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Snowmobile Permit Lottery Starts September 1, 2016

snowmobiling fountain flats

Starting tomorrow, September 1, snowmobilers can enter a lottery for a non-commercial trip permit in Yellowstone National Park.

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Public Comment Sought on Winter Use Plan

Yellowstone in Winter, Bombardier, snowcoach

Public comment is sought on a Winter Use Plan for Yellowstone National Park. Between now and August 21, 2015, visitors will be able to submit comments here on a draft of the Winter Use Adaptive Management Plan, which seeks to improve the winter Yellowstone experience with public and science input.

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NPS Passes on New Yellowstone Winter Use Plan; Will Extend Old Plan by One Year

Yellowstone in Winter, Bombardier, snowcoach

Yellowstone in Winter

After months of political pressure and a high level of local interest, the National Park Service is backing off plans to issue a permanent Winter Use Plan for Yellowstone National Park and will instead use the previous rules for 2011-2012.

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Mead: Don’t Limit Sleds in Yellowstone

Yellowstone in Winter, Bombardier, snowcoach

Yellowstone Winter

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead joined the chorus of state elected officials opposing a lowering in the number of snowmobiles allowed in Yellowstone National Park in the winter season -- but we're not sure the limits matter so much anymore.

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Barrasso Urges Changes in Yellowstone Winter Use Plan

Yellowstone in Winter, Bombardier, snowcoach

Yellowstone National Park in Winter

Senator John Barrasso, a Republican from Wyoming, is urging Yellowstone National Park officials to allow more snowmobiles in the Park during winter months and do away with requirements that snowmobilers be accompanied by a guide.

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Yellowstone Winter Use Plan Now Open for Public Comment

Yellowstone National Park in Winter

Yellowstone National Park in Winter

Have an opinion about the proposed winter-use plan now being considered for Yellowstone National Park? Now's your chance to comment, as the National Park Service has published the plan in the Federal Register and opened things for review.

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Comment on Yellowstone Winter Use Plan Via Webinar

Yellowstone in Winter

Yellowstone in Winter

Yellowstone National Park officials want to hear what you have to say about the draft Winter Use Plan currently under review -- so much that webinars have been scheduled to allow for remote access.

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Early Reaction to Proposed Yellowstone Winter Plan: Mixed

Winter in Yellowstone

Winter in Yellowstone

No one seems particularly happy with the proposed Winter Use Plan put forward by Yellowstone National Park officials earlier this month -- and that may be good news for those who actually want to see it implemented.

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NPS Unveils Draft Winter Use Plan for Yellowstone with Variable Daily Limits

Yellowstone in Winter, Bombardier, snowcoach

Call it the Yellowstone National Park equivalent of demand-based planning: a draft Winter Use Plan from the National Park Service has variable daily-use limits based on demand and overall usage numbers.

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Yellowstone Officials: No Winter Biking in Park

Cross-Country Skier

Yellowstone in WinterWhen Rick Buchanan asked about biking in Yellowstone National Park during the winter season, he was told to stay away: the only approved methods of transportation -- per the Winter Management Plan -- are guided snowmobiles, coaches and snowshoes. Should biking be considered in future plans?

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