Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone will open north loop Saturday, drop license plate system   By Billy Arnold Jackson Hole Daily Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON  — Bunsen Peak, Mount Washburn, the Roaring Mountain and the beautiful road along Blacktail Deer Plateau will be ready for visitors on Saturday, when...
Wildfires break out on Grand Teton National Park and Bridger-Teton National Forest   By Billy Arnold Jackson Hole Daily Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — Three wildland fires have been reported in the Jackson Hole area, all in the past few days. As crews move to contain those fires, federal...
From near and far, visitors return to Yellowstone National Park   By Billy Arnold Jackson Hole News&Guide Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — At 71, Mike Newman had lived in Europe and China but never visited America’s first national park. His wife, however, had been to Yellowstone National...
Man gored by bison in Yellowstone National Park   AFTON (WNE) — According to information from the Yellowstone National Park Communications Office, a 34-year old male from Colorado Springs, Colorado was gored by a bull bison near Giant Geyser at Old Faithful on June 27. The man was walking with his...
CHEYENNE (WNE) — National parks in Wyoming last year garnered 8.59 million visitors, who spent some $1.14 billion in the state, the National Park Service has reported.  Such tourist spending rose from $859 million in 2020, which itself was a decline from $924 million the previous year.  A new NPS...

Bighorn National Forest, Via the Wyoming News Exchange

BUFFALO —  There's no doubt among local stakeholders that Yellowstone's closure will affect tourism in the area. They're just not quite sure how. Flooding shut down Yellowstone National Park last week, with only partial openings on the near-term horizon. As a result, tourists have had to modify...
About 10,000 people enter Yellowstone on its first day back post-floods   By Billy Arnold Jackson Hole Daily Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — When Yellowstone National Park officials evacuated visitors last week after historic floods, Julie Miller, 64, was discouraged. After taking a buyout...
JACKSON — Barely a week after floods wiped out roads in the northern part of Yellowstone National Park, officials plan to reopen the park’s southern loop Wednesday with a license plate-based system to control the amount of visitors to the park’s southern half. National Park Service Director Charles...

Flooding in Red Lodge, Montana, has affected homes and businesses on Broadway and several roads near the city center. Access to the town is limited due to road closings on Highway 308 and U.S. Highway 212, including the Beartooth Pass. (Photo courtesy of Kevin Kinzely for the Powell Tribune)

 
JACKSON — Sheila Lee and her family were hiking Monday in Yellowstone National Park when their phones pinged with alerts about the park’s entrances closing. “We finished what we were doing for the day, and we didn’t think too much about it, but it felt a little weird,” Lee said. Then the Indiana...
CODY — Parts of Yellowstone National Park, including the East Entrance, could reopen as early as this week following historic flooding, while the northern portion is likely closed for the season. Park superintendent Cam Sholly said Tuesday during a press conference, 30 hours after disastrous...

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