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Yellowstone announces lottery for 2018-2019 Non-commercially Guided Snowmobile Access Program

Beginning Wednesday, August 1, people may apply to the 2018-2019 winter lottery for permits to snowmobile in Yellowstone without a commercial guide.
Posted: July 25, 2018, 10:52 am

Yellowstone experiences second busiest June on record

The park hosted 810,884 visits in June 2018. This is a slight increase over last year (803,652 visits) and below June 2016 (838,316 visits) which remains the busiest June ever in Yellowstone.
Posted: July 11, 2018, 2:41 pm

Smoke may be visible from the Hayden Fire in Yellowstone

Smoke from the lightning-ignited Hayden Fire may be visible from Yellowstone's Grand Loop Road between Canyon Village and Mud Volcano.
Posted: July 10, 2018, 5:09 pm

Mount Washburn trails and trailheads closing Thursday, July 12, at 12 a.m.

These closures in Yellowstone National Park will remain in effect for the duration of the 2018 season.
Posted: July 10, 2018, 9:39 am

Yellowstone’s fire danger is MODERATE

The parkwide fire danger level for Yellowstone is now moderate.
Posted: July 5, 2018, 11:32 am

Stay safe, protect Yellowstone this Fourth of July

This holiday, Yellowstone National Park rangers ask all park visitors to arrive in the park prepared for a safe, pleasurable, and rewarding experience.
Posted: July 2, 2018, 10:17 am

Yellowstone's Mount Washburn to close for the season

The popular Mount Washburn Trails from Dunraven Pass and Chittenden Road in Yellowstone National Park will close this summer for the remainder of the season.
Posted: June 28, 2018, 10:31 am

Bronze sculptures of artists from the Hudson River School on display at Yellowstone’s Heritage and Research Center

The Yellowstone Heritage and Research Center welcomes a new art exhibit celebrating Hudson River School masters Thomas Moran, Albert Bierstadt, and Sanford Robinson Gifford. The exhibit will be on display through September 28, 2018.
Posted: June 25, 2018, 3:09 pm

Yellowstone day ride permit program enters its second year

Yellowstone National Park will continue issuing free day ride permits to individuals who take stock on park trails this summer.
Posted: June 22, 2018, 4:50 pm

Yellowstone seeks comments on proposal to replace Lewis River Bridge

The National Park Service invites comments from the public on a proposal to build a replacement bridge over the Lewis River in Yellowstone National Park.
Posted: June 21, 2018, 4:56 pm

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