A 53-year-old Illinois man who fell to his death in Yellowstone National Park last year was looking for a supposed hidden cache of gold and jewels that has inspired thousands to hunt in vain across remote corners of the Western U.S., according to a report by park authorities.
The Wyoming House of Representatives has agreed to vet a proposal that advocates for imposing a fee at Yellowstone National Park to help pay for wildlife conservation efforts in the states surrounding the park.
With its aqua-blue, thermal pools, miles of pristine backcountry, famous geysers and an amalgam of beautiful wildlife, Yellowstone National Park has averaged at least two million visitors annually since the 1960s
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — A federal magistrate has imposed $735 in fines, fees and compensation on a Canadian man who loaded a bison calf he came across in Yellowstone National Park into his SUV because he thought it was cold.