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Yellowstone National Park may be opening up, but vast areas of the park are and will remain closed until May or later due to dead animals and hungry grizzlies. 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…

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.…

Yellowstone National Park prepares for the summer of its 150th anniversary by plowing the park’s roads in anticipation of the millions of people soon to come. Roads in Yellowstone National Park began closing to oversnow travel on March 6. Spring plowing operations have begun and will continue as additional segments of roads close. All oversnow…

So, out of all those Yellowstone tourons who got their 15 minutes of fame last year, who were the biggest losers?

After some legal snafus, a woman who was prosecuted and sentenced to jail for violating the rules in Yellowstone won’t be serving any time behind bars. Summer 2021 was the busiest season in the history of Yellowstone National Park. But record-breaking numbers have raised several concerns on how and if the park can handle that…

Yellowstone National Park shatters its September and year-to-date records, which raises questions on whether the park can handle such vast crowds. The record-breaking year at Yellowstone National Park continued into September. Last month’s numbers surpassed 2020’s, making September 2021 the busiest September in the park’s history. Yellowstone National Park hosted 882,078 recreation visits in September 2021…

A GoFundMe account for a severely injured tourist serves as a painful reminder of just how dangerous thermal water can be in Yellowstone National Park. When someone is injured in Yellowstone, the story usually stops once transported to a hospital for treatment. But, in this case, a social media campaign offers insight into the deadly…

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…

A Yellowstone employee suffered several burns and was transported to Idaho after approaching a thermal feature in the Old Faithful Geyser Basin. At Old Faithful early Thursday morning, September 16, Yellowstone park rangers provided initial care to a 19-year-old woman from Rhode Island with second-and third-degree burns to 5% of her body. Due to the…

1,080,767 people visited Yellowstone National Park in July 2021, the single busiest month in the park’s history – but does this mean change is imminent? Continuing a strong trend of record-breaking attendance, July 2021 saw a flood of tourists enter Yellowstone. But the month’s numbers are staggering, even by record-breaking standards. Yellowstone National Park hosted…


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