Kevin Reichard

Testing of Yellowstone automated shuttles begins in May

We were warned Yellowstone automated shuttles were on the way in 2021, and they’ll be here in May, when testing of two new systems begins at Canyon Village.

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Yellowstone roads open this weekend

Yellowstone roads open this Friday, when western portions of the Grand Loop road will allow motorized traffic at 8 a.m. on April 16.

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Let the 2021 Yellowstone summer season begin

spring biking in Yellowstone

With the opening of the 49-mile stretch of road between West Entrance and Mammoth Hot Springs open today to bicyclists, we can now proclaim a start to the 2021 Yellowstone summer season–just in time for a weekend heat wave.

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The high cost of Yellowstone treasure hunting

After pleading guilty to federal charges of Yellowstone treasure hunting at Fort Yellowstone Cemetery related to the Fenn treasure, Rodrick Dow Craythorn was sentenced to six months in jail and ordered to pay $31,566 in restitution.

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Despite challenges, 2020 Yellowstone visitation down just 5%

COVID-19 distancing at Snow Lodge gift show

Despite a COVID-19 pandemic that saw several lodges and many services shut down, 2020 Yellowstone visitation was down just 5 percent over 2019, as visitors saw the park as a safe refuge in troubling times.

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Here’s a new one: Yellowstone visitors cited for cooking chickens in a hot spring

Yellowstone National Park

Three Yellowstone National Park visitors were cited for cooking two whole chickens in a backcountry Shoshone Geyser Basin hot spring in an August 7 incident.

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Fenn treasure hunter indicted in Fort Yellowstone Cemetery ransacking

Yellowstone National Park

A Utah man has been indicted for repeated damage to Fort Yellowstone Cemetery in 2019 and 2020 as he searched for the alleged Forrest Fenn treasure.

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Yellowstone shuttles planned for 2021 debut

Traffic near Midway Geyser Basin

We will see two new Yellowstone shuttles serving the busiest parts of the park in 2021, as National Park Service officials announce two pilot projects for future evaluation.

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Changes mulled for Yellowstone winter operating schedules

We may see some small changes to upcoming Yellowstone winter operating schedules, as the Park Service is seeking comments on opening dates and entrance-gate hours.

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After Yellowstone COVID-19 outbreak, Xanterra closing services early

Due to a Yellowstone COVID-19 outbreak among staff, Xanterra is closing down its remaining services at Old Faithful Snow Lodge early for the summer 2020 season.

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