Monitor Peak at sunset—one view from Yellowstone headquarters at Mammoth Hot Springs. For Wenk, working as superintendent of Yellowstone was the highest honor a Park Service veteran could have and every day he didn't flinch or lament the controversies but saw them as a way to build upon Yellowstone's rising beloved status among American people. He saw flickers of light flash in the eyes of visitors when they realized the country's first national park belonged to them too
Monitor Peak at sunset—one view from Yellowstone headquarters at Mammoth Hot Springs. For Wenk, working as superintendent of Yellowstone was the highest honor a Park Service veteran could have and every day he didn't flinch or lament the controversies but saw them as a way to build upon Yellowstone's rising beloved status among American people. He saw flickers of light flash in the eyes of visitors when they realized the country's first national park belonged to them too