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Don’t Expect Drones in Yellowstone Any Time Soon: NPS

GoPro Camera on Drone

Though amateur and pro photographers are chomping at the bit to implement high-technology aerial photography in national parks, don’t expect drones in Yellowstone National Park any time soon — or ever.

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Yellowstone’s South Entrance Opens Today

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park’s South Entrance and the road between West Thumb and Old Faithful over Craig Pass opens today, with all five entrances now open for the season.

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Yellowstone Volcanic System Larger, More Stable Than Originally Thought

Yellowstone National Park

The end of the worlders say a Yellowstone eruption is imminent as the government quietly evacuates cities in the area, but the experts say the Yellowstone volcanic system is indeed larger than previously assumed, but also a lot more stable.

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Time to Plan Your 2015 Yellowstone Trip

Old Faithful Inn Postcard

Yes, we know most of you haven’t yet hit Yellowstone National Park this year, but now’s the time to plan your 2015 Yellowstone trip, as lodging reservations are now on sale.

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Jenny Lake Visitor Facilities Overhaul Approved

Jenny Lake Sunrise

An overhaul of visitor facilities in the Jenny Lake area of Grand Teton National Park has been approved by National Park Service officials, with the Grand Teton National Park Foundation leading the fundraising.

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NPS: Be Careful if Using Yellowstone East Entrance Friday

Yellowstone National Park

The Yellowstone East Entrance is still scheduled to open Friday, May 2 at 8 a.m., but National Park Service officials are warning about the potential of heavy, wet snow slides that could halt traffic.

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Yellowstone Launches Bear Spray Recycling Service

Black Bear

Black Bear

We've all been there: Hiking in Yellowstone National Park and armed with a trusty can of bear spray -- only to see the investment wasted when hitting the airport and realizing it's a banned item on the airplane. Park officials want to change that with a new recycling program.

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