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Yellowstone Oil Spill's Effect on Tourism Yet to be Seen

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jul 6th 2011 08:50 AM


The discovery of a crude oil leak into the Yellowstone River on Saturday prompted a frenzy of action - EPA workers sought to contain the slick, Exxon executives sought to contain the bad press and politicians began the inevitable tournament of fingerprinting - but no one has answered this question: What does this mean for the tourism-dependent local economy?
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Where is Yellowstone National Park?

by Meg Massie. Posted Mar 14th 2011 04:00 PM
Where is Yellowstone National Park?

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Even though it's one of the most popular national parks in the United States, Yellowstone National Park is kind of out in the middle of nowhere. Located mostly in Wyoming, Yellowstone's borders extend into parts of Montana and Idaho as well, but there are no large cities or major airports very close to the park. That can make planning a Yellowstone vacation a little tricky, but the extra work is well worth it. The park is home to natural features unlike anything else in the country. So where is Yellowstone National Park, and what's the best way to get there? We'll help you plan your visit.
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Yellowstone National Park Lodging Is Easier Than You Think

by Shawn Douglas. Posted Mar 10th 2011 09:00 AM
Yellowstone National Park lodging

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The splendor of Yellowstone National Park has drawn in millions of visitors for over a century. Beautiful waterfalls and breathtaking geysers are only a few of the reasons people visit the park. With so much to take in, Yellowstone National Park lodging options are increasingly popular for those who don't care to stray too far.
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Yellowstone National Park Facts and Surprises

by Shawn Douglas. Posted Mar 7th 2011 05:00 PM
Yellowstone National Park facts

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As the first national park in the world, Yellowstone National Park has delighted visitors for well over a century. With a wealth of geological history and an abundance of plant and animal life, there's a lot to know about the park. AOL Travel presents important Yellowstone National Park facts, some of which might surprise you.
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Visit A National Park For Free

by Libby Zay. Posted Jan 6th 2011 11:56 AM
The National Park System will waive admission fees on 17 select dates throughout 2011.
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