Welcome to Greater Yellowstone

Think about a region so awe-inspiring that after having seen it in 1871, the members of the Hayden Expedition sat around a campfire near the Madison River and conceived of an entity both audacious and visionary: a "National Park." — C.J. Box, novelist, Wyoming

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Historic Downtown Red Lodge

Photo © Donnie Sexton / Travel Montana

Downtown Red Lodge is a largely intact 115 year old community with numerous classic brick buildings that are listed on the National Register. The downtown itself is also a National Historic District.

The core of a lively and largely unspoiled town, it sits in a valley between two distinct benches at the base of the Beartooth Mountains. The resilience of the space as the heart of a remote town is awesome.

Buildings utilized by Buffalo Bill Cody and Calamity Jane, sheltering...
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Photo © Daryl Hunter

Hebgen Lake Earthquake

The 6-mile (10-kilometer) long Quake Lake began to fill in 1959 when an earthquake-triggered landslide plugged the Madison River canyon. The slide buried 19 campers, but protected the lower Madison Valley from the tsunamis that sloshed over Hebgen Dam higher up the canyon.

The earthquake was...
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Big Timber Carnegie Library Centennial Celebration

The Big Timber Carnegie Library is celebrating its Centennial throughout 2014. Numerous events are planned including the official celebration on June 28. Held on the Library's lawn, McLeod and Fourth Street, after the Big Timber Rodeo Parade, the commemorative program will feature special...
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