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Yellowstone National Park Winter Operations Back to Normal

Black Sand Basin skier NPS

With the federal shutdown ended (for now, anyway), Yellowstone National Park winter operations are expected to return to normal this week — though many visitors may not notice much of  a difference.

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Some Basic Yellowstone Services Restored During Shutdown

Old Faithful in Winter 2017 NPS

Some basic Yellowstone services are being restored this weekend, as the National Park Service diverts revenue from recreation fees to fund services like picking up trash, cleaning restrooms and restoring law-enforcement officers to busy areas.

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Businesses Pick Up Slack in Yellowstone Shutdown

Black Sand Basin skier NPS

While other National Parks struggle with rowdy crowds and overflowing garbage bins, things are considerably more sedate and organized in the current Yellowstone shutdown, as area businesses and concessionaires pick up the slack.

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No Grinch Here: Yellowstone Remains Open During Government Shutdown

Yellowstone in Winter, Bombardier, snowcoach

Despite a partial U.S. government shutdown, Yellowstone remains open during this holiday season, with concessionaires picking up the slack and funding some essential services for the time being.

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Most Yellowstone Roads, Services Close Monday

Old Faithful Nov. 3 2018

Most Yellowstone roads and services are closing for the season on Monday morning, as NPS officials begin the transition to the 2018-2019 winter season.

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Irony: No Snow in Yellowstone Winter

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At a time when the East Coast is socked in with unseasonably high levels of snow, the western side of Yellowstone National Park is lacking the white stuff — leading to some changes in Yellowstone winter policies.

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