Lauren Harrison

Lauren Harrison

Yellowstone National Park even has its own style of ‘Parkitecture’

By: - May 24, 2022

Yellowstone National Park, created in 1872, was such a remote destination that early visitors camped or stayed in hastily-constructed, ramshackle accommodations. As railroads were built to provide access to the area, demand rose for more and better accommodations. The Old Faithful Inn wasn’t the first hotel built—the Mammoth and Lake hotels are older—but it is […]

The changing moods of Collodial Pool in Norris Geyser Basin

By: - November 15, 2021

Many of Yellowstone’s hot springs, geysers, mud pots, and fumaroles look different depending on the season, year, or sometimes even the day one visits. Colloidal Pool, in Norris Geyser Basin, is an interesting example of a feature that changed during the course of summer 2021. Colloidal Pool is a thermal feature in the Porcelain subbasin […]