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Bear Aware Rental Kiosk Opens For the Season In Canyon Village

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Yellowstone’s sole bear spray rental kiosk opened yesterday in the Canyon Village Visitor Center.

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New Study Claims Culling of Large Carnivores (Wolves, Bears) Spurs Poaching

Leopold wolf following grizzly bear;Doug Smith;April 2005

A new ecology study has posited a strong link between sanctioned hunting and poaching of endangered/threatened large carnivores.

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Yellowstone Road Conditions

Updated Friday, May 26, 2017 Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park & Region All interior Yellowstone roads are open to travel once more. Travel on part of the Canyon-Lake route has been reduced to one-lane while crews repair a broken water line. Traffic lights have been set up to help direct traffic. In addition, delays are expected on the ...

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Yellowstone Opens Today!

Old Faithful parking lot

Old Faithful parking lot

They are the three most beautiful words in the English language: Yellowstone opens today. As of right now, the west side of the Park is open to traffic, despite some issues with snow, particularly in the Old Faithful area. Here's a look at the rest of the spring road-opening schedule.

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Another Sign of Spring: Biking in Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park

Entrance SignWe're still weeks away from the formal spring opening of April 15 in Yellowstone National Park, but today we're seeing an event that's a sure sign of spring: adventurous bicyclists are being allowed on the road between West Yellowstone, Madison, Norris and Mammoth Hot Springs.

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VP Biden to Visit Yellowstone National Park Monday

Yellowstone National Park

If you're in Yellowstone National Park Monday, you may want to adjust your travel plans accordingly: Vice President Joe Biden will be visiting the Madison Junior Ranger Station to speak and survey Recovery Act projects in the Park. Yes, there might be a small caravan tying up the road between West and Madison Junction that morning.

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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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Yellowstone Roads Reopen, But Conditions Fluid

Yellowstone in Winter

After a nasty spring snowstorm that dumped more than a foot of snow in the region, two roads within Yellowstone National Park have reopened -- but visitors are required to use snow tires and take care.

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Heavy Snow Force Closure of Yellowstone National Park Roads

Yellowstone in Winter

Heavy spring snows have caused National Park Service officials to close down most of the roads within Yellowstone National Park, as a foot of new snow fell in a two-hour stretch, toppling power lines and causing all sorts of havoc.

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Have a Jones for Yellowstone? Bike West, Young Person

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We are between seasons in Yellowstone National Park; the winter season has ended and the spring season won't be here until April 16, when some of the Yellowstone Grand Loop Road is expected to open. But you can still visit Yellowstone in this offseason, albeit in a limited fashion: On bike.

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