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. https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/news/022519.htm
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. https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/news/19005.htm
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. https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/news/19004.htm
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. https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/news/19003.htm
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. https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/news/19001.htm