Month: July 2012

Monday Incidents Keep Yellowstone First Responders Busy

Solitary Geyser

Yellowstone National Park rangers spent the day Monday responding to numerous incidents, including several involving significant injuries to visitors. Carl Dullmaier, 56, of Gernsheim, Germany, sustained a head injury when he was thrown from a horse near Tower Junction. He later died from his injuries after being lifeflighted to a Billings, Montana, hospital. A 37-year-old […]

Yellowstone To Implement Fishing Closures

Yellowstone Fishing Closure

Yellowstone National Park is planning to implement some temporary fishing closures. The following waterways will be closed to all fishing, effective Wednesday, August 1: • Gibbon River below Gibbon Falls • Firehole River below Keppler Cascades • Madison River Hot air temperatures, limited rainfall, runoff from thermal features, and below average stream flows have all resulted in high […]

Bear Friday – YNet Discussion Forums


Bear Friday by dogdaze on Fri Jul 27, 2012 4:40 am I’m a little behind in my photo processing, so I dug this one out from a couple years ago when we visited the park in July and every corner was filled with flowers. Well, at least that’s the way I remember it considering almost […]

Yellowstone Seeks Input on Isa Lake Bridge Reconstruction Plan


Yellowstone National Park is preparing a plan to reconstruct the historic Isa Lake Bridge at Craig Pass. Located at the continental divide, the 70-year-old bridge spans Isa Lake on the road connecting Old Faithful and West Thumb. A September 2010 inspection report prepared by the Federal Highway Administration determined the structure is in poor condition […]

The Waiting Game & scoping fun! (Forum Post)


by BlueSky on Sat Jul 21, 2012 3:38 pm Question; How long do you wait to see some critter behavior you have never seen and want to? Answer; For us, 7 hours. I’ll get to that in a bit.We arrived Sunday July 8 at Pebble Creek Campground and got the same spot we had […]

Misery loves company :( (Forum Post)


by Goldencode on Sat Jul 21, 2012 9:15 am OK, so has anyone else out there in Ynet land ever been denied vacation time when you had plans to go to Yellowstone ? It happened to me this year….vacation request rejected…ugh this was so hard to tell the kids who were so excited to go […]

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