Yellowstone National Park Warnings and Dangers

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Most Viewed Warnings and Dangers in Yellowstone National Park

  • 1. Wildlife

    I love wildlife is lovely but you have to remember they can cause injury and it could be fatal. Naturally during mating seasons and when they have young ones .. they are the most dangerous. So if you...

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  • 2. Driving

    Maximum speed to drive in the park is 45 miles per hour, or even shower where posted. Drive carefully, many accidents happen each year. Please use pullouts to watch wildlife or pull off on the...

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  • 3. Hot water

    I hope that this story will convince you that the information about fragile ground is true. This story, titled YNP Visitor Burned Near Old Faithful, was in our local Cody Enterprise paper, issue...

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  • 4. Unstable ground

    The pothole seems to have opened up in the parking lot at the Mudvolcano area. We saw quite a few new thermal "holes" in areas that looked like they did not have any before. This one had some smoke...

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  • 5. Earthquakes and the Volcano Part I

    A large portion of Yellowstone National Park sits over a large caldera. When you receive your park pamphlet after passing through the gate, you will see the...

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  • 6. Additional Park Rules to Remember

    It is illegal to collect any objects, including the picking of wildflowers while in the park. Geysers and hot springs are fragile areas that can be easily...

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  • 7. Earthquakes and the Volcano Part II

    So, should this prevent you from visiting Yellowstone? The chance of a visitor being injured by any of these seismic activities would be very rare. The park is...

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  • 8. Weather in the Yellowstone

    lol, we can get a foot of snow any day of the year...any. However this year looks to be a warm June, as the winter seems to be wrapping up currently 2-4 weeks...

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  • 9. Giardiasis

    The dreaded Giardia Lamblia parasite or simply Giardia is present in some of the streams and lakes in Yellowstone and throughout wilderness regions of North...

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  • 10. No internet access or mobile communication

    In every park's hotels there is NO internet access; moreover, most of mobile phones do not work. Well, it is not that great problem, if you know it in advance....

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  • 11. Don't toss that . . .

    . . . into the geyser ... or anywhere except a trash receptacle please! It's common courtesy not to litter, and look what thoughtless tossing can do to a geyser...

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  • 12. Visitor Center Construction

    This isn't really a warning...it's more of a heads up. Yellowstone National Park is in the process of building 2 new Visitor Centers: one at Canyon and the...

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  • 13. Shouldn't Dangle from Cliffs for photographs

    Like this young guy was doing.. He was really young maybe 12 or 13.. He Got his shot but he was really dangling in a precarious position from a dangerous...

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  • 14. Probably shouldn't dive off Waterfalls..

    Like this young college age kid was doing.. Actually we just chanced upon a group of kids diving off a 50 ft. waterfall.. He did make a beautiful inward flip.....

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  • 15. Snowy Surprise

    Snow can happen almost any month and our weather turned quickly....the bad thing was that the workers at the gate had NO knowledge of road conditions or...

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  • 16. Don't Go Geyser Crazy

    When touring the old faithful area and geyser hill in particular don't get your mind set on seeing every geyser erupt that you can. I tried that and it took...

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