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Winter is here, and Yellowstone National Park is ready to open its gates – but the impact of the historic floods of Summer 2022 will reverberate for the entire season. The winter season in Yellowstone National Park begins Thursday, Dec. 15. Conditions permitting, most park roads will open to oversnow travel by snowmobile and snowcoach.…

Yellowstone National Park recorded another decline in visitation in September 2022, unofficially closing the park’s 150th anniversary on a disappointing note. The 150th anniversary of Yellowstone National Park will stand as one of the most challenging seasons in the park’s history. While Summer 2022 is one for the history books, it won’t be for record-breaking…

Beginning next week, Yellowstone National Park will begin closing down major roads within and leading to the park, ending the park’s 150th anniversary and the most challenging summer season ever. Perhaps the most challenging summer season in Yellowstone National Park’s 150-year history is coming to a close. Beginning Oct. 11, Summer 2022 will officially end…

The June flooding in Yellowstone National Park continued taking its toll in August, as the number of visitors flowing through the three open entrances decreased substantially. The busiest season in Yellowstone National Park was substantially slower this year. As the summer of the park’s 150th anniversary opened with devastating floods, 2022’s visitation is the lowest…

In a repeat of a 2020 incident, the National Park Service is working to clear a fuel spill near Yellowstone National Park before thousands of gallons of gasoline leak into a nearby waterway. In the early morning hours of Aug.19, a fuel tanker truck lost control and rolled over near mile marker 16 on U.S.…

The impact of this summer’s historic floods can still be seen in Yellowstone National Park, as July visitation – usually the busiest month of the year – drops to levels not seen in decades. Yellowstone National Park hosted 596,562 recreation visits in July 2022. This is a 45% decrease from July 2021 (1,080,767 recreational visits),…

June attendance in Yellowstone National Park was considerably lower in 2022, but considering a week’s closure, two severed entrances, and devastating floods – it’s not as low as many feared. Yellowstone National Park’s 150th anniversary has been one of the most disruptive in its history. However, while the park’s attendance is considerably lower than the…

Yellowstone National Park will celebrate the Fourth of July by opening the entire North Loop, which means access to 93% of the park’s roads will be possible – and unrestricted. Yellowstone superintendent Cam Sholly held another conference call with Cody business leaders on Thursday, June 30. But, this time, the mood was much more optimistic.…

During the first day of the Alternating License Plate System, Yellowstone National Park saw a significant reduction in vehicle traffic, which is exactly what park officials expected and wanted. Yellowstone National Park’s south loop reopened this morning, June 22, at 8 a.m. As the park expected, traffic entering through only three entrances (South, West, East)…

Yellowstone National Park is ready to resume the summer season of its 150th anniversary – with limited access – after intense flooding and uncertainty forced the park to close for over a week. As of 8 a.m. this morning, Yellowstone National Park is open. The East, West, and South Entrances will allow certain vehicles to…


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