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Yellowstone National Park
Wyoming
Yellowstone National Park is one of the earth’s most famous places. Established in 1872 as the world’s first national park, it has preserved remarkable natural wonders like Old Faithful Geyser and cultural icons such as Old Faithful Inn. For centuries, it was home to the Shosh...
Yellowstone National Park
Wyoming
Yellowstone National Park is a visionary gift that was bestowed upon the world on March 1, 1872. On that day, Pres. Ulysses S. Grant signed the bill that created the world’s first national park. Filled with natural wonders and inspiring scenery, it is home to some of America’s...
Yellowstone National Park
Wyoming
Yellowstone National Park boasts a rich history.
Yellowstone National Park (French version)
Wyoming
Le Parc National de Yellowstone compte parmi les lieux les plus connus dans le monde. Etabli en 1872 en tant que premier parc national au monde, des merveilles telles que l’Old Faithful Geyser et des icônes culturelles ont été préservés. Pendant quelques siècles, c’était la ré...
Fort Yellowstone
Wyoming
On August 17, 1886, Capt. Moses Harris and the troops of Company M rode into Yellowstone to take over guardianship of America’s first national park. Receiving orders thereupon that the company was staying indefinitely, Captain Harris ordered the construction of Camp Sheridan. ...
Railroad Postcards of Yellowstone
Wyoming
The fastest way to travel long distances in the beginning of the 20th century was by railroad. Railroad companies competed to attract business and vacationing travellers by advertising in brochures and issuing postcards. The postcards included railroad logos and descriptions o...
The 1959 Yellowstone Earthquake
Montana
At 11:37 p.m. on August 17, 1959, a magnitude 7.5 earthquake rocked Montana’s Yellowstone country. In an instant, an entire mountainside fractured and thundered down onto the sites of unsuspecting campers. The mammoth avalanche generated hurricane-force winds ahead of it tha...
Geyser Basins of Yellowstone
Wyoming
Yellowstone National Park contains over half the world’s active geysers, with more than 700 within its 3,472 square miles. The most famous geyser is Old Faithful, named in 1870 during the Washburn-Langford-Doane Expedition. In 1871, the US Geological and Geographical Survey, l...
Sequoia National Park
California
Sequoia National Park is the nation’s second-oldest national park, a spectacular, awe-inspiring place preserving the world’s largest trees and the highest peak in the continental United States. The park’s human history glows as richly as its natural splendor—among the stories ...
Rocky Mountain National Park
Colorado
Established in 1915 but with a rich history stretching back even further, Rocky Mountain National Park is often called the crown jewel of the national park system.
Mesa Verde National Park
Colorado
Mesa Verde National Park was America’s first cultural park and also the world’s first cultural heritage park. Created in 1906, it preserves the sites and materials of the prehistoric Puebloan people. Located in southwestern Colorado near the famous Four Corners, where the stat...
Zion National Park
Utah
Zion National Park boasts rich history. These images illustrate the people, the events, and the everyday scenes that make up Zion National Park’s story.
Zion National Park
Utah
On July 31, 1909, Pres. William Howard Taft authorized the creation of Mukuntuweap National Monument in southern Utah. Encompassing miles of rugged mountain peaks towering above the Virgin River, the national monument was renamed Zion and designated as a national park in 1919....
Rocky Mountain National Park
Colorado
Rocky Mountain National Park is often called “the crown jewel” of the nation’s park system. Set in Colorado in the southern part of the Rocky Mountain chain, which forms the backbone of North America, the park contains 72 named peaks above 12,000 feet with the tallest of these...
Glacier National Park
Montana
Glacier National Park is a majestic million acres of towering mountains, ancient glaciers, and amazing biodiversity. Located astride both the Continental Divide and Hudson Bay Divide, Glacier contains Triple Divide Peak, the only point in North America from which the waters dr...
 
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