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“Sure, everyone knows about Old Faithful, but have you heard of the beautiful Mammoth Hot Springs or the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone?  Perhaps wildlife is your thing. 
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“We came in the North Entrance and covered most of the park over 2 days. We didn't get out and hike or walk very much. Mostly just driving... "stick and move" through the sites. See
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YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK is the world's first national park. Grand Canyon is the national park which I'm most impressed with in the United States. Ever since the visits to Grand

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 Yellowstone National Park, established by the U.S. Congress as a national park on March 1, 1872, is located primarily in the U.S. state of Wyoming, though it also extends into Montana and Idaho. The park was the first of its kind, and is known for its wildlife and its many geothermal features, especially Old Faithful Geyser, one of the most popular features in the park. It has many types of ecosystems, but the subalpine forest is dominant.

Indigenous Americans have lived in the Yellowstone region for at least 11,000 years. The region was bypassed during the Lewis and Clark Expedition in the early 1800s. Aside from visits by mountain men during the early to mid-1800s, organized exploration did not begin until the late 1860s. The U.S. Army was commissioned to oversee the park just after its establishment. In 1917, administration of the park was transferred to the National Park Service, which had been created the previous year. Hundreds of structures have been built and are protected for their architectural and historical significance, and researchers have examined more than 1,000 archaeological sites.

Yellowstone National Park spans an area of 3,468 square miles (8,980 km2), comprising lakes, canyons, rivers and mountain ranges. Yellowstone Lake is one of the largest high-altitude lakes in North America and...

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