Yellowstone National Park News

Yellowstone Trips, Slip and Falls Outpace Bear Mauling

Getting hurt at Yellowstone National Park isn’t quite as dramatic as you might think. Although the park is full of hazards like bears, bison, scalding water and canyons, visitors are most likely to be injured from mundane accidents like trips, …

Yellowstone Continues to Grow Back From 1988 Fires

A quarter century after September snows extinguished the most widespread fires in Yellowstone National Park’s history, the regeneration of the park’s forests remains in its infancy. The post-1988 forests are not recovered or more in balance, park ecologist Roy Rankin …

Yellowstone Viewpoint Closed for Safety Reasons

The popular Inspiration Point in Wyoming’s Yellowstone National Park has been closed temporarily because of safety concerns about the concrete steps leading to the viewing platform. Inspiration Point is along the North Rim of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone …

Yellowstone Conducts Vehicle Safety Checks

Commercial buses and trucks traveling through Wyoming’s Yellowstone National Park this summer may be subjected to safety checks. The inspections are designed to ensure the safe operation and mechanical soundness of such vehicles on Yellowstone’s roadways. They are done to …