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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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Midway Through Summer, Yellowstone National Park Booked Solid — But Don’t Despair

Old Faithful Inn

Old Faithful Inn

It's always best to reserve rooms at Yellowstone National Park as early as you can, but that's not always possible. Here are some tips for staying in the Yellowstone area during an impromptu July or August visit.

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Grant Village

We are not going to lead you astray and tell you the hotel rooms at Grant Village are high on our list of favorite places to stay in Yellowstone National Park. Truth be told, they're our least favorite. They lack any sort of character; no standard-issue Yellowstone lodge furniture. The exteriors look like they could be anywhere in the northern United States; no echoes of parkitecture here. Above all, they don't feel like they are part of Yellowstone. The six buildings with 50 units apiece are utterly interchangeable and fairly anonymous.

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Lake Lodge

Back when Yellowstone National Park was first starting out, most of the tourists coming out to see the park were those who could afford the trip out there. That is why places such as the Lake Hotel aren't just humongous log cabins. Lake Hotel was built for the cultured (i.e. rich) tourists who were coming out to the Park. Lake Hotel's Ionic columns and sense of elegancy reflects this (it's also the most expensive hotel in the park).

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Preparing for the 2008 Yellowstone Season: The Lodging Challenge

It’s a beautiful day, the kids are entering their final weeks of school, and you’re finally thinking about that summer vacation. Given recent hikes in airfares, flying the family somewhere is out of the question, so you decide on a automobile vacation. And what better destination for a car trip than Yellowstone National Park? Good luck with that plan, bub. …

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Roosevelt Lodge Cabins

The cabins at Roosevelt Lodge are among the first to be sold out at the beginning of every summer. It's not because of any great location -- the cabins are located on the east side of the Park, far away from the Park's trademark geyser fields to the west -- nor is it because the cabins are nestled on the edge of a lovely landmark like Lake Yellowstone.

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