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Yellowstone National Park, WY: Stagecoach rides offer a taste of the past, a relatively new way to explore the nation's first national park...From Yellowstone.com: "During the 1880s, the whole face of visitation to Yellowstone Park changed. In 1881, the railroad finally arrived in eastern Montana. .." 'Suddenly, with the rails here, you had visitors,? says Lee Whittlesey, historical archivist for Yellowstone. ?This meant an immediate need for transportation. But all there was, was a bunch of 'good ol' boys' who happened to have wagons and horses.?.."Thus began the first mechanized travel in Yellowstone Park - the stagecoach. Stagecoach travel continued in Yellowstone until 1917, when stagecoaches were no longer allowed in the park..."Thanks to a couple of companies in the two national parks, visitors to Yellowstone country can ride in a stagecoach and imagine what it must have been like to explore the parks the way early visitors did..."Yellowstone National Park Lodges offers visitors rides in an authentic stagecoach replica in the park's Roosevelt Country, in the northern section of the park. "..In Grand Teton National Park, sign up for a stagecoach adventure with Grand Teton Lodge Company...
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