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  • John D Rockefeller Jr Memorial Parkway | National Park Foundation
    Jr Memorial Parkway to recognize his generosity and foresight Congress also named the highway from the south boundary of Grand Teton to West Thumb in Yellowstone in honor of Rockefeller The parkway provides a natural link between the two national parks and contains features characteristic of both areas In the parkway the Teton Range tapers to a gentle slope at its northern edge while rocks born of volcanic flows from Yellowstone line the Snake River and form outcroppings scattered atop hills and ridges From Our Blog January 2016 In Case You Missed It Q A With National Park Photographer Michael Quine Find Your Park Press Play Video Contest Plan Your Visit Get Driving Directions Parks Near John D Rockefeller Jr Memorial Parkway Grand Teton National Park Yellowstone National Park Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve Fossil Butte National Monument Real Stories From Park Fans Get a Park Passport It s an inexpensive souvenir and a good reminder of your visit Our family loves to collect them Trevor Flag as offensive Share Your Story Photos from Park Visitors Be the first to add a park photo Shared Videos From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive Share Your Park Video Related Links John D Rockefeller Jr Memorial Parkway National Park Service Grand Teton National Park Foundation Support Your Parks Help protect and preserve your more than 400 national parks Give 100 Give 50 Get the Free Owner s Guide Sign up for the latest park news and travel tips and get a free copy of the National Park Owner s Guide Sign Up Now Explore Your Parks Travel Ideas Find a Park Gear for Park Lovers NPF Est 1967 Washed Long Sleeve T Shirt 28 99 Buy Now See More Products National

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  • Grand Teton National Park | National Park Foundation
    there However there may be a mix of cooler days and occasional snow even in May and June Many of the trails in the valley will have snow cover until the end of May Afternoon thundershowers are common in summer and rain gear is recommended when visiting the park during spring summer or fall Winter visitors should expect sub zero conditions and wear layers of warm clothing protective hand and head gear as well as waterproof insulated footwear Grand Teton Tours and Camping Grand Teton lodging can be found in one of five campgrounds some of which are by reservation only Additional Grand Teton lodging is available including dormitory style rooms cabins full service resorts and RV parks Restaurants rest areas picnic sites and convenience stores are also available Visitors to the park enjoy many outdoor activities including nature hikes biking climbing fishing and boating Guide services are available as well as educational walk and talks led by the park rangers Visitors can also pick up a Grand Teton National Park map at one of several visitor centers or information stations Although the entrance gates are open year round Grand Teton National Park has areas that close for winter and many of the facilities and visitor centers are closed on Christmas day Travel Ideas PURSUITS Winter Sports In 10 National Parks Winter has arrived in our national parks and with it comes a whole new world of possibilities Just because it s cold outside doesn t mean you have More PURSUITS Kayaking In Yellowstone And Grand Teton Geysers razor sharp peaks hot springs mud pots scenic rivers and wildlife are just a sampling of the amazing sights Grand Teton and Yellowstone More From Our Blog Celebrate Galentine s Day In National Parks January 2016 In Case You Missed It Q A With National Park Photographer Michael Quine Plan Your Visit Get Driving Directions Parks Near Grand Teton National Park John D Rockefeller Jr Memorial Parkway Yellowstone National Park Fossil Butte National Monument Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area NPF S Impact at Grand Teton National Park Grand Teton National Park Impact Grant Grand Teton National Park has partnered with the University of Pennsylvania to design and install green roofs on historically sod cabins and study the performance and success of the roofing system as a More Real Stories From Park Fans Great road trips are the unplanned ones Brenda Flag as offensive Share Your Story If you would like to put a stunning framed print on your wall of the beautiful Grand Teton National Park this will help read more D Brent Flag as offensive Share Your Story Get a Park Passport It s an inexpensive souvenir and a good reminder of your visit Our family loves to collect them Trevor Flag as offensive Share Your Story Wear running shoes while hiking that way you can outrun the others in your party when you see a bear Gary Flag as offensive Share Your Story In Grand Teton National Park driving up

