Despite extirpation in the 1920s, ongoing opposition to their presence, and diminishing protection outside the park, wolves in Yellowstone show us that wildness in the modern age is not only possible, but vital.
In the Northern Rockies, you’ll come across young mountains, a steaming supervolcano, and fast-melting glaciers. With this weeklong road trip route, you can see all of them by stitching together three national parks: Grand Teton, Yellowstone, and Glacier.
When traveling in Yellowstone, you might be confronted with other visitors ignoring the rules. In most cases, they don’t intend to be malicious. They simply misunderstand the natural ecosystem, its realities and its dangers. So, what can you do to encourage better behavior from others? Read these tips from Becky Lomax.
Volcanic activity is not a thing of the past in Yellowstone, but the reality is less terrifying than what you may have heard about on your Facebook feed. Read more to learn about whether or not the park’s infamous supervolcano poses a threat to travelers.