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Yellowstone Shutdown Official

Yellowstone Shutdown

Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park are officially closed for business as of today, but those staying in both parks will have two days to make alternative travel arrangements.

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Government Shutdown = Yellowstone Shutdown

South Entrance Opening 2013

In the event there is a government shutdown tonight, visitors will be immediately asked to leave Yellowstone National Park, and those staying overnight will be asked to leave in the next few days.

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Beartooth Highway To Temporarily Close Tonight

Beartooth Highway

Looks like we got out of Cooke City just in time: with the first big winter storm expected tonight, the Beartooth Highway is temporarily closing tonight.

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Free Yellowstone Admission Next Weekend

Old Faithful Visitors Center

The weather looks like it will cooperate for free Yellowstone admission next weekend, as the National Park Service commemorates National Public Lands Day on Sept. 28.

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Little New Information in Yellowstone Campsite Shooting

We now have the identity of a weekend gunshot victim in Yellowstone National Park — three-year-old Ella Marie Tucker from Pocatello, Idaho — but few other details about the incident.

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Child Dead in Yellowstone Handgun Incident

A child is dead this morning in an incident at Grant Village Campground in Yellowstone National Park after shooting herself with a handgun, according to National Park Service authorities.

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Yellowstone Celebrity Sighting: James Taylor

James Taylor in Hayden Valley

You don’t hear much about celebrity sightings in Yellowstone National Park, but here’s one worth noting: James Taylor posted shots from a recent visit there.

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Yellowstone National Park Visitation Hits 2.5M in August

South Entrance Opening 2013

Yellowstone National Park visitation is over 2.5 million for 2013, with the vast majority of those visits — over 2.1 million — coming in June, July and August.

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Druid Fires Continue to Smoulder in Yellowstone National Park

Aug. 21, Alum Fire

The six fires comprising the Druid Fire Complex continue to smoulder in Yellowstone National Park, with activity expected to diminish despite warmer weather and the chance of thunderstorms over the weekend.

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Cool, Wet Weather Further Dampens Druid Fire Complex

Morning meeting

Another day of cool and wet weather has further dampened the Druid Fire Complex, as the six Yellowstone National Park fires are showing no smoke.

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