Yellowstone National Park NEWS - Yellowstone National Park - News Releases
News releases from Yellowstone National Park.
  • 2017 - Second busiest year on record
    Yellowstone National Park experienced the second busiest year on record in 2017 with 4,116,525 visits.
  • Yellowstone's winter season starts December 15
    At 8 a.m. Friday, December 15, Yellowstone National Park roads will open to the public for motorized oversnow travel.
  • Sore mouth disease suspected in Yellowstone bighorn sheep
    Sore mouth disease (also known as contagious ecthyma) is thought to be responsible for an illness observed among bighorn rams in Yellowstone National Park.
  • Third busiest October on record
    Yellowstone National Park's October visitation numbers were down due to bad weather but overall visitation was still in the top three years.
  • Ecological research and monitoring site approved
    Yellowstone National Park has permitted the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) to build an ecological research and monitoring site on Blacktail Deer Plateau in the northern section of the park.