Yellowstone National Park NEWS - Yellowstone National Park - News Releases
News releases from Yellowstone National Park.
  • Nearly all entrances and roads close in Yellowstone Monday, November 2, 2020
    This weekend, October 31-November 1, provides the last chance for visitors to drive to many iconic locations in Yellowstone. The West, South, and East entrances and all roads, with one exception, will close to vehicle travel at 8 a.m. Monday, November 2. The park annually closes roads in early November to prepare them for the winter season and snowmobile and snowcoach travel, which will begin Tuesday, December 15.
  • Forrest Fenn treasure hunter indicted for damage to Yellowstone National Park
    A man claiming to have been seeking the elusive Forrest Fenn treasure has been indicted by a federal grand jury after he was found digging in the historic Fort Yellowstone Cemetery. RODRICK DOW CRAYTHORN was indicted on September 16, 2020 on charges of excavating or trafficking in archeological resources and injury or depredation to United States property.
  • Yellowstone launches pilot shuttle initiative; Always working to improve visitor safety, access and experience
    Furthering efforts to improve visitor services and respond to congestion, Yellowstone National Park has launched two exploratory visitor shuttle initiatives in partnership with the Department of Transportation (DOT) Volpe National Transportation Systems Center.
  • Temporary road closure in Mammoth Hot Springs
    On Wednesday, October 21 from 8 a.m.-noon, the road between the Upper and Lower Terraces in Mammoth Hot Springs will close temporarily while crews replace a culvert from a major water line break that occurred on August 14.
  • Yellowstone reduces fire danger to MODERATE
    The parkwide fire danger has been reduced to MODERATE due to widespread precipitation.