The National Parks

For the Benefit and Enjoyment of the People

Clip: Season 1 | 48s

At the entrance to Yellowstone National Park is a stone arch inscribed with the words: "For the Benefit and enjoyment of the people". Listen to park ranger, Shelton Johnson, as he discusses his arrival at Yellowstone and what those words mean to him.

Aired: 05/24/09

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

Major funding is provided by General Motors, Evelyn & Walter Haas,Jr. Fund, CPB; Bank of America; The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations; Park Foundation, Inc; PBS; National Park Foundation; The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation and the Pew Charitable Trusts.