News

August 10, 2015

Identity of Victim in Grizzly Attack Released

A 63-year old man from Billings, Montana, has been identified as the victim of last week’s grizzly bear attack in Yellowstone.

August 8, 2015

Grizzly Bear Involved in Yellowstone Hiker’s Death

Preliminary results of the investigation into the recent death of a hiker in Yellowstone National Park show that the man was attacked by a grizzly bear.

August 7, 2015

Hiker Found Dead In Yellowstone

An investigation is currently underway to determine the cause of death of a hiker found in the vicinity of the Elephant Back Loop Trail in the Lake Village area of Yellowstone National Park.

August 4, 2015

Search For Missing Swimmer in Yellowstone River Scaled Down

As of Saturday, August 1, the search for Feiyang “Isaac” Xiang has been scaled down after an extensive, nine-day operation.

July 31, 2015

Yellowstone Announces Public Meeting on Draft Winter Use Adaptive Management Plan

Yellowstone National Park will hold a public meeting on Monday, August 10, from 10 am to 3 pm at the Visitor Information Center in West Yellowstone, Montana, to discuss the park’s draft Winter Use Adaptive Management Plan.

July 29, 2015

Yellowstone Approves Fish Restoration Project on Soda Butte Creek

Yellowstone National Park, in coordination with partner agencies, has approved a project to remove nonnative brook trout from Soda Butte Creek and reintroduce Yellowstone cutthroat trout into the stream.

July 25, 2015

Search Underway For Missing Swimmer in Yellowstone

A search is underway in Yellowstone National Park for Feiyang “Isaac” Xiang, a 21-year old man from China.

July 22, 2015

Nighttime Road Closures to Begin between Norris Geyser Basin and Indian Creek Campground

A portion of the Grand Loop Road in Yellowstone National Park will be closed at night beginning Monday, July 27.

July 22, 2015

Fifth Person Injured in Bison Encounter This Summer

A 43-year-old woman from Mississippi received minor injuries Tuesday when she turned her back on a bison to get a photo with it near the Fairy Falls trailhead in Yellowstone National Park.

July 21, 2015

Upper Terrace Drive Reopens after Thermal Activity Causes Closure

The Upper Terrace Drive near Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone National Park reopened to vehicles on Monday after rangers temporarily closed the road due to a new thermal feature that was impacting the drive.

July 10, 2015

Upcoming Parking Lot Closures for Paving Project in Yellowstone

As part of the Yellowstone Pavement Preservation Project, specific parking areas will have 24-hour closures in the coming days.

July 9, 2015

Commercial Vehicle Safety Inspections to Occur in Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park rangers and state and federal transportation officials will conduct safety evaluations of commercial vehicles and operators traveling in the park this summer.

July 2, 2015

Two More People Injured After Approaching Bison

As Yellowstone National Park enters the busiest month of the year, visitors are reminded that they are responsible for their safety, which includes viewing wildlife from safe distances of at least 25 yards.

July 1, 2015

Enjoy a Safe and Memorable Fourth in Yellowstone

Summer is here, and Yellowstone is welcoming visitors for the upcoming Independence Day holiday.

Did You Know?

Lake trout are an invasive species of fish that is decimating the native cutthroat trout population in Yellowstone Lake.