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Cooke City/Chief Joseph Highway Link Now Open

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone

For those needing an alternate route from Cody to Yellowstone National Park: Highway 212 between Cooke City and the Chief Joseph Highway has been plowed and is now open.

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Sylvan Pass Closed Indefinitely; Snow Causes Other Damage in Yellowstone

Sylvan Pass snow slide

Sylvan Pass snow slide

The Sylvan Pass will remained closed indefinitely as Yellowstone National Park road crews work to clear four significant snow slides and more than 20 feet of snow; meanwhile, officials are also finding the heavy snowpack caused more damage in Park buildings as well.

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Judge Halts Yellowstone Bison Grazing in Gardiner Basin

Yellowstone Bison

Yellowstone Bison

A Park County judge has issued a temporary restraining order against two Montana state agencies, preventing them from allowing Yellowstone National Park bison from grazing in the Gardiner Basin, pending a full hearing.

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Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day in Yellowstone

Yellowstone Golden Eagle

Yellowstone Golden Eagle

Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD) in Yellowstone National Park with ranger-led programs, activities at the the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, and more.

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NPS Seeks Input on Yellowstone Road Construction

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National ParkThe National Park Service is seeking public response to a plan for reconstructing a 15.9-mile segment of Yellowstone National Park’s northern Grand Loop Road between Golden Gate and Norris to improve visitor travel and streamline emergency services.

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Snow Still Factor in Slow Yellowstone Spring, as South Entrance Opens Tomorrow

Plowing to the East Entrance

Plowing to the East Entrance

Access to Yellowstone National Park this spring has been an adventure, to say the least: snow slides have forced the closure of the Sylvan Pass this week, but things should be helped with the opening of the South Entrance tomorrow.

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Release of Penned Yellowstone Bison Begins

Yellowstone Bison

Yellowstone Bison

The arrival of spring is good news for Yellowstone National Park bison penned at the Stephens Creek Bison Capture Facility, as a phased release back into the Park has begun after officials determine there's enough forage to support feeding.

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Cooke City Plowing Could Boost Yellowstone Wintertime Access

Cooke City

Cooke City

A proposal to plow U.S. Hwy. 212 between Cooke City and Pilot Creek would open Yellowstone National Park to the east -- providing alternative access from Cody and Billings -- but snowmobilers oppose the move.

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Input Sought on Yellowstone’s Specimen Creek Trail Reroute

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National ParkThe National Park Service is planning a reroute of the Specimen Creek Trail in the northwest portion of Yellowstone National Park and is soliciting comments on the project.

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Captured Yellowstone Bison to be Released Into Park

Yellowstone Bison

Yellowstone Bison

There will be no more slaughter of Yellowstone National Park bison this spring, as National Park Service (NPS) officials say the 770-plus bison penned at the Stephens Creek and Corwin Springs facilities will be released back into the Park.

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