Synopses & Reviews
A detailed, well documented history of the extablishment (in 1872), growth, and maturation of Yellowstone National Park . . . America's (and the world's) first national park. —Wildlife Book Review
"Without question the best and most thought-provoking volume on America's first national park that has been written in the last half-century." —Journal of the West
"Broad ranging, informative, thoughtful, and simply fun to read." —Western Historical Quarterly
In northwest Wyoming, spilling over slightly into Montana and Idaho, lies one of the world's geologic hot spots, a place where molten magma rises close to the earth's surface and heats water and chemicals which spew out of the earth as geysers and hot springs.