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Yellowstone Visitors Contribute $680.4M to Local Economy in 2016

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Visitors to Yellowstone National Park contributed $680.4 million to the local economy in 2016, according to the NPS’ annual peer-reviewed report.

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New Report Highlights Overcrowding Woes in Yellowstone

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A new report from the University of Montana paints a stark picture of overcrowding in national parks like Yellowstone.

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Yellowstone Insider for Families Now Available in Print

Yellowstone Insider For Families

We are excited to announce that Yellowstone Insider for Families has been updated for 2017—and is available in print!

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Comments Sought On Temporary Parking Proposed Near Fairy Falls Trailhead

Traffic near Fairy Falls Trailhead, July 2014

Public comment is sought on a proposed temporary parking area near the Fairy Falls Trailhead at Midway Geyser Basin.

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Nearly 4.3 Million Visit Yellowstone National Park in 2016

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Nearly 4.3 million people visited Yellowstone National Park in 2016, shattering 2015’s record for most visitors in a calendar year.

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MDT, Buffalo Field Campaign To Discuss Bison Management in January

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The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) will meet with the Buffalo Field Campaign (BFC) to discuss protecting bison crossing highway north of West Yellowstone.

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Gardiner Sewer District Sues Yellowstone Over Arsenic

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The Gardiner-Park County Water and Sewer District is suing Yellowstone National Park over arsenic levels in its sewage treatment system.

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Yellowstone Releases New Winter Use Adaptive Management Plan

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Yellowstone National Park has released its new Winter Use Adaptive Management Plan, after over a year of discussion and debate.

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Superintendent Dan Wenk Predicts Record Crowds in Coming Years

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Superintendent Dan Wenk predicts record numbers of people will visit Yellowstone National Park over the coming years.

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Michelin Completes Second Phase of Old Faithful Walkway Project

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Crews have completed phase 2 of the Michelin recycled tire walkway project around Old Faithful.

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