Series: Water Resources Monitoring in the Madison River near West Yellowstone, Montana

The Madison River has high water quality and is a popular recreation destination. The river begins in Yellowstone National Park and flows out of the park into Hebgen Lake before continuing northwest and joining two other rivers to become the Missouri River. The Greater Yellowstone Network monitors water quality and discharge just outside the park boundary north of West Yellowstone, Montana. We will update our results in this article series each year as we collect more data.