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Yellowstone, Xanterra Announce Plans In Case of Government Shutdown

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

Yellowstone National Park and Xanterra Parks & Resorts have released information about what will happen should the government shutdown occur tonight.

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Reopen Yellowstone National Park: Protestors

Protesters at Yellowstone's East Entrance

Two citizens groups met outside the North and East entrances yesterday with a simple request for federal officials: Reopen Yellowstone National Park.

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Another Casualty of Federal Shutdown: Yellowstone Association

Yellowstone Shutdown

More sad news to pass along regarding the ripple effects of the federal government shutdown: the nonprofit Yellowstone Association is furloughing employees and scaling back on its planned contribution to Yellowstone operations.

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Government Shutdown May Be Measured in Weeks, Not Days

Yellowstone Shutdown

With the current government shutdown in its second day, Congressional observers say it could be a matter of weeks before a resolution is in sight — which would close down Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks for the rest of the current season.

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Yellowstone Shutdown Official

Yellowstone Shutdown

Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park are officially closed for business as of today, but those staying in both parks will have two days to make alternative travel arrangements.

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Government Shutdown = Yellowstone Shutdown

South Entrance Opening 2013

In the event there is a government shutdown tonight, visitors will be immediately asked to leave Yellowstone National Park, and those staying overnight will be asked to leave in the next few days.

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