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News releases from Yellowstone National Park.

Roads in Yellowstone begin to close for 2019 spring plowing

Roads in Yellowstone National Park will begin to close to oversnow travel on March 1. Spring plowing will start as road segments close.
Posted: February 27, 2019, 10:07 am

Tower Junction to Mammoth Hot Springs will temporarily close in Yellowstone on Tuesday

Due to recent snow accumulation and drifting, the road from Mammoth Hot Springs to Tower Junction will be closed Tuesday, February 26, from 6 a.m. to noon. Maintenance staff will clear and widen the roadway using blowers, loaders, graders, and a plow truck.
Posted: February 25, 2019, 3:42 pm

Presenters sought for annual Yellowstone Winter Photo Festival

Yellowstone National Park calls on photographers to share their spectacular Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem winter photos at the 10th Annual Winter Photo Festival that will be held Thursday, February 28, 2019, at the West Yellowstone Visitor Information Center at 7 p.m.
Posted: February 21, 2019, 9:35 am

Yellowstone seeks comments on proposal to develop seasonal housing for concession employees

The National Park Service seeks public comment on a proposal to develop seasonal housing for concessions employees in Yellowstone National Park at the West Entrance and Canyon Village.
Posted: February 14, 2019, 10:45 am

Lewis River Bridge in Yellowstone to be replaced

On December 21, 2018, the National Park Service Acting Intermountain Regional Director Kate Hammond signed a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for an environmental assessment (EA) to replace the Lewis River Bridge in Yellowstone National Park.
Posted: February 13, 2019, 9:04 am

Yellowstone recruiting for 2019 Youth Conservation Corps program

How would you like to work, learn, play, and serve in the world’s first national park?
Posted: February 12, 2019, 9:16 am

2018 – Visitation statistics

Yellowstone National Park experienced another busy year in 2018. The park recorded over 4.1 million visits, a .04 percent decrease from 2017 and a 3.5 percent decrease from the record-breaking year in 2016. It was the third busiest year on record.
Posted: February 6, 2019, 2:46 pm

Timeline for Resumption of Operations at Yellowstone National Park

With the enactment of the continuing resolution, staff at Yellowstone National Park will resume regular operations beginning tomorrow.
Posted: January 26, 2019, 3:20 pm

Update to operations at Yellowstone during the lapse of appropriations (01-11-2019)

By Sunday, January 13, Yellowstone National Park will provide additional basic services during the lapse of government appropriations.
Posted: January 11, 2019, 3:30 pm

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.
Posted: December 22, 2018, 9:07 am