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Cutthroat Trout Restoration in Yellowstone’s Grayling Creek Begins

The first step in Arctic grayling and native westslope cutthroat trout restoration in Yellowstone National Park’s Grayling Creek — removing non-native trout — begins this week.

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Yellowstone Visitation Up, Down in July 2013

South Entrance Opening 2013

The number of cars entering Yellowstone National Park in July 2013 was up over a year ago, but the National Park Service‘s new method of calculating Yellowstone visitation yielded a decrease in estimated arrivals.

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New Fire in Northeast Yellowstone: Druid Fire

Druid Peak

With the fire danger in Yellowstone National Park being high these days, we expect to see a lot of stories this: NPS officials report a new incident, the Druid Fire, approximately two miles north of the Northeast Entrance Road on the northern aspect of Druid Peak overlooking the Lamar Valley.

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Snake Fire Update: Wet Weather Slows Spread

Snake Fire

The Snake Fire, caused by lightning earlier this week about three miles east of the Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, has failed to spread in the wake of wet weather, leading to the opening of several backcountry trails.

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Snake Fire Kicks off Yellowtone Fire Season

Snake Fire

We’re officially in fire season in Yellowstone National Park, as the 190-acre Snake Fire is burning in heavy timber about three miles east of the South Entrance.

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Steamboat Geyser Erupts for First Time in Eight Years

The enigmatic and unpredictable Steamboat Geyser erupted for the first time in eight years, giving a small group of random Yellowstone National Park visitors a very rare and special experience.

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Lone Star Geyser

Lone Star Geyser

With its fairly regular eruption cycle and prominent ten-foot tall cone, Lone Star Geyser is one of the standout geysers in Yellowstone. How is it, then, that it hasn’t become a major attraction on par with Old Faithful? Part of the problem, perhaps, is that you can’t drive to it.

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Will Yosemite Prove to be Model for Yellowstone of the Future?

Cars in Yellowstone

Cutting back access to popular areas and curtailing services are two items on a potential makeover of Yosemite National Park. Could the same happen in the Yellowstone of the future?

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Yellowstone Wolves: Bad for Elk, Good for Bears

Yellowstone Grizzly

While it’s far from clear Yellowstone wolves have impacted the regional elk population, one thing is clear: the decline in elk is good news for bears fattening up on berries.

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Don’t Tempt the Yellowstone Bears With Improper Food Storage

Yellowstone bear

If you do something to attract a bear with sloppy food management, you may face a fine, as there’s the chance Yellowstone National Park officials could cite you for improper food storage.

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