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Visitor gored by Yellowstone bison

Bison at Mammoth Campground, May 2019

A 72-year-old woman was gored after coming within 10 feet of a Yellowstone bison in an attempt to take a photo of it while camping at Bridge Bay Campground.

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More GTNP services, campgrounds now open

We have more Grand Teton National Park services and campgrounds now open, as National Park Service officials follow their plan for a phased approach to summer 2020 openings.

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No positives in 2nd round of Yellowstone employee COVID-19 testing

Old Faithful Visitor Center

A second round of COVID-19 testing for Yellowstone employees yielded no positives, as coronavirus pandemic mitigation measures seem to be doing the job as more and more visitors return.

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No COVID-19 cases reported among Yellowstone employees

So far, so good: Testing of the 43 non-symptomatic Yellowstone National Park employees in front-line positions and interacting with the public over the past two weeks yielded no positive COVID-19 results.

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Yellowstone Montana gates to open June 1

2020 Yellowstone opening May 18

More access in the works: Today National Park Service officials announced the three Yellowstone Montana gates are set to open June 1, coinciding with Gov. Steve Bullock’s lifting of out-of-state travel restrictions.

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Sholly: Limited 2020 Yellowstone opening a success

2020 Yellowstone opening May 18

After the first three days of an extremely unusual 2020 Yellowstone opening in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Superintendent Cam Sholly shares information on visitation, next steps and more.

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First case of bison injury in Yellowstone 2020 reported

On the third day of a delayed 2020 Yellowstone National Park summer season, a woman was struck and knocked to the ground after approaching a bison on the Old Faithful Upper Geyser Basin.

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Portions of Yellowstone, GTNP to open May 18

Yell Opening COVID-19 Map 2020

The lower loop of Yellowstone will open May 18, with access from the South and East entrances of Wyoming and allowing visitors to access Lake, Canyon, Norris, Old Faithful, West Thumb, and Grant Village. 

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New Yellowstone River Bridge approved

Yellowstone River Bridge deterioration

A new Yellowstone River Bridge is on tap for 2022, funding permitting, after the National Park Service Regional Director for Regions 6, 7, 8, Mike Reynolds, signed a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for an environmental assessment (EA) on the project.

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We Have Our First 2020 Yellowstone Bear Sighting

We have our first 2020 Yellowstone bear sighting, as on Saturday a grizzly bear was observed from the air by biologists during a radio telemetry flight near Grand Prismatic Spring.

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