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Wenk Departure Spurs Yellowstone Transition Time

Dan Wenk

With big crowds still descending on Yellowstone and regional disputes over bison spilling into Montana, the future of America’s first National Park is under scrutiny, especially with Dan Wenk’s imminent departure as superintendent.

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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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Yellowstone Forever Funding $5.9M in Park Improvements

wolf artist paint pots 2017

Yellowstone Forever funding to the tune of $5.9 million will be used for 53 priority projects in Yellowstone National Park, including the wolf program, trailhead information displays, visitation analysis and black bear research.

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Busiest Yellowstone May Visitation Ever Reported in 2018

cars at south entrance

The numbers are in: We saw the highest Yellowstone May visitation numbers ever in 2018, which will undoubtedly lead to more discussions of how best to handle increasingly larger crowds in America’s first national park.

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Yellowstone Superintendent Dan Wenk Mulls Future at Park

Dan Wenk

Following a report in the Washington Post, Yellowstone Superintendent Dan Wenk has reportedly spent more time thinking about his future.

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Officials Ponder How to Handle High Visitation to Yellowstone

bison jam swan lake flat 2016

With the approach of the summer season, one thing is certain: there’s going to be a lot of people in Yellowstone National Park.

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Construction Starts Between Fishing Bridge and Indian Pond

visitors on fishing bridge 2012

Road work has begun on a stretch of the East Entrance road between Fishing Bridge and Indian Pond in Yellowstone National Park.

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Greater Yellowstone Coalition Symposium Tackles Recreation

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

At a symposium in Bozeman, Montana, members of the Greater Yellowstone Coalition discussed public lands health and access.

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Yellowstone Entrance Fees to Rise June 1

roosevelt arch

Beginning June 1, 2018, it will cost $35 per car to get a seven-day pass into Yellowstone National Park.

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