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Yellowstone National Park
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⚠️10/4 FLOOD UPDATE⚠️ Yellowstone in conjunction with the Federal Highway Administration has determined the Old Gardiner Road (a limited-access road between Gardiner, MT and Mammoth Hot Springs) will open to regular traffic no later than Nov. 1. More: go.nps.gov/220613
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In the final installment of our #Yellowstone150 Virtual Video Series, Yellowstone superintendent, Cam Sholly, recaps the 150th anniversary summer of events and discusses his vision for the management of Yellowstone National Park into the future. go.nps.gov/YNP150videos
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⚠️10/4 FLOOD UPDATE⚠️ Yellowstone in conjunction with the Federal Highway Administration has determined the Old Gardiner Road (a limited-access road between Gardiner, MT and Mammoth Hot Springs) will open to regular traffic no later than Nov. 1. More: go.nps.gov/220613
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(Heads Up!) Yellowstone lowered the parkwide fire danger level from HIGH to MODERATE: go.nps.gov/221003
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Yellowstone has something to offer every month of the year. Whether you prefer the cold, snowy landscapes of winter ❄️ or the warmer days of summer 😎, we want to know which time of year you think is best for a visit to the park!
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Help us commemorate #Yellowstone150 by posting photos/videos of your favorite season in Yellowstone using #YNP150seasons. We will share a few on our social media throughout the month of October!
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(Heads Up!) Section of Beartooth Highway (US-212) will close temporarily due to anticipated winter weather Sept. 30; Stay informed about road status and weather conditions: go.nps.gov/220929
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(Heads Up!) New remote 5-acre wildfire in northwest corner of Yellowstone National Park. Learn more: go.nps.gov/220928
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Have you been to a National Wildlife Refuge? There are so many public lands to enjoy in addition to national parks! Learn more about the 500+ wildlife refuges located across the country from our friends at @USFWSNortheast below:
People the world over visit the USA to bask in the beauty of our natural landscapes. But they may be limiting themselves to places they have heard of in documentaries, books, movies and TV shows. Photo by Kent Mason.
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In the latest installment of our #Yellowstone150 Virtual Video Series, Yellowstone Senior Wildlife Biologist, Doug Smith, talks about the past, present, and future of wolf management in Yellowstone National Park. go.nps.gov/YNP150videos
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(Heads Up!) Yellowstone lowered the parkwide fire danger level from VERY HIGH to HIGH. Learn more: go.nps.gov/220927
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The changing color of leaves and the sound of bugling elk are both indicative of autumn in Yellowstone - but do you know what else is? Snow!❄️ Fall in Yellowstone means variable weather, which also means temporary road closures can occur due to snowy or poor driving conditions.
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If you are planning a fall visit, view up-to-date road status in Yellowstone: - Visit go.nps.gov/YELLroads - Receive Yellowstone road alerts on your phone by texting “82190” to 888-777 (an automatic text reply will confirm receipt) - Call (307) 344-2117 for a recorded message
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(Heads Up!) UPDATE: West Thumb Geyser Basin in Yellowstone reopens following Sept. 12 temporary closure
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Repeat photos of the confluence of Lamar River and Soda Butte Creek on June 13 (during the flood event) and on September 1. More repeat photos at: flickr.com/photos/yellowston…
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In the latest installment of our #Yellowstone150 Virtual Video Series, Native Fish Conservation Program Leader, Todd Koel talks about the past, present, and future of fish management in Yellowstone: go.nps.gov/YNP150videos
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While Yellowstone is not particularly known for its autumn color, we still have our moments✨ Leaves are juuust starting to change in the area, with peak fall foliage expected in the next couple weeks! Visit smokymountains.com/fall-foli… for an interactive fall foliage U.S. map
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You never know what weather you might encounter in Yellowstone! 😁 Help us commemorate #Yellowstone150 by posting about your memorable experiences in park lodging or campgrounds. Be sure to include #YNP150sleep - we'll be sharing a few through the remainder of September!
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Sudden hail storm last week at Madison will create a lasting memory. #YNP150sleep
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September marks the beginning of the fall season (this year's Autumnal Equinox is Sept. 22), which means cooler temperatures and variable weather conditions are on their way! Be sure to check our website for weather-related info as you plan a fall visit: nps.gov/yell/planyourvisit/w…
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(News Release) Yellowstone hosted 582,211 recreation visits in Aug. 2022. This is a 37% decrease from Aug. 2021 (921,844 recreational visits), the most-visited Aug. on record, and a 29% decrease from Aug. 2019 (820,006), the last year pre-COVID. More: go.nps.gov/22030
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