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Yellowstone National Park closed indefinitely

West Gate Closing 2020

After requests from local county officials and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, Superintendent Cam Sholly announces that Yellowstone National Park is closed indefinitely, as is Grand Teton National Park.

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Calls for a Yellowstone spring closure emerging

Old Faithful Fall 2019

Local and state politicians are calling for a Yellowstone spring closure as a way to slow the spread of the coronavirus impacting so much of American society. Here’s the latest on what could impact spring and summer travel in Yellowstone National Park.

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Xanterra Yellowstone lodges closed through May 21

Old Faithful Inn

Concessionaire Xanterra is suspending down all public national parks operations, including Yellowstone lodges and dining, through May 21 in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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First 2020 Yellowstone shutdowns due to coronavirus announced

Albright_2015

We have the first 2020 Yellowstone shutdowns due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, as the Albright Visitor Center in Mammoth Hot Springs is temporarily closed.

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TBD: Coronavirus Impacts on Yellowstone

Fall sunrise over the Yellowstone River

With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommending against gatherings of more than 50 for the next eight weeks, it remains to be seen if there are any changes due to coronavirus impacts on Yellowstone.

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Experts: Coronavirus Outbreak Could Impact 2020 Yellowstone Visitation

Roosevelt Arch, 2019, NPS

A worldwide coronavirus outbreak could impact 2020 Yellowstone visitation, as overseas travel from China and other Asian countries could be seriously curtailed in coming months.

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Yellowstone National Park 2019-2020 Winter Season Is Here

Bison along the Yellowstone River 2019

With the Yellowstone National Park 2019-2020 winter season now upon us, it’s time to plan your trip to Yellowstone during a remarkably peaceful time of year, as snow blankets the region and your only company on many trails will be bison and precious few other visitors.

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NPS Seeking Comments on Proposed Yellowstone WiFi Installation

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

The National Park Service is seeking comments about a proposed Yellowstone WiFi installation that would power indoor access for visitors and tourists across developed areas of the Park, including Canyon Village, Grant Village, Lake Village, Mammoth Hot Springs and Old Faithful.

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It’s the Last Weekend of the 2019 Yellowstone Summer Season

Oct. 1 Mammoth snowfall

Your last chance to drive through much of Yellowstone National Park for the summer season comes this weekend, with most park roads slated to close on Monday, Nov. 4, at 8 a.m.

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Sholly: No Yellowstone Reservations System Planned

Cam Sholly

Superintendent Cam Sholly says there are no plans to institute a daily Yellowstone reservations system, but an internal bus system between popular points could be studied.

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