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Yellowstone National Park

Even Yellowstone isn’t immune from summer construction season, with three significant projects underway while tourists traverse the park in Summer 2021. Three major road construction projects will occur in Yellowstone National Park in 2021. Only one of the three projects will involve a complete closure. The other two will cause delays and/or traffic pattern changes…

For one hopeful treasure hunter, it will take years to dig himself out of the hole created thru his reckless destruction in Yellowstone National Park. Rodrick Dow Craythorn, 52, of Syracuse, Utah, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl, for excavating and damaging archeological resources in the cemetery of the Fort…

Wetter adventures are pricer in Yellowstone, as park officials hope to use water recreation fees to fund the fight against nonnative trout and invasive species. Yellowstone National Park is implementing higher fees for fishing and boating in 2021. It’s the first significant fee increase for these outdoor recreation opportunities in several years. Many of the…

Park County may not see pre-pandemic tourism for a few more years, but there’s every reason to believe Summer 2021 will be full of tourists and revenue. As the nation and the world recover from the pandemic, Park County may be positioned better than many other places to recover quickly. Over one-third of the county…

Pennsylvania has a groundhog and its shadow as the first sign of spring – Yellowstone has a grizzly and its appetite to unofficially begin the summer. Park officials have announced the first Yellowstone grizzly sighting of 2021. On Saturday, March 13, a pilot supporting park wildlife studies saw that grizzly and got quite the spectacle.…

Numbers are promising and thousands of Park County residents have received at least one dose of the vaccine as Yellowstone is next on the vaccination list. Supplies of COVID-19 vaccines are streaming into Park County and residents are responding. Park County Public Health Nurse Bill Crampton has released the vaccination numbers showing how many people…

The 149-year-old park took a step into the 21st Century by announcing the most popular campsites in Yellowstone will operate on a reservation system. Effective March 24, 2020, at 8 a.m., several Yellowstone campgrounds within the park will transition to reservations, rather than the first-come, first-serve model. This affects the high season at Mammoth, the…

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…

Superintendent Cam Sholly led Yellowstone National Park thru an unprecedented year but the cooperation of gateway communities, park staff, and visitors made 2020 a success. There’s not much one can do to prepare for a global pandemic in the United States’ first national park. But that was no excuse for Cam Sholly, who’s served as…

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Officials have transported 50 Yellowstone National Park bison to the Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes in Montana. The animals transferred Friday were under quarantine by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service located north of the park in the Gardiner Basin, the Billings Gazette reported. The…


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