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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

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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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Free Admission to Yellowstone Begins Tomorrow

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A big bonus if you’re heading out to Yellowstone National Park during opening weekend: As part of National Park Week, there is free admission to Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park beginning on Saturday, April 21.

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The Faces Behind The Old Faithful Webcam

Carolyn Aaronson, Webcam Operator

Do you ever look at the Old Faithful Geyser webcam?

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Yellowstone Fee Hikes on Tap for 2015

Mammoth Hot Springs at sunrise

Visitors to America’s oldest national park will see Yellowstone fee hikes starting on June 1, as an increase in entrance charges will fund important resource protection and visitor facility projects within the park, according to the National Park Service.

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Bears Emerging From Dens in Yellowstone

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Blame it on the groundhog perhaps, but bears have begun to emerge from their dens in Yellowstone National Park.

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Yellowstone Waiving Admission Fees Next Monday

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

Yellowstone National Park will be waiving admission fees next Monday, January 19.

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Final Days of the 2014 Yellowstone Summer Season

Buffalo Ranch in Lamar Valley

We’re gearing down for the end of the 2014 Yellowstone summer season, with most services shut down and many roads set to close in coming weeks. Still, this is a great time to visit the Park.

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Yellowstone Visitation Hits Almost Two Million So Far

South Entrance Opening 2013

Yellowstone visitation has peaked at nearly two million so far for the season.

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Canyon Village Receiving Prefabricated Lodge Units

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The Canyon Village redevelopment project is starting to take shape, with the arrival of prefabricated lodge units.

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