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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 … Continue reading

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Keep A Safe Distance When Viewing Yellowstone Wildlife

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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