Kevin Reichard

2024 Yellowstone free admission days unveiled

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

While we don’t expect any of you to change your 2024 travel plans, the National Park Service released the list of next year’s Yellowstone free admission days–days celebrated across the entire national park system.

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Strong numbers reported for September 2023 Yellowstone visitation

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

We saw some strong numbers compiled by the National Park Service for September 2023 Yellowstone visitation, exceeding the number of visits reported in September 2022 and September 2019.

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Shutdown averted: Yellowstone open for fall

South Boundary Yellowstone

A compromise on a continuing resolution to keep the government funded for 45 days keeps Yellowstone open through the fall season.

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Mapping the impact of a Yellowstone shutdown

Yellowstone confluence

The impact of a Yellowstone shutdown extends far past the number of visitors denied entry to America’s oldest national park–in fact, the impact extends hundreds of miles beyond the five entry gates.

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Government shutdown could cause Yellowstone closure

Yellowstone National Park

A likely U.S. government shutdown could lead to a Yellowstone closure as soon as Monday, but the exact impact has still to be determined, according to Department of the Interior officials.

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Spring Beartooth Highway plowing begins

spring Beartooth Highway clearing

We’re about a month out from Memorial Day, so the time is right for the Montana Department of Transportation to begin spring Beartooth Highway plowing before the Memorial Day weekend.

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Yellowstone biking season opens April 7

spring biking in Yellowstone

Another sign of spring: ski

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Yellowstone 2023 State of the Park report released

Yellowstone winter season

It’s a road map to where those running Yellowstone National Park set priorities for this year and beyond, so it’s worth reading, as the Yellowstone 2023 State of the Park report was released today.

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Park County shuts down Yellowstone River recreation

Gardiner flooding

Yellowstone River recreation has been shut down by Park County due to public safety risks caused by extremely high water levels, endangered and failing infrastructure, flooded and impassible access roads, and limited availability of search and rescue resources.

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Yellowstone flooding shuts down park

Yellowstone flooding

With torrential rains causing substantial flooding, rockslides and mudslides, Yellowstone National Park is closed to the public, with inbound traffic to the park is temporarily halted and the northern part of the park has been evacuated.

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