They say a man boiled to death after slipping into a hot spring after he wandered away from a designated path. Scott and his sister went off the boardwalk in a geyser basin dotted with risky boiling springs and where warning signs sometimes go unheeded.
'They were able to recover a few personal effects, ' Reid said, but 'There were no remains left to recover'.
The accident happened about 225 yards off the boardwalk, the park said.
People got too close to wildlife and others entered unsafe areas in violation of regulations, often to take photos or videos.
While touring the Norris Geyser Basin in Yellowstone, visitors are asked to stay on the boardwalk.
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They must keep to designated boardwalks when moving among the park's hot springs and geysers that blast steaming water high into the air, Yellowstone Superintendent Dan Wenk said.
Herman says Scott may not have realized what he was doing when he left the boardwalk.
Ms. Reid said she had noticed an increase in people straying from trails and approaching animals this year, caused, in part, by the sheer number of park visitors.
Norris Geyser Basin is the oldest and hottest of the park's thermal areas, and below-surface temperatures have reached up to 237 degrees.
At least 22 people are now known to have ever died from hot-spring injuries in or near Yellowstone. "It is a thin layer that can easily break and when stepped on, individuals can easily fall through", Warthin said.