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Now Available: Yellowstone Insider for Families, 2016

Yellowstone Insider for Families

We have a new book to announce! Taking the family to Yellowstone National Park is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. With a little planning and guidance from Yellowstone Insider for Families, parents can map out a visit built around family-friendly activities.

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Fifth Bison Goring Occurs in Yellowstone National Park

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Another bison goring incident has occurred in Yellowstone National Park.

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Expanded Yellowstone Paddling Under Consideration in Congress

Yellowstone River in Hayden Valley

A bill that could expand Yellowstone paddling on certain lakes and rivers is under consideration in Congress, where it’s already been passed by one House committee.

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Study: Drought, Not Wolves, Impact Yellowstone Elk Reproductive Rates

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With the Yellowstone elk population declining in recent years, a study from Wyoming-based researchers indicates that drought, and not the presence of wolves, is to blame for declining reproductive rates.

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About Yellowstone Insider

Old Faithful

Old Faithful

Yellowstone Insider is an independent publication covering happenings in and about Yellowstone National Park, covering the greater Yellowstone ecosystem, an area spilling beyond the Park itself into neighboring areas in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho. This site is geared both toward visitors to the Park and the permanent population in the greater ecosystem.

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Yellowstone Road Conditions Change Next Week

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This weekend marks the last time you’ll be able to drive into Yellowstone National Park in 2012, with most road closures scheduled for next Monday at 8 a.m.

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Snow Hits Yellowstone National Park; Road Closures Noted

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The first full burst of winter has hit Yellowstone National Park, and it brings with it some road closures. Today sees the following road closures, according to the National Park Service: Craig Pass between Old Faithful and West Thumb Sylvan Pass between the East Entrance and Fishing Bridge All other park roads are open, but snow tires are requires in ...

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Dam Beavers!

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Beaver colonization at portions of the Heart Lake and Basin Creek Cutoff trails is causing Yellowstone National Park to plan a new trail in the area, and they’re soliciting comments on a proposed project to route hikers from frequently flooded areas.

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Fall 2012 in Yellowstone: Watch For Road Changes

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It’s now the fall season in Yellowstone National Park; for many, it’s one of the most beautiful times of the year, but there are some road closures to note if you’re visiting.

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Yellowstone Lake Netting: Lake, Cutthroat Trout Numbers Up

Netting operations on Yellowstone Lake have yielded higher numbers of both invasive lake trout and cutthroat trout, leading officials to declare progress in the battle to save native species.

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