Tag Archives: Yellowstone National Park

Another court report: Author/tour guide found guilty of Yellowstone violations

Yellowstone National Park

The U.S. federal court in Mammoth certainly has been busy. In the latest court decision, a part-time West Yellowstone resident has been found guilty of seven counts of illegal activities and violations in Yellowstone National Park.

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Big 2021 Yellowstone Fourth of July weekend

Inspiration Point 2018 renovations

It was a big Yellowstone Fourth of July weekend this year, as almost 50,000 vehicle entries were recorded over the holiday, representing an 8 percent rise over 2019.

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Just like that: Steamboat Geyser stops erupting

Crowd at Steamboat Geyser eruption

It was fun while it lasted: After coming back to life with frequent eruptions in 2018 though this year, Steamboat Geyser has gone quiet again, with no eruptions so fan in June and July 2021.

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Long-term forecast: Drier, warmer Yellowstone region climate

What you are seeing these days in the Greater Yellowstone Area’s long, hot summer may just be the start of a trend, as research regarding climate trends in the region indicates a drier, warmer Yellowstone National Park.

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Woman airlifted after encounter with Yellowstone bison

Bison at Mammoth Campground, May 2019

A 30-year-old woman was airlifted from Yellowstone National Park after an encounter with a bison while hiking with a companion near Storm Point Trail.

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Yellowstone fire danger level raised to high

Well, that didn’t take long: the Yellowstone fire danger level has now been raised to high, as the long, hot summer continues, with little substantive relief on the horizon.

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First 2021 Yellowstone bear incident reported

Yellowstone grizzly

The first 2021 Yellowstone bear incident has been reported to National Park Service officials, as a solo hiker was attacked while hiking on Beaver Ponds Trail at Mammoth Hot Springs.

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Demand makes Yellowstone overnight trip planning a challenge

Old Faithful Inn at night

Unless you made your reservations months ago, a Yellowstone overnight trip in 2021 will be a challenge, with lodging virtually sold out for the summer and available regional housing on the expensive side.

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April 2021 visitation in Yellowstone, Grand Teton up over 2019

Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park visitation was up in April 2021 when compared to April 2019, as the interest in park visitation began early this year.

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Testing of Yellowstone automated shuttles begins in May

We were warned Yellowstone automated shuttles were on the way in 2021, and they’ll be here in May, when testing of two new systems begins at Canyon Village.

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