Tag Archives: 2021 Yellowstone season

Yellowstone roads closing early tonight

Yellowstone bison

Expected bad weather in the next few days is causing officials to call for almost all Yellowstone roads closing early tonight at 7 p.m. local, a closing moved up from noon on Monday.

Read More »

Yellowstone September 2021 visitation sets more records

August 2021 Yellowstone visitation

Yellowstone National Park exceeds 4 million visitors in the year to date, Yellowstone’s September 2021 visitation is an all-time record for any September, and Grand Teton National Park reports the second-busiest September ever.

Read More »

August 2021 Yellowstone visitation is another record

August 2021 Yellowstone visitation

The numbers are in: August 2021 Yellowstone visitation is another record month, as almost a million people visit America’s first national park.

Read More »

Yellowstone Labor Day vehicle entries up 21 percent

June 2021 Yellowstone visitation

Everyone was expecting a huge Yellowstone Labor Day weekend, and sure enough it happened, with the number of vehicles entering the park some 21 percent over 2019.

Read More »

Yellowstone mask mandate returns

COVID-19 distancing at Snow Lodge gift show

A Grand Teton and Yellowstone mask mandate returns, as rising COVID-19 rates causes the National Park Service to require masks in crowded outdoor spaces and all indoor spaces.

Read More »

Big 2021 Yellowstone Fourth of July weekend

Inspiration Point 2018 renovations

It was a big Yellowstone Fourth of July weekend this year, as almost 50,000 vehicle entries were recorded over the holiday, representing an 8 percent rise over 2019.

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 »

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 »

Demand makes Yellowstone overnight trip planning a challenge

Old Faithful Inn at night

Unless you made your reservations months ago, a Yellowstone overnight trip in 2021 will be a challenge, with lodging virtually sold out for the summer and available regional housing on the expensive side.

Read More »

More Yellowstone openings on tap today

Continental Divide

With the opening of several road segments today at 8 a.m., all roads slated to be open this year in Yellowstone National Park are accessible to the public.

Read More »