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It may be Yellowstone’s summer season, but avalanches are causing temporary closures of the East Entrance, stopping the already steady flow of tourists. After multiple temporary closures, officials at Yellowstone National Park are advising tourists passing through the East Entrance to anticipate more closures this week. The reason is an increased avalanche danger in the…

The earth’s always moving in Yellowstone, but a recent earthquake in the park was intense enough to be measured by the U.S. Geological Survey. A handful of tourists might have started their day with a good shake. At 7:32 a.m. Wednesday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey detected a light earthquake in Yellowstone National Park. The…

W.Y.D.O.T. will begin over ten miles of road improvements between the East Entrance of Yellowstone National Park and the Fishhawk Trailhead on May 2. The 10.25 miles of US14/16/20 directly east of the East Entrance to Yellowstone National Park will receive pavement improvements and other work beginning May 2. The $5.4 million project will consist…

Today, Yellowstone National Park opens sections of the Grand Loop Road from the West Entrance to Mammoth Hot Springs – not to vehicles, but bicycles. Starting today, cyclists “willing to brave the unpredictable elements of spring” in Yellowstone National Park can ride the 49 miles of the Grand Loop Road between the West Entrance and Mammoth Hot Springs. The following sections…

W.Y.D.O.T. prepares for its next Park County project – rehabilitating a section of highway running thru Shoshone National Forest to Yellowstone National Park. The Wyoming Department of Transportation is planning a Pavement Rehabilitation Project for Summer 2022. As a result, nearly 11 miles of the North Fork Highway will be repaved – along with other…

It was a day early but not a dollar short, as Yellowstone National Park’s historically busy summer season officially ended at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 6. All things must end, and so too must the record-breaking year at Yellowstone National Park. As attendance continues to inch closer to five million people, all future visits…

The “summer season” for Yellowstone National Park officially ends on Monday, Nov. 8, as most park entrances will close after the first weekend of November. After months of record-breaking attendance, winter has come to Yellowstone National Park. As more snow falls, it becomes increasingly difficult for tourists to traverse the park in their cars, trucks,…

The first major snowfall in Yellowstone National Park temporarily closed significant portions of the Grand Loop Road this weekend – a sign winter is close. On Sunday, Sept. 19, Yellowstone officials announced the temporary closure of a section of the Grand Loop Road. For two and a half hours, the road between Old Faithful and…

After an accidental pullover and case of mistaken identity in 2017, a Missouri family is suing the Park County Sheriff’s Office and the National Park Service. The Park County Sheriff’s Office is one of the defendants in a lawsuit filed by Brett and Genalyn Hemry of Independence, Missouri. According to the Cowboy State Daily, the…

The Five Mile Creek Drainage is a popular place, as another Pinedale cattle-killing grizzly is relocated to the area five miles from Yellowstone’s East Gate. Wyoming Game and Fish has relocated yet another grizzly to Park County in Summer 2021.  A sub-adult female was captured near Pinedale and relocated to the Five Mile Creek drainage…


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