Tag Archives: Grand Teton summer 2020

Why the surprisingly robust 2020 Yellowstone visitation? Thank COVID-19

Midway Geyser Basin, July 2020

In what’s been a most unusual season, 2020 Yellowstone visitation is as robust as ever, even though Yellowstone National Park is operating at less than full capacity, with plenty of services and lodgings shut down. So why are the crowds so robust? Blame the COVID.

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No new Yellowstone COVID-19 cases as of mid-July

North Entrance 2020

Despite a surprising number of visitors to the park in July, another round of testing yielded no new Yellowstone COVID-19 cases as of mid-July.

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Yellowstone fire danger now rated very high

Midway Geyser Basin crowds, NPS

With the summer season upon us and anecdotal evidence of crowds returning, it’s important to note that the Yellowstone fire danger is now currently rated as very high by the National Park Service.

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More GTNP services, campgrounds now open

We have more Grand Teton National Park services and campgrounds now open, as National Park Service officials follow their plan for a phased approach to summer 2020 openings.

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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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What can you expect now that Yellowstone is open?

Yellowstone 2020 opening

There were plenty of calls to open Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks for the summer 2020 season earlier, but various factors resulted in a limited launch yesterday. Here’s how to navigate those limits.

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Jackson Lake Lodge, Jenny Lake Lodge won’t open in 2020

More closures to note for Grand Teton National Park and concessionaire Grand Teton Lodging Company: Jackson Lake Lodge and Jenny Lake Lodge are not expected to open in the summer 2020 season.

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Grand Teton summer 2020 plans still to be determined

As with Yellowstone, the Grand Teton summer 2020 season is still a work in progress, as concessionaire Grand Teton Lodging Company has announced opening days for its facilities, but there’s no firm park opening date.

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