Tag Archives: Yellowstone

Here’s a new one: Yellowstone visitors cited for cooking chickens in a hot spring

Yellowstone National Park

Three Yellowstone National Park visitors were cited for cooking two whole chickens in a backcountry Shoshone Geyser Basin hot spring in an August 7 incident.

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Three-year-old suffers burns in Yellowstone thermal area

Yellowstone National Park

Despite some high visitation numbers this year, we have not had to report many stories like this: earlier today a three-year-old suffered second-degree burns to the lower body and back after slipping from a trail into a Yellowstone thermal area.

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Habituated Yellowstone black bear put down

After a habituated Yellowstone black bear entered a backcountry campsite and bit several campers before raiding the group’s food cache, rangers made the decision to kill the bear.

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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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Winter 2020 Closures Begin

Skiing through Emigrant Gulch

It may not seem like it, but spring is approaching in Yellowstone National Park, as we’re seeing the first winter 2020 closures fast approaching this weekend.

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Fishing Bridge RV Park Reservations Now Open for 2020

Fishing Bridge RV Park

Fishing Bridge RV Park reservations are now available for 2020, with concessionaire Xanterra announcing an opening date of September 4.

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Yellowstone Visitation Numbers Down in September 2019

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

September 2019 Yellowstone visitation was down when compared to September 2018 numbers, with  693,118 visits in representing a 4.3 percent decrease from the year before.

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2019 Yellowstone Spring Plowing Begins

Blacktail Plateau Ski Trail, Yellowstone 2019

Yes, the snow has been heavy this winter, but this weekend saw a welcome sign of spring: 2019 Yellowstone spring plowing began, as the road from East Entrance to Lake Butte Overlook (Sylvan Pass) was closed to oversnow travel.

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Want to Get Away from it All in Yellowstone? Take a Hike!

Osprey Falls, 1968

It’s high season in Yellowstone, but it’s still possible to get out and enjoy the Park without having to share it with a gazillion other tourists and their shrieking kids. How? Go for a Yellowstone day hike.

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Improved Yellowstone Cell Service On the Way, Despite Objections

Mount Washburn Fire Lookout

Improved Yellowstone cell service is on the way, as trails are closed to allow the installation of new antennas at the Mount Washburn Fire Lookout — but some groups are decrying the upgrades as an unnecessary intrusion into the Park’s bucolic nature.

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