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  • Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve | National Park Foundation
    750 000 acres which is roughly the size of Rhode Island The young lava flows that make up the bulk of the Monument and Preserve can clearly be seen from space Travel Ideas LANDSCAPES Craters Of The Moon History On May 2 1924 Calvin Coolidge brought 24 960 acres of southern Idaho into the national park fold preserving a volcanic landscape so More From Our Blog January 2016 In Case You Missed It Q A With National Park Photographer Michael Quine Find Your Park Press Play Video Contest Plan Your Visit Get Driving Directions Parks Near Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve Minidoka National Historic Site Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument City of Rocks National Reserve Big Hole National Battlefield Real Stories From Park Fans Get a Park Passport It s an inexpensive souvenir and a good reminder of your visit Our family loves to collect them Trevor Flag as offensive Share Your Story This was the start of a week long vacation through some of our wonderful national parks I wasn t certain what to read more Vickey Flag as offensive Share Your Story Photos from Park Visitors From Amanda Flag as offensive From Hook Flag as offensive From rachelle Flag as offensive From James Flag as offensive From James Flag as offensive From Sara Flag as offensive View More Photos Shared Videos From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive Share Your Park Video Related Links Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve National Park Service Support Your Parks Help protect and preserve your more than 400 national parks Give 100 Give 50 Get the Free Owner s Guide Sign up for the latest park news and travel tips and get a free copy of the National Park

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  • Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area | National Park Foundation
    was established by an act of Congress on October 15 1966 following the construction of the Yellowtail Dam by the Bureau of Reclamation This dam named after the famous Crow chairman Robert Yellowtail harnessed the waters of the Bighorn River and turned this variable stream into a magnificent lake Bighorn Lake extends approximately 71 miles through Wyoming and Montana 55 miles of which are held within spectacular Bighorn Canyon The Recreation Area is composed of 120 000 acres which straddles the northern Wyoming and southern Montana borders From Our Blog January 2016 In Case You Missed It Q A With National Park Photographer Michael Quine Find Your Park Press Play Video Contest Plan Your Visit Get Driving Directions Parks Near Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument Yellowstone National Park Grand Teton National Park Devils Tower National Monument Real Stories From Park Fans Get a Park Passport It s an inexpensive souvenir and a good reminder of your visit Our family loves to collect them Trevor Flag as offensive Share Your Story Photos from Park Visitors From Erik Flag as offensive From LeeAnn Flag as offensive Shared Videos From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive Share Your Park Video Related Links Expedia Lovell hotels Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area National Park Service Support Your Parks Help protect and preserve your more than 400 national parks Give 100 Give 50 Get the Free Owner s Guide Sign up for the latest park news and travel tips and get a free copy of the National Park Owner s Guide Sign Up Now Explore Your Parks Travel Ideas Find a Park Gear for Park Lovers NPF Est 1967 Washed Long Sleeve T Shirt 28 99 Buy Now See More Products National Park

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  • Dakota | National Park Foundation
    Montana and Idaho You will see more geysers and springs here than anywhere else on earth Norris is the hottest hydrothermal area of the park I saw it The water in the bubbling mud puddles were boiling We were told to keep a good distance and not to explore but it was obvious that the heated steaming ground was dangerous This area is where Steamboat Geyer is located and it is the tallest in the world It didn t erupt when I was there whimper and sad face One is called Minute Minute geyserIt used to go off every 60 seconds Until humans back in the late 1940s used to throw things in it like coin and rock It clogged the opening and now it hasn t erupted in several years Sorry to be a downer but it proves that humans can sometimes make a mess of nature Of course we had to take a look at the old geezer I mean Old Faithful which is the worlds best know geyser for it s consistency in eruptions We wait Looks bigger in person Spray was in my eyes Then the next stop was Grand Canyon Wait a minute We already did that and it is a long ways away I protested as I did not want to backtrack to Arizona when I was really enjoying Wyoming I was happy to find out that Yellowstone has its own Grand Canyon This adventure was a steep trail down to what is called Lower Falls and it leads you to an incredible view right into the canyon The rock colors were totally cool and it was one of my most favorite places in the park Did I mention that it was kindda cold here Maybe I was just being a whimp because my

