Kevin Reichard

Sholly: We could see Yellowstone opening plan soon

Yellowstone social distancing

With states surrounding the park loosening stay-at-home and out-of-state quarantine rules, we may see a Yellowstone opening plan as the Memorial Day weekend approaches.

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Protections to be debated for Yellowstone-area grizzlies

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments on the appeal of a decision restoring Endangered Species Act protections for Yellowstone-area grizzlies, permanently ending planned trophy hunts in Idaho and Wyoming.

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What will your 2020 Yellowstone vacation look like?

Yellowstone red dog

It remains to be seen what opens in Yellowstone National Park this summer. But if the park were to open today, here’s a look at what your 2020 Yellowstone vacation might look like.

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Jackson Lake Lodge, Jenny Lake Lodge won’t open in 2020

More closures to note for Grand Teton National Park and concessionaire Grand Teton Lodging Company: Jackson Lake Lodge and Jenny Lake Lodge are not expected to open in the summer 2020 season.

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Battle to save Yellowstone cutthroat trout working

After years of effort and millions of dollars spent, the battle to save Yellowstone cutthroat trout appears to be succeeding, as lake trout eradication efforts in Yellowstone Lake have a tangible effect on the population.

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Grand Teton summer 2020 plans still to be determined

As with Yellowstone, the Grand Teton summer 2020 season is still a work in progress, as concessionaire Grand Teton Lodging Company has announced opening days for its facilities, but there’s no firm park opening date.

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Change in summer 2020 Yellowstone plans: Old Faithful Inn may open

Xanterra has altered its summer 2020 Yellowstone plans, still offering limited lodging options but holding out the possibility that Old Faithful Inn may open this year.

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Yellowstone Forever delays park donations, furloughs staff

Another ripple effect from the coronavirus pandemic: Yellowstone Forever, the official nonprofit fundraising partner for Yellowstone National Park, has suspended park donations and furloughed employees.

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Old Faithful Inn closed for 2020 Yellowstone summer season

Old Faithful Inn

Xanterra has issued further information on what 2020 Yellowstone lodging and services will be available on June 15–and, sadly, Old Faithful Inn and sit-down restaurants will be closed for the entire summer season.

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Plan ahead: 2021 Yellowstone lodging reservations on sale June 1

Old Faithful Inn

The coronavirus pandemic has changed everything, including planning for next year, as Xanterra announces 2021 Yellowstone lodging reservations will go on sale June 1–and only online to start.

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