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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Yellowstone, Grand Teton roads open to non-motorized traffic 

Grand Teton National Park biking

Portions of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks are now open to non-motorized traffic, with cyclists, walkers and rollerbladers cleared to traverse various roads in the parks.

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Moose-Wilson Road construction on tap for Grand Teton NP

Some road closures to plan around when you visit Grand Teton National Park this summer, as Moose-Wilson Road construction will cause a closure of the road on weekdays.

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First 2022 Yellowstone grizzly sighting in the books

grizzly bear

We have the first 2022 Yellowstone grizzly sighting in the books, as a pilot working on park research sighted an adult bear walking in a meadow in the west-central part of the park.

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2021-2022 Yellowstone winter season winding down

Yellowstone winter season

It’s not been an especially hard winter by local standards, but we always look forward to signs of spring–and a big one is when we have the Yellowstone winter season closures for oversnow travel by snowmobile and snowcoach at hand.

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Yellowstone telecom improvements on tap

This has been a contentious issue for years, and now it becomes a reality in 2023, as Yellowstone telecom improvements in the form of fiber optic cable are on tap for installation next summer.

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Local business push for lowered wolf hunting, trapping in Yellowstone region

Arguing that the presence of wolves in the Yellowstone region is a economic asset, a local group of businesses is asking Montana to scale back trapping and hunting of wolves in the area.

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Judge orders FWS to reexamine Yellowstone bison protections

Yellowstone bison, winter 2020, NPS

U.S. District Court Judge Randolph D. Moss ordered the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to revisit Yellowstone bison protections under the Endangered Species Act, ruling that FWS improperly rejected evidence submitted by bison protection advocates.

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Nasty behavior leads to jail time for Yellowstone visitor

It’s nine months in prison for a Yellowstone National Park visitor who drunkenly assaulted visitors, staff and law-enforcement officers while causing plenty of physical damage at Lake Yellowstone Hotel on September 25, 2021.

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