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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 “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 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…

Yellowstone-bound travelers may find their way to the East Entrance slightly slower than usual, as W.Y.D.O.T. works to clean up a North Fork mudslide. What’s likely to be the first big weekend in Yellowstone just got a bit more complicated. W.Y.D.O.T. announced “a pre-Memorial Day maintenance situation” after being informed of a large mud flow.…

It wasn’t quite normal – but it was close. Yellowstone National Park has released the visitation numbers for the first three days of its opening – Monday the 18th thru Wednesday the 20th – for both the East and South Gates. Visitation through both gates averaged out to about 90% of the normal vehicle traffic…

There were some pleasant surprises ready to great Yellowstone’s first visitors through the East Gate. As announced last week, the East and South Entrances to the park opened for the beginning of the amended summer season. The opening was planned for noon yesterday. But when the first eager people drove up to wait for the…


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