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Operations at Yellowstone during the government shutdown (12-22-2018)

In response to the lapse in federal appropriations, Yellowstone National Park is implementing its plan for a government shutdown. https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/news/12222018.htm
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Posted: December 22, 2018, 9:07 am

Yellowstone's winter season starts December 15; Delayed opening between North Entrance and Swan Lake Flat for snowmobiles

At 8 a.m. Saturday, December 15, select roads in Yellowstone National Park will open to the public for motorized oversnow travel. Winter is here! https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/news/18050.htm
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Posted: December 12, 2018, 2:47 pm

Steamboat Geyser erupts and breaks all-time record

Steamboat Geyser erupted at about 1:07 a.m. on Saturday, December 8, 2018, and set a new record. https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/news/12112018.htm
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Posted: December 11, 2018, 9:46 am

October 2018 visitation increases in Yellowstone

Yellowstone hosted 218,076 visits in October 2018. This is approximately a 2.9 percent increase from October 2017, making it the third busiest October on record. https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/news/18049.htm
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Posted: November 14, 2018, 2:31 pm

Expect smoke around Yellowstone's Northeast Entrance on November 5 & 6

Wildland fire staff will burn piles of woody debris near Yellowstone's Northeast Entrance on Monday, November 5 and Tuesday, November 6. https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/news/11052018.htm
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Posted: November 5, 2018, 9:30 am

Yellowstone seeks comments on Environmental Assessment to replace Lewis River Bridge

The National Park Service seeks comments from the public on a proposal to replace the Lewis River Bridge on the South Entrance Road in Yellowstone National Park. https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/news/18048.htm
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Posted: November 1, 2018, 4:11 pm

Expect smoke around Yellowstone's Northeast Entrance

Wildland fire staff will burn piles of woody debris near the Northeast Entrance of Yellowstone National Park on Thursday, November 1. https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/news/11012018.htm
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Posted: November 1, 2018, 11:45 am

Nearly all entrances and roads close in Yellowstone Monday, Nov. 5

This weekend, November 3-4, provides the last chance for visitors to drive to many iconic locations in Yellowstone. https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/news/18047.htm
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Posted: October 31, 2018, 11:12 am

September visitation increases in Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park hosted 724,454 visits in September 2018. This is approximately a 13 percent increase from September 2017. https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/news/18046.htm
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Posted: October 18, 2018, 11:20 am

Road from Fishing Bridge to Sedge Bay in Yellowstone will close October 15

On October 15 the Fishing Bridge, where Yellowstone's East Entrance Road crosses the Yellowstone River, will close to all traffic for the rest of the 2018 season. https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/news/10122018.htm
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Posted: October 12, 2018, 10:13 am