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Monday Marks Start Of Yellowstone’s Winter Season

Yellowstone National Park will open to the public for motorized oversnow travel as scheduled on Monday morning, December 15. Recent warm weather and limited snowfall has resulted in very little snowpack on many of the park’s interior roads. Until appreciable snowfall is received and conditions on the park’s packed, groomed roads improve: — Visitors will […]

Keep A Safe Distance When Viewing Yellowstone Wildlife

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The sound of bugling elk in the crisp morning air signals the beginning of fall and the presence of large mammals in the lower elevations of Yellowstone. The fall season bull elk rutting activity has begun. Bulls are much more aggressive toward both people and vehicles this time of year and can be a threat […]

Yellowstone Volcano Observatory

A Short Statement Regarding Recent Rumors August 08, 2014 Though we love doing research at YVO, we prefer it when the research is on topics geological rather than the origin of false rumors. Nevertheless, we have received enough concerned emails and phone calls that we’ve spent some time tracking down a few of the statements […]

Firehole Lake Drive Temporarily Closed

Firehole Lake Drive in Yellowstone National Park has been temporarily closed due to a damaged road surface. Extreme heat from surrounding thermal areas has caused thick oil to bubble to the surface, damaging the blacktop and creating unsafe driving conditions on the popular, scenic road, located off the Grand Loop Road halfway between Old Faithful […]

Grizzly Bear Study Team Research Begins In Yellowstone

—————————————————————— YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK NEWS RELEASE —————————————————————— Biologists with the Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team (IGBST) and Yellowstone National Park will be conducting scientific grizzly bear and black bear research operations in Yellowstone National Park from June 24 through October 31, as part of the ongoing monitoring of the activities and population of grizzly bears […]

Roads Open Friday

Roads from West Yellowstone and Mammoth Hot Springs to Old Faithful and Canyon Open Friday For the first time since fall, visitors to Yellowstone National Park will be able to drive to see Old Faithful and the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone starting Friday morning, April 18. The road segments from West Yellowstone and Mammoth […]

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