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Plan to Restore Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout to Soda Butte Creek Approved

Cutthroat_Trout_Spawning

A plan to restore Yellowstone cutthroat trout into Soda Butte Creek has been approved for implementation.

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Last Week to Visit Yellowstone — If You Dare

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National ParkWe're down to the final week of the main season in Yellowstone National Park, with most roads slated to close next Monday morning at 8 a.m.

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Yellowstone Grizzly Population Slightly Down in 2011

Yellowstone Grizzly

Yellowstone Grizzly

The annual census of grizzly bear population in the Yellowstone National Park area showed a slight decline this year, leading experts to wonder if historic yearly growth in the numbers has come to an end.

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Yellowstone Visitation Remains Strong

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National ParkSome belated attendance news to consider: August visitation to Yellowstone National Park in 2011 topped the 800,000 mark for only the second time in the park’s history -- but was still below August 2010's figures.

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Yellowstone Visitation Numbers Down in June

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National ParkA bad economy, higher-than-normal fuel prices and a delayed spring pushed down visitation numbers in June for Yellowstone National Park, but it still ended up as the third-highest June visitation on record.

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Snow Still Factor in Slow Yellowstone Spring, as South Entrance Opens Tomorrow

Plowing to the East Entrance

Plowing to the East Entrance

Access to Yellowstone National Park this spring has been an adventure, to say the least: snow slides have forced the closure of the Sylvan Pass this week, but things should be helped with the opening of the South Entrance tomorrow.

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Yellowstone Opens Today!

Old Faithful parking lot

Old Faithful parking lot

They are the three most beautiful words in the English language: Yellowstone opens today. As of right now, the west side of the Park is open to traffic, despite some issues with snow, particularly in the Old Faithful area. Here's a look at the rest of the spring road-opening schedule.

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Yellowstone Set to Open Friday; Snow Still An Issue

Old Faithful Webcam

Old Faithful Webcam

Plows are out preparing for this Friday's opening of the Yellowstone National Park road system on the west side of the park, marking the official opening of the Summer 2011 season. Slated to open: the roads from West Yellowstone and Mammoth Hot Springs to Norris, Canyon, Madison and Old Faithful.

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Another Sign of Spring: Biking in Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park

Entrance SignWe're still weeks away from the formal spring opening of April 15 in Yellowstone National Park, but today we're seeing an event that's a sure sign of spring: adventurous bicyclists are being allowed on the road between West Yellowstone, Madison, Norris and Mammoth Hot Springs.

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Free Yellowstone Admission Weekends in 2011 Announced

Artist Point

Artist Point

On a budget and wanting to see America's Oldest National Park? Check out the calendar of free days and weekends announced today by the National Park Service.

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