Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park

Forests/Natural Areas in Yellowstone

West Thumb Geyser Basin

While many of the park's features had been described by mountain men and other explorers, the West Thumb area was the first Yellowstone feature to be written about in a publication. Daniel T. Potts, a trapper in the Yellowstone region in the 1820s, wrote a letter to his brother ...

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