Yellowstone National Park

Updated: Yellowstone extends comment period for bison management plan after high volume of comments

BY: - September 21, 2023

Given the volume of comments, Yellowstone National Park has extended the public comment period for its draft Bison Management Environmental Impact Statement until Oct. 10. “We’ve received nearly 2,000 comments so far,” a park spokesperson said Thursday in an email. “At the end of the 60-day public comment period, we’ll analyze and consider all of […]

Conservation groups sue federal government for logging proposal near Yellowstone National Park

BY: - September 20, 2023

Three conservation groups have filed a lawsuit seeking to stop a United States Forest Service plan for a large logging project near Yellowstone National Park that they say puts several threatened or endangered species in even more danger. The groups had previously filed a letter of intent to sue, and on Wednesday filed the lawsuit. […]

Yellowstone: Park busy in 2023 after historic 2022 flooding

BY: - September 14, 2023

Yellowstone National Park saw a 45% increase in visitors this August compared to the same month in 2022, the year the park saw historic flooding, Yellowstone said Thursday in a news release. The park counted 846,389 recreation visits in August 2023 compared to 582,211 in August 2022. The August 2023 total is also a 3% […]

Grizzly that killed woman near West Yellowstone euthanized after breaking into home

BY: - September 7, 2023

The grizzly bear that killed a woman near West Yellowstone earlier this summer was killed over the weekend after it broke through the kitchen window of a house and took dog food from inside. The 10-year-old female grizzly was captured Saturday evening after it and its cub broke into the home near West Yellowstone that […]

Chico Hot Springs in the Paradise Valley in October 2016.

Chico Hot Springs sold to Maryland company for $33 million

BY: - August 3, 2023

The owners of the historic Chico Hot Springs Resort and ranch have sold to a Maryland-based hotel and resort management company for $33 million, the company announced Wednesday. The Paradise Valley resort and hot springs between Livingston and Yellowstone National Park opened in 1900 and has become a popular vacation destination for Montanans and tourists […]

Cleanup nears completion after 4th of July Storm In Yellowstone

BY: - July 7, 2023

A Yellowstone National Park crew was expecting to reach the end of a cleanup and damage assessment this week from a storm that hit during the 4th of July weekend, according to the Yellowstone public affairs office. However, Executive Director Terese Petcoff of Gardiner Montana‚Äôs Chamber of Commerce reported that the storm did not have […]