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October 2017 Third Busiest on Record for Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

October 2017 marked the third busiest October in Yellowstone National Park history, a marked decline given the recent visitation trend.

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Inside Yellowstone National Park’s Executive House

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The front yard was covered in lounging elk when I pulled up in front of the Executive House at Mammoth Hot Springs a few weeks ago to interview the historic home’s new resident.

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Yellowstone and Grand Teton Sell More Interagency Annual Passes Following Last Fee Hike

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

Since the last National Park Service fee hike, Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks have sold more all-parks passes than any other in the National Park System.

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NPS Approves Yellowstone NEON Monitoring Site

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The National Park Service has approved the construction of a National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) site on Yellowstone’s Blacktail Deer Plateau.

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Winter Storms Close Most Yellowstone Roads

Dunraven Pass

Winter storms have closed most of the roads in Yellowstone National Park—possibly for the remainder of the weekend and, hence, the season.

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Lucky Minerals Inc. Announces Investor in Yellowstone Gold Drilling Plan

Courtesy of the Interior Department

Lucky Minerals Inc. has announced an investor for its plans to drill for gold in the Paradise Valley north of Yellowstone National Park.

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Most Yellowstone Roads, Entrances Closing November 6

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Most of Yellowstone National Park’s interior roads and entrances will close 8 a.m. Monday, November 6 to wheeled vehicles.

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Wyoming Game and Fish to Host Grizzly Info Meetings

Yellowstone grizzly blacktail deer plateau

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will be hosting meetings to solicit public comment on Yellowstone grizzly management.

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One Acre Burned This Fire Season in Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

Only one acre of Yellowstone National Park burned this fire season, a marked decline from 2016, which saw the most fire activity since 1988.

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NPS Weighs Peak Season Entry Fees to Yellowstone, Other Parks

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

Yellowstone National Park may have to institute peak season entry fees, raising the entrance fee from $30 to $70 per vehicle during the summer.

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