Paradise Valley is where buffalo roam and the deer and antelope play. As the only year-round route into Yellowstone National Park, Highway 89 is used by more than a million park visitors annually. Anglers and boaters are drawn to fishing access sites along the Yellowstone River that Highway …
Yellowstone National Park managers passed a major milestone last week with the release of a final winter-use rule that appears to have gained widespread acceptance as a workable solution to 15 years of ongoing legal challenges over snowmobile travel in the park.
The National Park Service has finally succeeded in striking a policy balance that eluded it for more than 15 years.
GARDINER — This small Montana town at the north entrance to Yellowstone National Park was clogged with cars and RVs Tuesday morning as word spread that the government shutdown had closed the park.
JACKSON, Wyo. — The current superintendent of Yellowstone National Park and two of his predecessors say the park will always need advocates.
Three Yellowstone National Park superintendents will be the featured speakers at the Greater Yellowstone Coalition’s 30th anniversary celebration on Sept. 21 at the Union Pacific Dining Hall in West Yellowstone.
The first thing to know about the Yellowstone winter use decision signed last week by the regional National Park Service director is that nothing changes this winter.
On a summer day, Yellowstone National Park attracts more than 30,000 visitors. They will drive the park’s 310 miles of paved roads, hike some of its 1,000 miles of trails, visit some of its 900 historic buildings, occupy 2,000 park hotel rooms and cabins and a dozen park campgrounds. Many do…
CODY, WYO. — Federal budget cuts required under the congressional sequester will result in relatively minor cuts in services this summer for visitors to Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks. But park managers say they are not optimistic about the financial outlook for next year and beyond.
CODY, Wyo. — For many, the federal budget ax that fell last month has meant a few nicks here and there. For Joe Kondelis, it’s sliced a lot deeper.
CODY, Wyo. — Citing concerns about legal liability and creating an ongoing obligation to make up for lost federal dollars, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead said Thursday that state and local officials are still reviewing options on whether and how to help plow roads into Yellowstone National Park.
Cooke City may be a little quieter than usual this spring. That’s because the isolated mountain town of 75 on the northeast edge of Yellowstone National Park won’t have its snowed-in dead end on Highway 212 plowed until late May.
CODY, WYO. — Being among the first to enter Yellowstone National Park each spring is a badge of pride worn by many die-hard locals as well as thousands of visitors from across the country. But the park’s early birds will have to wait a week or two longer this year, thanks to across-the-board…
Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Dan Wenk speaks in front of the Roosevelt Arch during a kickoff event for a project that will reconfigure the North Entrance to the park.
MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, Wyo. — Yellowstone National Park managers have decided against establishing new backcountry use restrictions in the Hayden Valley after an extensive review of grizzly bear attacks throughout the park over the last four decades.
Dan Wenk, superintendent of Yellowstone National Park, was among four individuals recognized at the annual George B. Hartzog, Jr., luncheon at Clemson University Oct. 30. The annual program recognizes exemplary leadership in addressing environmental issues and concerns in honor of the sevent…
CODY, WYO. — With just under six weeks until most roads in Yellowstone National Park close to autos for winter, a section of road near Tower Junction is being rebuilt for the first time in decades, while a damaged stretch of road east of Fishing Bridge will not be repaired this fall, as had …
Calling Yellowstone National Park’s latest plan for winter use complicated, Superintendent Dan Wenk nevertheless said the proposal allows for expanded visitation while meeting air quality, noise and wildlife protection standards.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — A second grizzly bear could be killed in connection with the fatal mauling of a Michigan man at Yellowstone National Park last summer.
CODY, Wyo. -- The National Park Service opened a new scoping period here Monday night, gathering public input on a supplemental plan to regulate motorized winter use in Yellowstone National Park.