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NPS: Be Careful if Using Yellowstone East Entrance Friday

Yellowstone National Park

The Yellowstone East Entrance is still scheduled to open Friday, May 2 at 8 a.m., but National Park Service officials are warning about the potential of heavy, wet snow slides that could halt traffic.

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Yellowstone Winter Camping: Off the Beaten Path

Firehole Falls in Winter

Yellowstone winter camping isn’t for everyone, but for the adventurous a trip off the beaten winter path is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

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Yellowstone Travel Options Improve for Both Summer, Winter

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

We have three pieces of news worth noting in terms of Yellowstone travel options for both winter and summer journeys.

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Yellowstone Association Unveils Lamar Valley Wolf Week

Yellowstone Association

Yellowstone AssociationThe nonprofit Yellowstone Association Institute (YAI) will offer the new Lamar Valley Wolf Week program December 2010 and March 2011 at its Buffalo Ranch field campus. The program will feature YAI’s signature combination of classroom learning and in-field observation led by Institute naturalists and guest speakers.

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Yellowstone Institute Announces Winter Field Seminars

Yellowstone Association

It's never too early to begin planning for that winter trip to Yellowstone National Park, as the nonprofit Yellowstone Association Institute announced its lineup of winter Field Seminars.

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Planning a Winter Trip to Yellowstone? Here’s What to Expect

Winter in Yellowstone

Winter Cross-Country Skiing
 
A visit during the winter season shows a completely different -- and refreshing -- side of the Park. Parts of the Park are dormant, as many species retreat into dens and nests for hibernation. But other parts seem even more majestic than during the summer months.

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Gateway Cities: Idaho Falls, West Yellowstone

By Sean Reichard When someone mentions Idaho, what is the first thing that comes to mind? If you’re like me, it’s potatoes. Mountains and mountains of potatoes, piled so high they block out the sun. Is that what you think when you hear the word Idaho? Well, stop it. There are more things in Idaho than potatoes. Idaho Falls is ...

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Gateway City: Billings

Even before the city was founded, the Billings area already had a history of people nearby, as it was used and settled by Native Americans for land and hunting grounds. The Lewis and Clark Expedition passed through Billings (the area at least), and is a scant 30 miles away from Pompey’s Pillar, a 200-foot-high rock formation considered a landmark by ...

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Gateway City: Bozeman

By Sean Reichard John Bozeman isn’t someone who will be remembered as an important figure in Yellowstone National Park history, especially since he died before it was established. In fact, history doesn’t remember John fondly at all. He abandoned his wife and children in 1858 to make a fortune as a miner before deciding it would be a better business ...

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Road Conditions – Winter

WINTER SEASON 2007-2008 Greater Yellowstone Region Road Map: Updated 1/3/2008 – SEE DETAILS BELOW THE MAP. WINTER ROAD CLOSURES 1. Yellowstone Park West Entrance: Closed to vehicle traffic. Snowcoach and snowmobile only. Restrictions apply. South Entrance: Closed at Flagg Ranch to vehicle traffic. Snowcoach and snowmobile only. Restrictions apply. East Entrance: Closed at Pahaska Teepee to vehicle traffic. Snowcoach and snowmobile only. Restrictions apply. Mammoth ...

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