Wyoming is home to six of America’s National Parks including it’s first National Park & first National Monument.
• Teton National Park
The Teton Range is where you can explore over 200 miles of trails, float & fish the Snake River or enjoy the serenity of this remarkable location. Elk & breathtaking mountains are a site to behold! In winter & summer Grand Teton & Jackson Hole Wyoming are the perfect destination for the entire family.
• Devils Tower National Monument
A natural & cultural gem, consisting of a fantastic geologic feature that rises out of the prairie surrounding the Black Hills. Hundreds of parallel
fissures make it one of the finest crack climbing areas in North America. Northern Plains Indians consider the Tower to be sacred.
• Fort Laramie National Historical Site
Once a private fur trading fort in 1834, Fort Laramie grew into the largest military post on the Northern Plains before its abandonment in the late 1800’s.
It witnessed America’s western expansion and the Indian resistance.
• Fossil Butte National Monument
Formerly a subtropical landscape, this beautifully preserved treasure has a large variety of fossilized fish, insects, plants, reptiles, birds and mammals.
• Yellowstone National Park
The world's first national park encompasses colorful hot springs, mudpots, geysers, mountains, forests, and lakes. A great park to watch spectacular wildlife and the drama of the natural world unfold.
• Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area
Over 200,000 acres of Wyoming desert surround Flaming Gorge Reservoir. Blue ribbon trout water in the reservoir and below the dam in The Green River draw visitors from all over the world.
- 46 minutes
- Available on DVD and Download
NP34 REVIEW: The Midwest Book Review, The Library DVD Shelf
Part of the "Discoveries... America National Parks" series of video essays filmed in gorgeous high definition, Grand Teton National Park & Other Wyoming Destinations is the next best thing to experiencing these breathtaking natural and historical landmarks in person. Teton National Park features a mesmerizing mountain range, as well as over 200 miles of trails; Yellowstone National Park is famous for its hot springs and geysers; and Fort Laramie National Historical Site preserves the location of an 1834 private fur trading fort, turned into the military post on the Northern Plains prior to its abandonment in the late 1800's. Other locations featured include Fossil Butte National Monument; Devil's Tower National Monument; and Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area. As educational as it is beautiful, Grand Teton National Park & Other Wyoming Destinations is a treasure for public library and personal travelogue DVD collections, highly recommended. 46 min.