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Yellowstone Roads Reopen, But Conditions Fluid

Yellowstone in Winter

After a nasty spring snowstorm that dumped more than a foot of snow in the region, two roads within Yellowstone National Park have reopened -- but visitors are required to use snow tires and take care.

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Heavy Snow Force Closure of Yellowstone National Park Roads

Yellowstone in Winter

Heavy spring snows have caused National Park Service officials to close down most of the roads within Yellowstone National Park, as a foot of new snow fell in a two-hour stretch, toppling power lines and causing all sorts of havoc.

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Have a Jones for Yellowstone? Bike West, Young Person

Yellowstone National Park

We are between seasons in Yellowstone National Park; the winter season has ended and the spring season won't be here until April 16, when some of the Yellowstone Grand Loop Road is expected to open. But you can still visit Yellowstone in this offseason, albeit in a limited fashion: On bike.

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Summer Construction in Yellowstone: A Preview

Yellowstone National Park

There's always a big challenge every summer in Yellowstone National Park: planning around the realities of road construction. Here's a glimpse at what to expect this summer.

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Yellowstone Gems: West Thumb

West Thumb

One of the joys of wandering through Yellowstone National Park is stumbling across one of its many unique gems. True, pools, basins, mud volcanoes, and geysers are everywhere in the park. They are what helped make Yellowstone America’s first National Park. In the next few weeks we’ll be taking inside looks at gems found not that far off the beaten path. Today we’ll look at one basin that is often overlooked when stacked against all the bigger, seemingly more active basins: West Thumb Basin.

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2012-2013 Yellowstone National Park Opening and Closing Dates

Here are the 2012-2013 closing dates you’ll need to plan your next visit to Yellowstone National Park. These dates are current as of October 21, 2012. Bridge Bay Campground: Closed; opens late May. Dock Rental: Closed; opens late May. Scenic Cruises: Closed; opens early June. Guide Boats (outboards): Closed; opens early June. Marina Store: Closed; opens late May. Canyon Village ...

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