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Celebrate National Park Service Birthday on Sunday

Yellowstone bison 2019

Celebrate the National Park Service birthday in style on Sunday, Aug. 25, with free Grand Teton and Yellowstone admission to mark the occasion.

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Don’t Mess With A Yellowstone Bison Stampede

Yellowstone Traffic Jam

Yellowstone National Park can be a dangerous place, and a video showing an out-of-control Yellowstone bison stampede highlights that danger.

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A Year Later, Bacon Rind Fire Management Deemed Success

Bacon Rind Fire Aug. 16

A year ago, officials with Yellowstone National Park and Custer Gallatin National Forest decided to let the Bacon Rind Fire burn with minimal intervention. Today, that decision is deemed a success.

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Old Yellowstone: History of Giant Geyser

StereographofGiantGeyser

Giant Geyser is the central geyser of the Giant Group, which includes Mastiff Geyser and Bijou Geyser. In a “normal function eruption,” only Giant erupts, which means it will usually be shorter in terms of time and plume size, attaining 150 feet. Meanwhile, during a “Mastiff function eruption,” where Mastiff erupts alongside Giant (and sometimes Bijou), making Giant rocket upwards ...

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Pence: Divert Energy Royalty Money to Pay for National Park Infrastructure

Mike Pence in Yellowstone

In a speech delivered to NPS employees in front of Yellowstone National Park’s Old Faithful Geyser, Vice President Mike Pence repeated a Trump Administration call for proceeds on public-lands energy drilling leases to be diverted to addressing a $12-billion backlog of critical National Park infrastructure maintenance.

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How Were Yellowstone Poachers Caught? A Trail on Social Media

Yellowstone mountain lion - NPS

When three Livingston (MT) men pled guilty to poaching a male mountain lion in the northern section of Yellowstone, Park officials did not release details of the investigation. Turns out, they were tracked down via prolific social-media posts.

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Leslie Reynolds New Yellowstone Interim Chief Ranger

Leslie Reynolds

We have a new interim chief ranger in Yellowstone National Park, with Leslie Reynolds named to the post by Superintendent Cam Sholly, as the National Park Service embarks on a search for a permanent appointment.

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Pence Yellowstone Visit Set for Thursday

Mammoth road repair, June 2019

A head’s-up if you’re planning a trip to Yellowstone National Park tomorrow: A Mike Pence Yellowstone visit is set for June 13, as the Vice President will fly into Yellowstone Airport in West Yellowstone and then proceed to the Old Faithful area and the Old Faithful Visitors Center.

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More Yellowstone Openings on Tap This Weekend

Yellowstone South Entrance, May 7, 2019 NPS

The month-long process of opening Yellowstone National Park for the 2019 summer season continues on Friday, as several road sections will welcome auto traffic and the Lake Yellowstone Hotel will opens its doors to the public.

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Livingston Men Sentenced for Yellowstone Poaching

Yellowstone mountain lion - NPS

Three Livingston (MT) men pled guilty to poaching a male mountain lion in the northern section of Yellowstone National Park at the end of 2018.

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