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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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Final chapter in Petito saga ends on sad note

Gabby Petito

The sad Gabby Petito saga that begins with her and Brian Laundrie crossing the country and ends with her strangulated to death near Grand Teton National Park is finally over, with the FBI finding near his remains a notebook with a confession he killed her.

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Reservations for Grand Teton National Park campgrounds now centralized

You’ll be able to access one-stop shopping for all John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway and Grand Teton National Park campgrounds in 2022, as reservations are now centralized on Recreation.gov.

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