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After years of construction, the replacement and restoration project is complete and ready for a better future for the visitors and environment of Yellowstone. Summer 2021 is already destined to be busy in Yellowstone National Park. In addition to the potential for another record-breaking year, park officials are embarking on several significant construction projects. Work…

Summer is coming to Yellowstone National Park, which means March will see closures and lots of snowplows clearing the way for the millions of soon-to-arrive visitors. As the winter season at Yellowstone concludes, and the work of preparing the park’s roads and amenities for the summer begins. Most of the park’s entrances will close in…

3,806,305 – that’s how many people visited Yellowstone National Park in 2020.  Park officials have released the 2020 visitation numbers for Yellowstone National Park. On initial review, you might not even notice the national and global factors that had many fearing the park wouldn’t open at all last year. Yellowstone’s gates recorded 3,806,305 people entering…

Winter is coming . . . to Yellowstone National Park. The dates and open amenities for the winter season have been confirmed and the park will soon be open to over-snow travel through the West, East, and South entrances. The North Entrance, as always, is plowed and open to vehicles year-round. This marks the first…

After months of uncertainty followed by salvation, Dec. 4 is the official opening day for the 2020-2021 season at the Sleeping Giant Ski Area and Zipline. The ski area opens this morning for its first influx of winter recreation enthusiasts, who will be able to enjoy the traditional Sleeping Giant experience while savoring the newest…

The end of the season is in sight at Yellowstone, as most of the major roads and entrances will close next Monday, November 2. The weekend of Oct. 31 to Nov. 1 will be the last of the “summer” season in the park. As in every year, the West, South, and East entrances will be…

If enacted, these changes would change the accessibility of Yellowstone National Park thru both the East and South entrances. The National Park Service has opened a public comment period on the proposal to adjust aspects of the opening and closure dates and times at both of Yellowstone’s Wyoming entrances. These would be adaptations to the…

After nearly breaking its August visitation record, Yellowstone National Park experienced its highest September visitation in history. Park officials released the latest year-to-date numbers along with September’s totals. The park hosted 837,499 recreation visits in September, an 21% increase from September 2019, and the highest number on record for Yellowstone for September visitation. This is…

Another bear has a new relocated home outside the East Entrance. This Tuesday, another grizzly – this time, a sub-adult male – was captured and relocated from private lands near the Buffalo Fork River drainage northeast of Jackson to the Five Mile Creek drainage, five miles from the East Entrance. This is the third grizzly…

Its been a beary eventful year in Northwest Wyoming. There’s been another grizzly incident this summer, this one on a grazing allotment of U.S. Forest Service land north of Pinedale. A grizzly who had been associated with killed livestock in the area was found and relocated to the Mormon Creek drainage, five miles from the…


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