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Yellowstone National Park Video Series

Explore each of the varied areas that make up America’s first National Park through our eight-part video series. Each downloadable segment will guide visitors through the best areas to explore and reveal a little local knowledge. A downloadable map is available to accompany the videos.

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A classic drive that runs along the Blacktail Plateau, the section from Tower-Roosevelt to Mammoth Hot Springs offers its fair share of memorable landscapes. Whether you conclude or originate in Mammoth, it is a place you should allow a little extra time to experience.

Historic Extra

In 1886, the United States Army was called in to help protect the new Park from poachers and abuse. After five harsh winters in rudimentary barracks, they began construction of more permanent buildings. A host of clapboard-sided buildings sprang up, as well as structures fabricated of native stone built by Scottish masons. The area then known as Fort Yellowstone is the settlement of Mammoth you pass through today.

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