Yellowstone National Park in Park County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
The National Park System
The National Park Service administers the system, striving to preserve these places for the future while providing for public enrichment and enjoyment today. Yellowstone National Park was established in 1872 as the world's first national park—the first in this National Park System.
Erected by National Park Service.
Location. 44° 43.586′ N, 110° 42.212′ W. Marker is in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, in Park County. Marker can be reached from Grand Loop Road (U.S. 89) near Norris Canyon Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located in the pass-through of the Norris Geyser Basin Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Yellowstone National Park WY 82190, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Yellowstone National Park (here, next to this marker); Norris Geyser Basin (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Norris Geyser Basin Emerald Spring (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Norris Area (about 400 feet away); Fumaroles (about 400 feet away); Solfatara (about 600 feet away); Living Thermometer (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yellowstone National Park.
More about this marker. On the right are several photos with the captions:
"Rangers protect park resources and visitors."
"Specialists monitor Yellowstone's natural and cultural resources, andhelp preserve them for the future."
"Ranger-naturalists help visitors understand and explore the park."
"Maintenance employees maintain historic structures and other visitor facilities."
Also see . . . Yellowstone National Park. (Submitted on July 31, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 31, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 398 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 31, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.