Issues

Yellowstone fire danger raised to very high

The heat and dry conditions continue, as the Yellowstone fire danger has been raised to very high by the National Park Service.

Read More »

2021 Yellowstone fire season begins

Grand Teton fire danger

The 2021 Yellowstone fire season has begun, as crews work to suppress the Elk Creek Fire, 0.1 acre in size and located in the northern portion of the Park.

Read More »

Long-term forecast: Drier, warmer Yellowstone region climate

What you are seeing these days in the Greater Yellowstone Area’s long, hot summer may just be the start of a trend, as research regarding climate trends in the region indicates a drier, warmer Yellowstone National Park.

Read More »

First 2021 Yellowstone bear incident reported

Yellowstone grizzly

The first 2021 Yellowstone bear incident has been reported to National Park Service officials, as a solo hiker was attacked while hiking on Beaver Ponds Trail at Mammoth Hot Springs.

Read More »

First Yellowstone grizzly bear sighting of 2021 in the books

grizzly bear

It’s a sure sign of spring: the first Yellowstone grizzly bear sighting of 2021 is in the books, as one was spotted in the northern part of the park by a pilot supporting park wildlife studies.

Read More »

Yellowstone shuttles planned for 2021 debut

Traffic near Midway Geyser Basin

We will see two new Yellowstone shuttles serving the busiest parts of the park in 2021, as National Park Service officials announce two pilot projects for future evaluation.

Read More »

Still no Lone Star Fire growth, but spread expected

Lone Star Fire

Still no Lone Star Fire growth in the past few days, but Yellowstone National Park officials expect to see some with warmer temperatures and drier conditions.

Read More »

No recent Lone Star Fire spread, but that should change

Lone Star Fire

Cool, wet weather put a hold on the Yellowstone National Park Lone Star Fire growth, but warmer, drier weather in the upcoming week should give it ample fuel for a future spread.

Read More »

Lone Star Fire expansion now at an estimated 3,346 acres

Lone Star Fire expansion

Lone Star Fire expansion was rapid in the last day, with the size of the Yellowstone wildfire now doubled at an estimated 3,346 acres, thanks to favorable weather conditions and lots of mature growth in its path.

Read More »

Lone Star Fire widens after hitting mature growth

Lone Star Fire widens

The Lone Star Fire widens to 1,500 acres after favorable weather conditions pushes new activity toward a mature, unburned forest of spruce, fir, and lodgepole pine.

Read More »