Tag Archives: 2021 Yellowstone season

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Testing of Yellowstone automated shuttles begins in May

We were warned Yellowstone automated shuttles were on the way in 2021, and they’ll be here in May, when testing of two new systems begins at Canyon Village.

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Yellowstone roads open this weekend

Yellowstone roads open this Friday, when western portions of the Grand Loop road will allow motorized traffic at 8 a.m. on April 16.

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