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North, Northeast entrances open for Silver Gate, Cooke City access

Old Faithful snowy May 23

With no public notice, Yellowstone officials opened the North and Northeast Entrances, with visitors allowed to drive directly through the park for Silver Gate and Cooke City access.

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Sholly: Limited 2020 Yellowstone opening a success

2020 Yellowstone opening May 18

After the first three days of an extremely unusual 2020 Yellowstone opening in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Superintendent Cam Sholly shares information on visitation, next steps and more.

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When will Yellowstone Montana gates open? Still in planning phases

Old Faithful May 18

With Gov. Steve Bullock lifting Montana’s 14-day out-of-state quarantine as of June 1, as well as other coronavirus-caused closings, the next step will be the potential opening of the three Yellowstone Montana gates, but work needs to be done before a full summer 2020 opening.

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Sholly: We could see Yellowstone opening plan soon

Yellowstone social distancing

With states surrounding the park loosening stay-at-home and out-of-state quarantine rules, we may see a Yellowstone opening plan as the Memorial Day weekend approaches.

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Change in summer 2020 Yellowstone plans: Old Faithful Inn may open

Xanterra has altered its summer 2020 Yellowstone plans, still offering limited lodging options but holding out the possibility that Old Faithful Inn may open this year.

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Old Faithful Inn closed for 2020 Yellowstone summer season

Old Faithful Inn

Xanterra has issued further information on what 2020 Yellowstone lodging and services will be available on June 15–and, sadly, Old Faithful Inn and sit-down restaurants will be closed for the entire summer season.

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Don’t look for Yellowstone opening until late May–at the earliest

After an April Yellowstone opening was delayed by coronavirus precautions, it’s clear that a potential late May opening will be limited at best, with few services offered and concessionaire Xanterra delaying operations until June 15.

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Yellowstone National Park closed indefinitely

West Gate Closing 2020

After requests from local county officials and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, Superintendent Cam Sholly announces that Yellowstone National Park is closed indefinitely, as is Grand Teton National Park.

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Xanterra Yellowstone lodges closed through May 21

Old Faithful Inn

Concessionaire Xanterra is suspending down all public national parks operations, including Yellowstone lodges and dining, through May 21 in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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First 2020 Yellowstone shutdowns due to coronavirus announced

We have the first 2020 Yellowstone shutdowns due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, as the Albright Visitor Center in Mammoth Hot Springs is temporarily closed.

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