Yellowstone National Park

The roughly 700 grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park will remain federally protected under the Endangered Species Act, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed Wednesday. 

Welcome sign for Bridge Bay Campground in Yellowstone National Park
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A bison in Yellowstone National Park gored a 72-year-old woman Thursday evening.

A grizzly bear walks through the trees near Swan Lake in Yellowstone National Park on June 06, 2015.
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A hiker received minor injuries from a grizzly bear Monday in Yellowstone National Park.

Bison move through the Lamar Valley in Yellowstone National Park on October 14, 2015.
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Eleven bull bison quarantined in a federal facility near Yellowstone National Park were transferred to the Fort Peck Indian Reservation on June 24. There, they’ll complete the final phase of a program to make sure they are disease free before being sent out to start or boost herds across the U.S.

The town of Gardiner, Montana spreads out along the Yellowstone River and the North Entrance to Yellowstone National Park, May 31, 2019.
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The Custer Gallatin National Forest is proposing to make temporary shooting bans in two small areas north of Yellowstone National Park permanent.

A photo of the Montana state line sign taken on June 26, 2014.
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While survey results released on May 29 show people are feeling safer to travel, over 90 percent of Montana’s tourism businesses say they expect a long, slow recovery from COVID-19.

The entrance sign for West Yellowstone.
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All five entrances to Yellowstone National Park will be open to day-use visitors starting Monday at 10 am. Visitors will once again be able to access the park via the three Montana entrances next to West Yellowstone, Gardiner and Cooke City. Yellowstone’s two less-trafficked Wyoming entrances have been open since May 18.

A sign near Gardiner, Montana, sits near the north entrance to Yellowstone National Park, May 16, 2019.
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Yellowstone National Park is seeking public comment on an updated proposal to replace, improve and expand existing Wi-Fi access in some areas.

Cooke City, Montana
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Several days after Yellowstone National Park reopened its two Wyoming entrances to visitors, the park lifted the gates at its north and northeastern Montana entrances for through-traffic only. It may provide relief for some business owners during Memorial Day weekend.

Devils Tower National Monument
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Devils Tower National Monument in Wyoming will partially reopen Friday after an almost two month closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.