Tag Archives: Yellowstone

Yes, Steamboat Geyser Keeps Erupting. No, No One Knows Why

After several eruptions in June, Steamboat Geyser activity took a break for 21 days before erupting again in early July. In addition, there’s been more activity in dormant areas. Is there anything unusual happening in Yellowstone National Park?

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Yellowstone Crowds Generated Second-Busiest June in Park History

Yes, the stories about lines and traffic jams created by Yellowstone crowds are indeed true, as the National Park Service tallied 810,884 visits in June 2018, a slight increase over last year (803,652 visits) and below June 2016 (838,316 visits) numbers, which remains the busiest June ever in Yellowstone.

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New Yellowstone Lewis River Bridge Proposed

Lewis River Bridge

A new Yellowstone Lewis River bridge is being proposed by National Park Service officials, and the NPS is seeking public comment on the project.

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2018 Yellowstone Summer Season Kicks Off Today

Heading to Yellowstone National Park this weekend? Here’s what to expect as the 2018 Yellowstone summer season kicks off today.

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National Park Service Discontinuing Joint Entry Pass to Yellowstone and Grand Teton

Starting June 1, 2018, visitors will no longer be able to buy a joint pass to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks.

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Yellowstone Proposes 4,200 As New Goal for Bison Population

Yellowstone bison

Yellowstone National Park has proposed that bison managers aim to keep the bison population around 4,200 rather than 3,000.

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Yellowstone Fishery Crews Prepare For Busy Season of Lake Trout Removal

As summer approaches, fishery employees in Yellowstone National Park anticipate a busy season removing lake trout from Yellowstone Lake.

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Yellowstone Visitors Contribute $630M to Local Economy in 2017

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

According to a new National Park Service report, visitors to Yellowstone National Park in 2017 spent nearly $500 million in communities near the park.

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Yellowstone Superintendent Not Leaving Position For Now

Dan Wenk

Yellowstone Superintendent Dan Wenk has denied rumors he will soon leave his post under orders from the Department of the Interior.

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How Yellowstone Plows Its Way Out of Winter

Have you ever wondered how Yellowstone National Park gets its roads open in the spring after a heavy winter? It depends on the mechanics.

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