Yellowstone ALPS (Alternating License Plate System) Introduced

Due to unprecedented Yellowstone flooding, a new system for regulating traffic has been introduced called the Yellowstone ALPS – Alternating License Plate System. In this post, learn how ALPS works and when Yellowstone plans to fully reopen after the floods. Yellowstone Flooding – What Happened? Last week (June 15th, 2022), torrents of rainfall hit Yellowstone… Read More »

Yellowstone during the pandemic: Reliably magnificent

How many visitors will hit the road to the United States’ sixth-most-visited national park is anyone’s guess, a National Park Service spokesman said. Perched over a hot spot in the Earth’s crust (mostly in Wyoming), Yellowstone is the product of three mammoth volcanic eruptions. It was established as the first U.S. national park in 1872… Read More »

Woman was gored by a bison at Yellowstone National Park – Insider

A bison walks in Yellowstone National Park. A 72-year-old woman from California was gored by a bison at Yellowstone National Park on Thursday. Park officials said in a press release about the incident that the woman had gotten too close to the bison while taking pictures. A senior bison biologist at Yellowstone said in the… Read More »

Official Yellowstone National Park Map PDF

Download Yellowstone Map PDF This Yellowstone map is an essential tool to planning a vacation in this huge park with property in three states, Wyo., Mont. and Idaho. Note the route of the Grand Loop Road and the attraction areas of the park before you decide on where to stay and what park entrance to… Read More »

First days of reopening – Yellowstone National Park (After quarantine)

Visitors leaving the Old Faithful boardwalks after an eruption Opening Day MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, WY – Yellowstone National Park reopened two (east and south) of five entrances on Monday, May 18, following Phase 1 of its reopening plan (read more in the May 13 news release). Visitation  Visitation through the first three days of operations… Read More »

Things you must Know About Yellowstone Park in COVID-19 time

Ranger Don demonstrates a new extendable arm prototype at Yellowstone’s South Entrance In light of the spread of COVID-19, trying to find out what is open and closed in our national parks is a moving target these days. The park service is coordinating with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), state and local… Read More »