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News releases from Yellowstone National Park.
  • Two men sentenced to ten days in jail for Yellowstone thermal trespass violations
    Two men were recently sentenced for trespassing on the cone of Old Faithful Geyser, a closed thermal area. Eric Schefflin, 20, of Lakewood, Colorado, and Ryan Goetz, 25, of Woodstock, New York, appeared in court on December 5, 2019, before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark Carman at the Yellowstone Justice Center in Mammoth Hot Springs, Wyoming.
  • Two Yellowstone wolf pups fatally hit by a vehicle
    On Tuesday, November 19, 2019, two wolves from the Junction Butte Pack were fatally hit around sunset on the road between Tower Junction and the Northeast Entrance. A necropsy confirmed the black male and female pups died from a vehicle strike. Yellowstone law enforcement officers are investigating the incident.
  • Sylvan Pass opens for oversnow travel on December 22, 2019
    Beginning Sunday, December 22 at 8 a.m., East Entrance to Lake Butte Overlook (Sylvan Pass) will open to the public for oversnow travel on commercially-guided snowmobiles. Visitors who have proper permits can also take non-commercially guided snowmobile trips.
  • Yellowstone’s winter season starts December 15, 2019
    At 8 a.m. Sunday, December 15, roads in Yellowstone National Park will open to the public for travel by snowcoaches and snowmobiles. Winter is here!
  • Yellowstone makes substantial progress to reduce nonnative lake trout and recover native cutthroat trout
    The annual removal of nonnative lake trout from Yellowstone Lake recently concluded and the multiyear effort points to a declining population. Lake trout are removed in an effort to preserve the native cutthroat trout population, the largest remaining concentration of inland cutthroat trout in existence.