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Great American Outdoors Act

Bighorn National Forest has closed a popular scenic drive in the Bighorn Canyon for two months of construction that will improve visitor safety permanently. Effective July 18, Forest System Road 33 – the Crazy Woman Road – will be closed to all vehicle and visitor traffic. Bighorn National Forest employees intend to improve the road…

Yellowstone National Park’s summer season begins this Friday, as the park opens some – but not all – roads and entrances for the park’s 150th anniversary. Beginning at 8 a.m. Friday, April 15, select roads in Yellowstone National Park will open to the public for the summer of the park’s 150th anniversary – weather permitting.…

The visitation numbers in Yellowstone National Park make it the busiest year in the park’s 150-year history – but these numbers don’t tell the whole story. Yellowstone officials released the overall visitation numbers for 2021 on Friday, Jan. 21. It’s the final tally for a year of record-breaking months and nearly – but not quite…

Wyoming residents can savor the first fruits of the Great American Outdoors Act, as Shoshone National Forest fully replaces a 15-year-old trail bridge. Shoshone National Forest has completed its first project with funds provided thru the Great American Outdoors Act. An existing bridge – which forest officials say has been “unserviceable” for over 15 years…

National forests in Wyoming are due for several improvements this summer, as the U.S. Forest Service releases its multi-million-dollar project list for 2021. The Rocky Mountain Region of the U.S. Forest Service has announced a plethora of projects in Wyoming and elsewhere. Thanks to the passage of the Great American Outdoors Act, over $285 million dollars…

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park staff plan to restore historic buildings in Fort Yellowstone, a U.S. Army camp built in the late 1800s and early 1900s when the army administered the park. The Jackson Hole News&Guide reports that park staff will draw on federal funds in the recently passed Great American Outdoors Act to rehabilitate…


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