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Yellowstone’s Sylvan Pass to Open Tomorrow

Sylvan Pass

Sylvan Pass

The Sylvan Pass and the East Entrance will be open for business at 6 a.m. tomorrow (Wednesday) morning on a limited basis, as snow has been cleared from the roads, but folks could experience delays when the road narrows to one lane thanks to a washout.

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Cooke City/Chief Joseph Highway Link Now Open

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone

For those needing an alternate route from Cody to Yellowstone National Park: Highway 212 between Cooke City and the Chief Joseph Highway has been plowed and is now open.

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Sylvan Pass Closed Indefinitely; Snow Causes Other Damage in Yellowstone

Sylvan Pass snow slide

Sylvan Pass snow slide

The Sylvan Pass will remained closed indefinitely as Yellowstone National Park road crews work to clear four significant snow slides and more than 20 feet of snow; meanwhile, officials are also finding the heavy snowpack caused more damage in Park buildings as well.

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NPS Unveils Draft Winter Use Plan for Yellowstone with Variable Daily Limits

Yellowstone in Winter, Bombardier, snowcoach

Call it the Yellowstone National Park equivalent of demand-based planning: a draft Winter Use Plan from the National Park Service has variable daily-use limits based on demand and overall usage numbers.

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Arthur 2 Fire Diminishes; Crews Diverted from Management

Arthur Fire

Arthur Fire

The Arthur 2 Fire near Yellowstone National Park's East Entrance is smaller than originally estimated and runs little chance of spreading significantly, leading the Northern Rockies Wildland Fire Management to withdraw resources from the area.

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Arthur 2 Fire Grows, Albeit at a Slow Pace

Arthur Fire 2

Arthur Fire 2

The Arthur 2 Fire has grown to 218 acres and has the potential to impact operations at the East Entrance, but cool, wet weather is stifling the fire's growth, leading experts to predict no major spread today and tonight.

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Another Small Fire Emerges in Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park

Fire-spotters noted another small fire in Yellowstone National Park, near the East Entrance, but efforts to scout it out were hampered by windy conditions yesterday, preventing the NPS from launching a helicopter to assess the situation. UPDATED

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Yellowstone Doane Fire Not Kicking Up Smoke, May Be Burned Out

Doane Fire

Doane FireThe Doane Fire, located south of the East Entrance near Yellowstone Lake, has stopped kicking up smoke and is most likely done.

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New Bridge Opens Over Yellowstone’s Gibbon River

Gibbon Falls

Gibbon Falls

The massive road reconstruction in the Gibbon Falls area is taking a giant leap forward today, as a major bridge over the Gibbon River will be in use for the first time, leading to a big shift in traffic patterns in that area of Yellowstone National Park.

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American Family Association: God Directed Grizzly to Kill Hiker Outside Yellowstone

Yellowstone Grizzly

Because humans care enough about wildlife to ensure their survival, a grizzly bear killed a hiker outside the East Entrance to Yellowstone National Park -- under direct orders from God, no less! Read what else the American Family Association has to say about the tragedy.

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