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News releases from Yellowstone National Park.
  • Yellowstone experiences busiest May on record
    The park hosted 446,875 visits in May 2018. This is more than a 6 percent increase over last year (419,635 visits) and surpasses May 2016 (444,630 visits) as the busiest May ever in Yellowstone.
  • Woman gored by bison in Yellowstone after crowd gets too close
    On the morning of June 6, 59-year-old Kim Hancock of Santa Rosa, California, was gored by a bull bison at Fountain Paint Pot in the Lower Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park.
  • Second Person Injured By Elk In Accidental Encounter
    Penny Allyson Behr, age 53, from Cypress, Texas was attacked by a cow elk in an accidental encounter behind the Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel on the morning of Tuesday, June 5.
  • Person Seriously Injured By Elk
    Charlene Triplett, age 51, from Las Vegas, Nevada, was attacked by a cow elk behind the Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel on Sunday, June 3 in Yellowstone National Park.
  • Superintendent Dan Wenk announces retirement in 2019
    Today, Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Dan Wenk announced his decision to retire on March 30, 2019