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  • Brenda | National Park Foundation
    to Yellowstone not even planned we where heading home from Las Vegas and while getting gas in St George Utah we both said why not keep going still had 7 days off from work best extra three days on the road My 91 year young mum ROCKS We love mystery road trips Associated Park Badlands National Park Yellowstone National Park Support Your Parks Help protect and preserve your more than 400 national parks Give 100 Give 50 Get the Free Owner s Guide Sign up for the latest park news and travel tips and get a free copy of the National Park Owner s Guide Sign Up Now Gear for Park Lovers NPF Est 1967 Washed Long Sleeve T Shirt 28 99 Buy Now See More Products National Park News 25 New Projects Getting More Kids Adults 140 000 4th Graders To Visit Public Lands Than President Obama And First Family To Light Natio Read More NPF Partners See All Partners Explore Explore Parks Find A Park National Park Week Find Your Park Expedition About Our Mission Our Partners Become a Partner Annual Report Board of Directors Contact Our Work All Programs Protect Connect Inspire Local Park Support Grant Applications

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  • Shared Stories From Yellowstone National Park | National Park Foundation
    planned we where heading home from Las Vegas and while getting gas in St George more Brenda Flag as offensive If you stay at the Old Faithful Inn take the time to go out in the evening when it s dark to see the sky It is so clear more Victor Flag as offensive Remember when visiting Yellowstone or any National Park and it s abundance of wildlife that you are the visitor to their more Amanda Flag as offensive To get the most amazing view of Grand Prismatic Spring a rainbow colored enormous hot spring in Yellowstone hike along more Stephanie Flag as offensive The best time to see grizzlies is late May through mid June The weather is generally beautiful Cold in the mornings but by more John Flag as offensive Want to see wolves or bears in Yellowstone National Park Drive to Hayden or Lamar Valley and look for groups of people with more Tracy Flag as offensive Yellowstone gets EXTREMELY crowded during the holidays all spring summer more David Flag as offensive The best time to visit Yellowstone is either the week before Memorial Day or the few weeks following Labor Day Uncrowded more Joel Flag as offensive Pages 1 2 3 4 5 next last Support Your Parks Help protect and preserve your more than 400 national parks Give 100 Give 50 Get the Free Owner s Guide Sign up for the latest park news and travel tips and get a free copy of the National Park Owner s Guide Sign Up Now Gear for Park Lovers NPF Est 1967 Washed Long Sleeve T Shirt 28 99 Buy Now See More Products National Park News 25 New Projects Getting More Kids Adults 140 000 4th Graders To Visit Public Lands Than President Obama And First

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  • Photos from Yellowstone National Park | National Park Foundation
    Cam Flag as offensive From Cam Flag as offensive From Cam Flag as offensive From Robert Flag as offensive From Amy Flag as offensive From Mar Flag as offensive From Klara Flag as offensive From Carol Flag as offensive From Carol Flag as offensive From Kathy Flag as offensive From Ashley Flag as offensive From Gillian Flag as offensive From Dale Flag as offensive From Crystal Flag as offensive Pages 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 next last Support Your Parks Help protect and preserve your more than 400 national parks Give 100 Give 50 Get the Free Owner s Guide Sign up for the latest park news and travel tips and get a free copy of the National Park Owner s Guide Sign Up Now Gear for Park Lovers NPF Est 1967 Washed Long Sleeve T Shirt 28 99 Buy Now See More Products National Park News 25 New Projects Getting More Kids Adults 140 000 4th Graders To Visit Public Lands Than President Obama And First Family To Light Natio Read More NPF Partners See All Partners Explore Explore Parks Find A Park National Park Week Find Your Park Expedition About Our Mission Our Partners

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