Staying Safe in Bear Country

“Bear Friendly” means allowing every bear to retain its wild and free nature. Young grizzly bears. Spring is the time when bears and cubs emerge from their winter dens. Please enjoy our wildlife, especially bears, safely and responsibly. Being bear-friendly in Montana is a commitment. It may mean sacrificing the opportunity to see a bear

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Yellowstone National Park History: Yancey’s Pleasant Valley Hotel

Yancey’s Pleasant Valley Hotel in Yellowstone National Park Haynes 1887 winter expedition at Yancey’s; Photographer unknown; 1887 In the year 1826 in Barren County, Kentucky John F. Yancey was born.  At that time no one realized that he would one day have an impact on Yellowstone National Park.  Yancey was the 6th of ten children

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