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 More Info »

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 More Info »

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