin, is on the way to the eastern gateway to Yellowstone and therefore attracts many visitors. It

54 – REFLECTIONS

As we began heading westward, knowing that we would be home in a few weeks, we took some time to reflect on all that we had