Tag Archives: Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone East Entrance Open; Progress on Plowing to South Entrance

Yellowstone East Entrance Opening, May 3, 2013

Another milestone day in Yellowstone National Park access: the Yellowstone East Entrance is open, while road crews have made significant progress in clearing the road between the South Entrance and Old Faithful.

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Yellowstone’s Black Sand Basin Boardwalks Closed for Repairs

One brief blip if you’re heading to Yellowstone National Park in coming weeks: Black Sand Basin access is blocked until at least the Memorial Day weekend while maintenance crews replace and reroute a section of boardwalk damaged by the area’s thermal features.

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Yellowstone National Park opens for “summer”

Yellowstone snow plowing, 2013

Though there’s still plenty of snow on the ground, Yellowstone National Park is open for business today, with the West and North Entrances providing access to the Old Faithful area.

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Yellowstone Park Foundation Announces $600,000 in 2013 Grants

Bechler River

Continuing its strong tradition of fundraising for Yellowstone National Park, the Yellowstone Park Foundation announced $600,000 in grants for Spring 2013.

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Yellowstone Road Conditions Change Next Week

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This weekend marks the last time you’ll be able to drive into Yellowstone National Park in 2012, with most road closures scheduled for next Monday at 8 a.m.

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Dam Beavers!

Beaver colonization at portions of the Heart Lake and Basin Creek Cutoff trails is causing Yellowstone National Park to plan a new trail in the area, and they’re soliciting comments on a proposed project to route hikers from frequently flooded areas.

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More Trout Restoration in Yellowstone — This Time at Elm Creek

A new attempt to rid streams of non-native brook trout will begin this week, when Elk Creek and its tributaries will be treated with Rotenone to kill off the invasive species.

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Yellowstone Lake Netting: Lake, Cutthroat Trout Numbers Up

Netting operations on Yellowstone Lake have yielded higher numbers of both invasive lake trout and cutthroat trout, leading officials to declare progress in the battle to save native species.

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August Numbers Down in Yellowstone; Yearly Numbers Up

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Visitation to Yellowstone National Park was down slightly in August 2012 when compared to August 2011, but the yearly numbers for visitation are up slightly from 2011.

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Last Week to Visit Yellowstone — If You Dare

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Yellowstone National ParkWe're down to the final week of the main season in Yellowstone National Park, with most roads slated to close next Monday morning at 8 a.m.

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