• An aerial view of Old Faithful erupting taken from Observation Point with the Old Faithful Inn to the side.


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State of the Park Report - 1999

The State of the Park

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Yellowstone National Park - 1999

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Table of Contents

Cover and Front Matter (304 KB pdf)

Foreword - The Honorable Gerald Ford (23 KB pdf)

Introduction and Executive Summary (300 KB pdf)

The Challenge of Yellowstone

The Yellowstone Landscape


Cultural Resources

Science and Technology

Managing Public Use and Services


Park Staff and Funding

In Closing - The Honorable Jimmy Carter (15 KB pdf)

Acknowledgements (108 KB pdf)

Back Cover (5 KB pdf - for those wishing to print the entire document)

Did You Know?

Fire in Yellowstone Pineland in 1988

The 1988 fires affected 793,880 acres or 36 percent of the park. Five fires burned into the park that year from adjacent public lands. The largest, the North Fork Fire, started from a discarded cigarette. It burned more than 410,000 acres.