Tag Archives: Old Faithful

Don’t Look Now, But Yellowstone National Park Opens Friday

Bison in Yellowstone

Despite the snow and cold rain coming down on much of the United States, there’s a faint glimmer of summer as Yellowstone National Park opens for 2014 this Friday — and it’s free over the weekend.

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Yellowstone National Park opens for “summer”

Yellowstone snow plowing, 2013

Though there’s still plenty of snow on the ground, Yellowstone National Park is open for business today, with the West and North Entrances providing access to the Old Faithful area.

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Yellowstone Park Foundation Announces $600,000 in 2013 Grants

Bechler River

Continuing its strong tradition of fundraising for Yellowstone National Park, the Yellowstone Park Foundation announced $600,000 in grants for Spring 2013.

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More Bad Weather Forcing Road Closures in Yellowstone National Park

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Yellowstone National ParkMore bad weather is forcing road closures in Yellowstone National Park this morning, as two sections of the Grand Loop Road are closed to car traffic.

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Bad Weather Forcing Yellowstone Road Closures — But All Clear Now

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Yellowstone National ParkMore bad weather forced a slew of road closures in Yellowstone National Park this morning, as well as the seasonal closure of the Beartooth Highway and the Dunraven Pass portion of the Grand Loop Road, but the snow cleared, allowing roads to reopen this afternoon.

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Yellowstone’s South Entrance, Craig Pass Closed Because of Snow

Mount Washburn

Mount Washburn

We had snow delay the start of the Yellowstone National Park spring season, and now it threatens the fall as well, as the South Entrance, the Beartooth Pass and Craig Pass are closed because of unsafe driving conditions.

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Another Late-Season Fire in Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone Entrance SignThough it's late in the season, there's still the danger of forest fires in Yellowstone National Park, as lightning caused a new fire near Shoshone Lake -- the 21st wildland fire in the Park this summer.

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Comments Sought for Changes to Yellowstone’s Old Geyser/Biscuit Basin Trail

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Yellowstone National ParkNational Park Service officials at Yellowstone National Park are looking at changes to a portion of trail connecting the Upper Geyser Basin near Old Faithful to Biscuit Basin, and they're seeking public input.

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Planning Your Memorial Day Weekend Yellowstone Visit

Mammoth-Tower

Rockslide between Mammoth and Tower

With several road closures -- including the road between Mammoth Hot Springs and Tower Junction due to rockslide-- on the traditional start of the real summer season in Yellowstone National Park, some planning is in order to avoid closed roads and rough patches.

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Tour Group Fined for Walking Right Up to Old Faithful

Old Faithful

Old Faithful

You can't protect idiots against themselves: Yellowstone National Park rangers issued citations Wednesday evening to members of a tour group for walking on the cone of Old Faithful.

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