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Yellowstone National Park’s largest wildfire of the year is in a remote corner of the park – although winter weather will likely keep this late summer season blaze under control. On the afternoon of Sept. 27, individuals reported seeing smoke in Yellowstonewhile hiking in Tom Miner Basin, Montana. The Montana recreation area is located just…

With most roads open to tourists, now most of Yellowstone National Park’s backcountry trails (88%) are accessible, but there are permits needed and hazards to avoid. Over the past several weeks, Yellowstone National Park staff have worked wonders to open most of Yellowstone’s roads for the Summer 2022 season. Now, hikers can rejoice as park…

The Southern Loop of Yellowstone National Park will not reopen until park officials determine it is safe to do so – and even then, visitation will be limited for the rest of the year. Yellowstone National Park shared the latest updates on the park’s status during a Tuesday Zoom meeting. Superintendent Cam Sholly said much…

A rustic visit to Yellowstone National Park will still need to start in the 21st Century, as backcountry permits and reservations go online this spring. Beginning this spring, Yellowstone visitors will be able to make advance online reservations for backcountry permits at Recreation.gov. The new system directly responds to public requests for an online backcountry…

Yellowstone opens to another type of seasonal tourist. For the 4th consecutive year, the Park is issuing its free day ride permits to anyone taking hoof stock onto the trails within Yellowstone. Everyone, whether it be a local or a tourist, can enjoy experiencing the backcountry through horseback riding. Since 2017, this permit system helps…


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