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Yellowstone Insider editors bring you up-to-the-minute information about what's happening at Yellowstone National Park.

Another Yellowstone Bison Incident — This One With a Twist

bison wallowing June 20 2017

There is another Yellowstone bison incident to pass along, but this one is a little unusual: it involves a bison, a construction worker and a stretch of road east of Fishing Bridge.

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Yellowstone Crowds Generated Second-Busiest June in Park History

cars at south entrance

Yes, the stories about lines and traffic jams created by Yellowstone crowds are indeed true, as the National Park Service tallied 810,884 visits in June 2018, a slight increase over last year (803,652 visits) and below June 2016 (838,316 visits) numbers, which remains the busiest June ever in Yellowstone.

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Hayden Fire Emerges in Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

With the Yellowstone National Park fire danger level upgraded last week to moderate, we’re now seeing the first fire activity of 2018, with the lightning-ignited Hayden Fire visible from the Grand Loop Road between Canyon Village and Mud Volcano.

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Mount Washburn Trails, Parking Lots To Close Thursday AM

Mount Washburn Fire Lookout

Plan accordingly: Popular Mount Washburn trails and trailhead parking lots from Dunraven Pass and Chittenden Road will close Thursday, July 12, at 12 a.m.

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New Yellowstone Lewis River Bridge Proposed

Lewis River Bridge

A new Yellowstone Lewis River bridge is being proposed by National Park Service officials, and the NPS is seeking public comment on the project.

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Interested in Yellowstone Backcountry Riding? Day Ride Permit Returns

Visitor with horses enjoying the meadows of Astringent Creek;RG Johnsson;1965

Thinking about some Yellowstone backcountry riding this summer? The Park is returning the free day-ride permits program, designed for individuals who take stock on park trails without an overnight stay.

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Yellowstone Forever Funding $5.9M in Park Improvements

wolf artist paint pots 2017

Yellowstone Forever funding to the tune of $5.9 million will be used for 53 priority projects in Yellowstone National Park, including the wolf program, trailhead information displays, visitation analysis and black bear research.

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Plan For a Crowded Summer With Yellowstone Insider for Families 2018-2019!

Yellowstone Insider for Families

With record crowds descending on Yellowstone National Park so far in 2018, planning your trip has never been more important. So plan your trip with the perfect planner: Yellowstone Insider for Families 2018-2019!

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Another Elk Incident at Yellowstone’s Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel

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For the second time in three days, an incident between a cow elk protecting her young at Mammoth Hot Springs and a Yellowstone visitor landed someone in the hospital.

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Mammoth Employee Seriously Injured by Cow Elk

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A Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel employee was seriously injured after an encounter with a cow elk behind the hotel yesterday.

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