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Crisis Averted; Yellowstone Will Open Next Week

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YellowstoneWith Congressional leaders and President Barack Obama reaching a budget agreement late last night, there will be no shutdown of Yellowstone National Park, as the NPS preps for the seasonal opening April 15.

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How Government Shutdown Would Affect Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National ParkNext week -- Friday, April 15, to be exact -- portions of Yellowstone National Park are set to open to the public as the Summer 2011 season starts. Slated to open: the roads from West Yellowstone and Mammoth Hot Springs to Norris, Canyon, Madison and Old Faithful. But if a government shutdown happens this Friday, there's a chance this opening will be scrapped.

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Another Sign of Spring: Biking in Yellowstone

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Entrance SignWe're still weeks away from the formal spring opening of April 15 in Yellowstone National Park, but today we're seeing an event that's a sure sign of spring: adventurous bicyclists are being allowed on the road between West Yellowstone, Madison, Norris and Mammoth Hot Springs.

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Winter Images of Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone Bison

Yellowstone BisonPhotographers are invited to share their favorite winter images of the region with the public during the Third Annual Winter Photo Festival to be held early next month in West Yellowstone.

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Yellowstone Visitation Down Slightly Again in January

Cross-Country Skier

Cross-Country SkierFewer folks visited Yellowstone National Park in January 2011 than in January 2010, as bad weather and a poor economy presumably cut down on the number of visitors heading to the Park for day visits and guided snowmobile tours.

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Yellowstone Area Webcams: Windows to the Park

North Entrance

You're in the midst of a bad day: too many demands on your time, too many crowds, too much of the world.

The perfect escape: Yellowstone National Park. And the perfect tools for providing those escapes: webcams.

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Rumblings on the Edge of Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone SignA year since a swarm of earthquakes hit an area right outside Yellowstone National Park, sensors have detected a series of small (under 1.7 on the Richter scale) micro earthquakes in roughly the same area over the last week. Is this just a burp, foretelling of another swarm, or more?

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VP Biden to Visit Yellowstone National Park Monday

Yellowstone National Park

If you're in Yellowstone National Park Monday, you may want to adjust your travel plans accordingly: Vice President Joe Biden will be visiting the Madison Junior Ranger Station to speak and survey Recovery Act projects in the Park. Yes, there might be a small caravan tying up the road between West and Madison Junction that morning.

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Conference to Discuss Winter Use in Yellowstone

Cross-Country Skier

As the debate over winter use in Yellowstone National Park continues, the Yellowstone Business Partnership (YBP) has put together an intriguing lineup for next week's annual conference: "Re-Envisioning Winter: Making the Most of Greater Yellowstone’s Longest Season."

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Spring Yellowstone Bison Hazing Begins

Yellowstone Bison

Bison

It's time for the annual roundup of Yellowstone National Park bison, as Montana officials begin hazing the almost 150 bison who wandered off the farm this winter.

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