Summertime. Kids are out of school and families take to the road. The Independent Gazette also took to the highway this past month as we began our documentary on our country’s national parks and treasures. As one shop owner in West Yellowstone, a small Montana community and the Western gateway to the granddaddy of all national parks, Yellowstone, said, “Where else can a family come these days and visit such beauty and experience nature in its natural state for so little?” And we agree.

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