Yellowstone Finds

Initials carved on a lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) during the early 1900s

Civil War era powder flask

USGS monument corroding due to acidic conditions at Hot Springs Basin

Early 1900s horseshoe

Projectile point

Projectile point

Projectile point

Projectile point

Projectile point

Obsidian knife

Petrified tree stump

Fossilized bone fragment

Fossilized ripple marks

Cretaceous marine fossils

Deciduous leaf fossils

Whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis) with a shared vascular system

Odd face on a Rocky Mountain juniper (Juniperus scopulorum) research sample

Freshly cut mountain alder (Alnus incana) turns bright orange

Small but old Rocky Mountain juniper (Juniperus scopulorum)

Exposed limber pine (Pinus flexilis) balanced on the face of an eroding cliff

Large, odd whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis)

Rocky Mountain juniper (Juniperus scopulorum) scarred by a fire in 1525

Balancing rock

Giant rock head

Bison remains

Elk remains

Bear footprints at Norris Geyser Basin

Bighorn sheep on steep terrain

Three-legged bighorn sheep

Bison cow and calf

Bear scratch marks