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October 1, 2012

5 Reasons You Should Go to Yellowstone

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Written by: Michael Starkey

5. Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park abuts the southern border of Yellowstone. And the Jackson, Wyoming airport — the airport serving Yellowstone — is actually located within this park. On the last day, we drove through Grand Teton. This picture shows the Tetons across a beautiful still lake in the park. The mountains are majestic and, in some places ,glaciated. It was a great way to finish our time in Wyoming.

Grand Teton National Park


About the Author

Michael Starkey
Michael Starkey
Michael Starkey is an engineer 9-5, but in his spare time he writes about music and cultural history. His work includes "'Mercy, Mercy Me, The Ecology': Environmental Themes in Black Music" and "Hidden from Sight: African Americans and the Wilderness", presented at the annual conference of American Society of Environmental History, in 2006 and 2007 respectively. He is currently working on a book based on his master's thesis, "Wilderness, Race, and African Americans: An Environmental History from Slavery to Jim Crow." Michael lives and work in New York, NY. He currently resides in East Harlem with his wife and splits his work time between offices in Queens and Manhattan. He enjoys bicycling, listening to music, and playing soccer.


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