New Hartford woman sentenced for walking on delicate thermal features in Yellowstone Park

On July 22, people snapped pictures and videos of Casey stepping off the boardwalk and into the Norris Geyser Basin.

News 12 Staff

Aug 26, 2021, 9:42 PM

Updated 995 days ago

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Madeline Casey is sentenced to seven days in jail for walking on delicate thermal features in Yellowstone National Park.
On July 22, people snapped pictures and videos of Casey stepping off the boardwalk and into the Norris Geyser Basin.
There are signs posted against that.
In addition to jail time, Casey was fined $1,000, ordered to make a $1,000 community service payment and is banned from the park for two years.


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