Tag Archives: Yellowstone National Park

North, Northeast entrances open for Silver Gate, Cooke City access

Old Faithful snowy May 23

With no public notice, Yellowstone officials opened the North and Northeast Entrances, with visitors allowed to drive directly through the park for Silver Gate and Cooke City access.

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Sholly: Limited 2020 Yellowstone opening a success

2020 Yellowstone opening May 18

After the first three days of an extremely unusual 2020 Yellowstone opening in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Superintendent Cam Sholly shares information on visitation, next steps and more.

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When will Yellowstone Montana gates open? Still in planning phases

Old Faithful May 18

With Gov. Steve Bullock lifting Montana’s 14-day out-of-state quarantine as of June 1, as well as other coronavirus-caused closings, the next step will be the potential opening of the three Yellowstone Montana gates, but work needs to be done before a full summer 2020 opening.

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What can you expect now that Yellowstone is open?

Yellowstone 2020 opening

There were plenty of calls to open Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks for the summer 2020 season earlier, but various factors resulted in a limited launch yesterday. Here’s how to navigate those limits.

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Woman illegally entered Yellowstone, falls into thermal in OF area

A woman illegally entered Yellowstone National Park this morning and fell into a thermal feature in the Old Faithful area, requiring an airlift to Idaho Falls for burns treatment.

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What will your 2020 Yellowstone vacation look like?

Yellowstone red dog

It remains to be seen what opens in Yellowstone National Park this summer. But if the park were to open today, here’s a look at what your 2020 Yellowstone vacation might look like.

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Yellowstone Forever delays park donations, furloughs staff

Another ripple effect from the coronavirus pandemic: Yellowstone Forever, the official nonprofit fundraising partner for Yellowstone National Park, has suspended park donations and furloughed employees.

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Yellowstone National Park closed indefinitely

West Gate Closing 2020

After requests from local county officials and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, Superintendent Cam Sholly announces that Yellowstone National Park is closed indefinitely, as is Grand Teton National Park.

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Calls for a Yellowstone spring closure emerging

Old Faithful Fall 2019

Local and state politicians are calling for a Yellowstone spring closure as a way to slow the spread of the coronavirus impacting so much of American society. Here’s the latest on what could impact spring and summer travel in Yellowstone National Park.

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First 2020 Yellowstone shutdowns due to coronavirus announced

We have the first 2020 Yellowstone shutdowns due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, as the Albright Visitor Center in Mammoth Hot Springs is temporarily closed.

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