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Much needed rain brings relief to Yellowstone National Park, which means the park is less dangerous and restrictive for the final weeks of the summer season. Recent weather has finally brought moisture to northwest Wyoming. Rain showers and thunderstorms saturated the ground at a critical time, particularly in Yellowstone National Park. During the week of…

The National Park Service has some wonderful tips when it comes to camping in the great outdoors. 

Shoshone National Forest is preparing for another busy summer, but the key to recreation begins with the choices of Wyomingites to stay safe and responsible. As the weather begins warming and campgrounds start opening, forest officials ask visitors to recreate responsibly by planning, respecting road and area closures, knowing current fire restrictions, and abiding by…

The 149-year-old park took a step into the 21st Century by announcing the most popular campsites in Yellowstone will operate on a reservation system. Effective March 24, 2020, at 8 a.m., several Yellowstone campgrounds within the park will transition to reservations, rather than the first-come, first-serve model. This affects the high season at Mammoth, the…

As Wyoming transitions into Fall 2020, Shoshone National Forest reminds everyone to plan and be prepared to protect themselves and the landscape during their next trip. Forest officials want to ensure that everyone enjoys the fall safely and responsibly. This fall has already seen snow and heavier precipitation at the high altitudes while much of…

Bighorn National Forest is opening its campgrounds in time for Memorial Day. Bighorn National Forest will be opening Leigh Creek Campground, Ranger Creek Recreation Area (campground only), and Shell Creek Campground by this Friday, May 22nd. There will also be some increased public access throughout the forest. This is in conjunction with the state’s recent…

Campsites in Wyoming’s state parks open this Friday, but Kampgrounds of America are already open. Kampgrounds of America Inc. announced that 13 of their locally owned and operated Wyoming campgrounds are now open for anyone seeking an outdoor escape. As is to be expected, they are enacting special COVID-19 protocols to ensure everyone’s safety while…

More closures in national forests across the West. Acting Regional Forester Jennifer Everlien signed an order closing all developed recreation sites within the Rocky Mountain Region of the National Forest Service. That region encompasses 24 national forests and grasslands across Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. Developed recreation sites are temporarily closed while dispersed camping,…


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