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Girl, 3, runs off trail and falls into scalding water at Yellowstone National Park

A 3-year-old girl is being treated for second-degree thermal burns after falling into scalding water at a small water feature at Yellowstone National Park. The incident occurred on Oct. 9 at approximately 11:39 a.m. when the unnamed 3-year-old took off running from the trail near the Fountain Freight Road close to the Midway Geyser Basin before slipping and falling into the small thermal feature, according to a statement published by the National Park Service (NPS).
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Child, 3, falls into Yellowstone National Park thermal feature

A 3-year-old child suffered serious burns after falling into one of Yellowstone National Park’s thermal features. It happened Friday morning near one of Yellowstone’s main geyser basins. “The child took off running from the trail, slipped and then fell into a small thermal feature,” park officials said. The toddler was...
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Toddler flown to hospital after falling into thermal area at Yellowstone National Park

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — A toddler was flown to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center with thermal burns after an accident at Yellowstone National Park Friday. The incident occurred in the area of Fountain Freight Road near Midway Geyser Basin around 11:40 a.m., according to a news release. The three-year-old took off running from the trail, slipped and then fell into a small thermal feature.
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3-year-old falls into scalding hot water at Yellowstone National Park, suffers second-degree burns

(CNN) — A 3-year-old suffered second-degree burns after falling into scalding hot water at Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming Friday, the park said in a news release. The child "took off running from the trail" before slipping and falling into a small thermal feature, which is a collection of extremely hot water like a hot spring, geyser or mudpot, according to the National Park Service.
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Toddler falls into 'thermal feature' at Yellowstone National Park, resulting in 2nd-degree burns

A 3-year-old child suffered second-degree burns on Friday after falling into a “thermal feature” at Yellowstone National Park. The National Park Service (NPS) said in a statement that the child “took off running from the trail” and then slipped and fell into the feature, which is a collection of scalding hot water. The incident occurred near the Fountain Freight Road at Midway Geyser Basin.
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Jackson Hole News&Guide Newspaper

Three-year-old suffers thermal burns in Yellowstone National Park

A three-year-old suffered second-degree-thermal burns to the lower body and back in Yellowstone National Park on Friday. The accident occurred near the Fountain Freight Road near Midway Geyser Basin when the toddler took off running from the trail, slipped and then fell into a small thermal feature, according to a National Park Service press release. The incident occurred in the late morning at 11:39.
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Yellowstone sets record for September visitors

(CNN) — Old Faithful and friends are enjoying a boost in popularity this year. Yellowstone National Park, home of the famous geyser, had its busiest September ever, the National Park Service says. The park hosted 837,499 recreational visits, a 21% increase from September 2019. So far in 2020, the park...
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New York Post

Child burned after falling into Yellowstone ‘thermal feature’

A 3-year-old child is being treated for second-degree burns after falling into scalding water at a hot springs site in Yellowstone National Park Friday morning. “The child took off running from the trail, slipped and then fell into a small thermal feature,” said a statement issued by the National Park Service.
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Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Yellowstone National Park reports busiest September ever

Yellowstone National Park reported last month was its busiest September on record, evidence that a rapid uptick in visits starting this July has carried over. The park recorded approximately 837,000 recreation visits this September. The number of visits increased 21% from September 2019 and 15.6% from the park’s second busiest September in 2018, when the park saw about 724,000 visits.
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3-Year-Old Falls Into Scalding Water at Yellowstone National Park

A 3-year-old child who took off running at Yellowstone National Park suffered second-degree burns over their body after slipping into a thermal feature. The child was airlifted to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, which did not release condition information. In a news release, the park noted that “the ground in hydrothermal areas is fragile and thin, and there is scalding water just below the surface.” It says visitors must remain on trails and boardwalks. The child’s family was on a trail, but the tot broke loose. Earlier this year, a woman trespassing in the park was seriously hurt when she fell into a thermal feature while taking photos.
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Yellowstone National Park has second busiest August ever

The following is a news release from Yellowstone National Park. MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, Wyoming — Yellowstone National Park hosted 881,543 recreation visits in August 2020. This is a 7.5% increase from August 2019, making it the second busiest August on record. The busiest August on record was in 2017, the year of the solar eclipse.
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travelawaits.com

7 Fabulous Reasons To Visit Yellowstone National Park In The Fall

Yellowstone National Park, our nation’s first national park, is larger than Rhode Island and Delaware combined. More than half of the world’s active geysers lie within the park’s 2.2 million acres. And the greatest concentration of mammals in the lower 48 states calls Yellowstone home. Until recently, Yellowstone was less...
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Caught on camera: Elk bugles in Yellowstone National Park

MAMMOTH, Wyo. (CNN) — A traveler to Yellowstone National Park captured video of an elk bugling during the annual mating season. The video was taken Friday. The person who took the video said, “A bull was trying to rest, when heheard others bugle from across the hill and he had to keep a close eye on the ladies up close and personal.”
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Gilbert man and his brother accused of harassing bison at Yellowstone National Park

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. - Two brothers accused of riding motorcycles off-road and harassing bison in Yellowstone National Park have pleaded not guilty. Tyler McAllister, 36, of Gilbert, Arizona, and Dallin McAllister, 25, of Provo, Utah, entered the pleas Monday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark Carman in Yellowstone. Each was charged with operating a motor vehicle in prohibited areas and feeding, touching, teasing, frightening or intentionally disturbing wildlife.
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Fire in Yellowstone National Park reaches 5 square miles

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Park officials say a fire in Wyoming’s Yellowstone National Park has reached up to 5 square miles. The fire has continued to burn despite recent colder, wetter weather in Yellowstone. Hard frosts at night have killed grasses and other plants. Officials say that as the dead...
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