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YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK

During the season round-trip tickets are issued by the various railroads, and on special occasions through tickets over these lines allow stopovers in the Park within the time-limit of the ticket. This is generally the case during large conventions and expositions that draw visitors from all parts of the country.

Accommodations and Transportation — Costs

The hotels, permanent camps, and transportation lines operated in the Park are all under contract with the Department of the Interior, which insures visitors against overcharges. There is a specified schedule of prices for all ordinary requirements, and the authorized rates are well within reason.

Tourists are advised to arrange in advance for their hotel or camp accommodations.

The Yellowstone Park Hotel Co. maintains five hotels and two lunch stations in the Park. The hotels are located at Mammoth Hot Springs, the Lower Geyser Basin, the Upper Geyser Basin, the outlet of Yellowstone Lake, and the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone; the lunch stations are located at Norris Geyser Basin and the Thumb of the Lake. These