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Plan Ahead: Your 2020 Yellowstone Road Construction Calendar

Here’s some information to keep in mind as you plan next year’s travels: the outlines of the 2020 Yellowstone road construction schedule has been announced by the National Park Service.

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Comments Sought on Yellowstone River Bridge Replacement

Yellowstone River Bridge deterioration

The National Park Service is seeking comments on three proposals for a Yellowstone River Bridge replacement in Yellowstone National Park, located on the Northeast Entrance Road near Tower Junction.

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Winter Bison Hunt Unnecessarily Risky: Yellowstone Neighbors

Yellowstone bison 2019

A winter bison hunt outside the Yellowstone National Park boundaries in a confined area, Beattie Gulch, is unnecessarily risky and puts residents in that area in danger, according to a new lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

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Yellowstone Visitation Numbers Down in September 2019

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

September 2019 Yellowstone visitation was down when compared to September 2018 numbers, with  693,118 visits in representing a 4.3 percent decrease from the year before.

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Dunraven Pass Closed for the 2019 Season

Dunraven Pass 2019 NPS

Another weather-related closure to note: predicted bad weather is causing the National Park Service to close the Dunraven Pass — the stretch of Grand Loop Road between Tower Fall and Canyon Junction — for the season.

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Winter Storms Hit Yellowstone Region

With winter storms hitting the Rockies and the western United States, we have our first early closing in the Yellowstone National Park region: the Beartooth Highway between the Hwy. 212/296 intersection and Red Lodge is now closed for the season.

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Take Note of Norris Geyser Basin Closure on Monday, Tuesday

Something to note as you travel the Park this fall: a scheduled Norris Geyser Basin closure on Monday and Tuesday is planned to accommodate road improvement work at Norris Junction.

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E-Bikes on Tap for Yellowstone, Grand Teton

Yellowstone biking

E-bikes will be allowed in Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park in areas where traditional bikes are allowed, as the National Park Service expands e-bike usage across the country.

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August 2019 Yellowstone Visitation Up Slightly from 2018

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

The numbers are in: August 2019 Yellowstone visitation is up slightly from 2018’s tallies, with total 2019 visitation numbers down slightly from 2018.

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Yellowstone Fire Danger Level Downgraded to Moderate

Wahb Fire Map

The Yellowstone fire danger level has been downgraded to moderate, as cool weather and moisture in the air has mitigated the fire risk in Yellowstone National Park.

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