Add to MyYahoo RSS

Yellowstone National Park News

News on Yellowstone National Park continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

37 min ago | Washington Times

Wilderness study underway in Gallatin Range

The Gallatin Mountains are a remarkable place. Extending north from Yellowstone National Park to Bozeman's backdoor, the range consists of soaring peaks, alpine valleys and virgin forest - habitat important to the grizzly bears, elk and mountain goats that call the Gallatins home.


Related Topix: US National Parks

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Boulder Weekly

The boy and the buffalo

Shortly before dawn on a rainy morning in early March, 20-year-old Comfrey Jacobs, born near Gold Hill and a recent official resident of Montana, handcuffed himself to a bright orange barrel filled with cement and scrap metal at the center of the gates in Yellowstone National Park that led to the Stephens Creek bison trap.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Gardiner, MT, Management

Wed Jul 23, 2014

ABC News

Watch as Persistent Bear Test Drives Bear-Proof Trash Can

There's only one sure way to test a bear-resistant trash can, and that's to watch a bear try to open it.


Related Topix: US National Parks

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Federal judge won't reduce bison protester's fine

A judge has refused to reduce a fine against a man who chained himself to a concrete-filled drum to protest the slaughter of bison from Yellowstone National Park earlier this year.


Related Topix: US National Parks

National Geographic

First Nation Tribe Discovers Grizzly Bear "Highway" in Its Backyard

Grizzly bears and aboriginal tribes in Canada have lived with each other for thousands of years.


Related Topix: Science, Ecology, US National Parks


Heat Turns Yellowstone Road to 'Soup'

A tourist route in Yellowstone National Park was ordered closed this month when the road's asphalt melted during a period of warmer-than-usual temperatures.


Related Topix: US National Parks

Mon Jul 21, 2014


GOP Candidate Wants Mining in Yellowstone, Fed Officials Arrested

A new study shows that national parks and monuments boosted the economies of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho by a combined $1.15 billion last year .


Related Topix: Wyoming, US National Parks, Matt Mead, US Governors

National Parks Traveler

National Park Service Promotes Parks As Economic Engines

National parks generated $26.5 billion in economic activity last year. Zion National Park contributed $185.5 million/ Deby Dixon photo of Zion Canyon "...if it cannot be occupied and cultivated, why should we make a public park of it? If it cannot be occupied by man, why protect it from occupation? I see no reason in that."


Related Topix: US National Parks, Zion National Park, us Travel, Travel

Earth & Sky

Reservoir of molten rock under Yellowstone is 2.5 times bigger than thought

Yellowstone National Park and the surrounding area in North America is the site of some of the most powerful volcanic eruptions to have ever occurred on Earth.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science

NPS taking more comment on Lamar Ranch plan

The National Park Service is accepting more public comment on proposed infrastructure improvements at the historic Lamar Buffalo Ranch in Yellowstone National Park.


Related Topix: US National Parks

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Missing in Alaska without a trace

The Nabesna Ranger District of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve is an easy place to get lost.


Related Topix: Alaska, US National Parks, Wrangell St Elias National Park And Preserve, North America, Canada, World News

Work that looks like summer camp

Leanne Robinson researched activities in Bora Bora. She works as a group leader for Road Scholar, shepherding travelers to exotic locales.


Related Topix: US National Parks, us Travel, Travel, New York, New York University

Sat Jul 19, 2014


Study says national parks boost economy in West

A Florida jury has slammed a tobacco company with $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in 1996.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, US National Parks

Daily Reporter

National parks, monuments boost Wyoming, Montana and Idaho economies by $1.15 billion

National parks and monuments boosted the economies of surrounding communities in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho by a combined $1.15 billion last year, according to a new study.


Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, US National Parks, North America Travel, Grand Teton National Park, Grand Teton National Park Travel

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Western Producer

The Yellowstone River plunges more than 90 metres at Lower Falls. | Arlene and Robin Karpan photo

We watch from the side of the road as a female wolf gorges herself on an elk that her pack killed the previous night.


Related Topix: US National Parks

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Grizzly near Red Lodge relocated after killing cow

A grizzly bear that killed a young cow near Red Lodge in southern Montana has been captured and relocated to the Upper Gallatin area north of Yellowstone National Park.


Related Topix: Red Lodge, MT, US National Parks

The Spokesman-Review

Randy Mann: Thermal activity melts part of Yellowstone road - Thu, 17 Jul 2014 PST

On July 10, thermal regions below the park melted a portion of a popular road: Firehole Lake Drive.


Related Topix: US National Parks

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Escapist

Supervolcano Melts Roads into "Asphalt Soup" at Yellowstone National Park

The massive supervolcano beneath Yellowstone National Park is melting the asphalt roads in the area, leading to a partial closure of the park.


Related Topix: US National Parks


Adele, North Carolina, Yellowstone, Billy Eichner, Singapore

Rose McGowan will not have her face compared to Michael Jackson's : "Has anyone stopped to think that Michael Jackson used to be black, and tried to turn himself into a white, possibly Irish person with a cleft chin and a tiny nose? I was born Irish.


Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Gay/Lesbian, US National Parks, Texas


U.S. escalating sanctions against Russia

According to U.S. and European officials, the United States is considering imposing unilateral sanctions on Russia over its threatening moves in Ukraine, a shift in strategy that reflects the Obama administration's frustration with Europe's reluctance to take tougher action against Moscow.


Related Topix: Prison, US National Parks, Washington, DC