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Another Yellowstone Bison Incident — This One With a Twist

bison wallowing June 20 2017

There is another Yellowstone bison incident to pass along, but this one is a little unusual: it involves a bison, a construction worker and a stretch of road east of Fishing Bridge.

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Learning from 1988’s Yellowstone Fires

crown fire_old Faithful photo shop

It seems hard to believe, but 1988’s Yellowstone fires are all of sudden 30 years ago. “Sometimes it seems like 30 weeks,” Roy Renkin, a park biologist and vegetation researcher said recently.

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Yes, Steamboat Geyser Keeps Erupting. No, No One Knows Why

steamboat

After several eruptions in June, Steamboat Geyser activity took a break for 21 days before erupting again in early July. In addition, there’s been more activity in dormant areas. Is there anything unusual happening in Yellowstone National Park?

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Yellowstone Crowds Generated Second-Busiest June in Park History

cars at south entrance

Yes, the stories about lines and traffic jams created by Yellowstone crowds are indeed true, as the National Park Service tallied 810,884 visits in June 2018, a slight increase over last year (803,652 visits) and below June 2016 (838,316 visits) numbers, which remains the busiest June ever in Yellowstone.

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Three High on Life Videobloggers Meet Tragic Ending

Idiot on GPS 3

You may remember the members of High on Life SundayFundayz group when five members of the Canadian group pled guilty to several crimes in American National Parks, including a jaunt across Grand Prismatic Spring. Recent news about High on Life, however, has been tragic.

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Hayden Fire Emerges in Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

With the Yellowstone National Park fire danger level upgraded last week to moderate, we’re now seeing the first fire activity of 2018, with the lightning-ignited Hayden Fire visible from the Grand Loop Road between Canyon Village and Mud Volcano.

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Mount Washburn Trails, Parking Lots To Close Thursday AM

Mount Washburn Fire Lookout

Plan accordingly: Popular Mount Washburn trails and trailhead parking lots from Dunraven Pass and Chittenden Road will close Thursday, July 12, at 12 a.m.

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New Yellowstone Lewis River Bridge Proposed

Lewis River Bridge

A new Yellowstone Lewis River bridge is being proposed by National Park Service officials, and the NPS is seeking public comment on the project.

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Interested in Yellowstone Backcountry Riding? Day Ride Permit Returns

Visitor with horses enjoying the meadows of Astringent Creek;RG Johnsson;1965

Thinking about some Yellowstone backcountry riding this summer? The Park is returning the free day-ride permits program, designed for individuals who take stock on park trails without an overnight stay.

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Yellowstone Visitation Study Launches

Yellowstone 2018 surbey

There is broad agreement that Yellowstone National Park is far too crowded during the summer’s peak season. To work on potential solutions, a new Yellowstone visitation study will research visitor demographics and actions.

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