National Park Service Releases 'Loudness' Map

February 19, 2015 11:33 PM

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Cynthia Lummis, a Republican congresswoman from Wyoming, has introduced a bill that would allow recreational, human-powered vessels to travel down otherwise off-limits waterways in Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, and the John D. Rockefeller Jr. Memorial Parkway, according to Lummis’ website.

The proposed Yellowstone and Grand Teton Paddling Act, dated February 13, would give the U.S. Park Service three years to study the potential streams that could be opened to paddle sports while explicitly preventing commercial paddling operations beyond what is currently permitted. The bill is a rev...

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