Yellowstone Asks Visitors to Respect Wildlife & Be Bear Aware

National Park Service Calls on Visitors to Respect Wildlife and Safety Regulations

In recent weeks, visitors in the park have been engaging in inappropriate, dangerous, and illegal behavior with wildlife. These actions endanger people and have now resulted in the death of a newborn bison calf.

Celebrate Migratory Bird Day in West Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park and the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center will celebrate International Migratory Bird Day Saturday, May 14, with free public programs and a field trip.

A bird-watching car caravan is set for Saturday morning from 8 a.m. to noon inside the park. Those interested in participating should meet at the Madison Junction picnic area. Caravan riders are reminded they will need to pay the $30 park entrance fee.

It’s Time to Go Camping!

Bozeman, MT – The summer camping season is already in full swing on the Custer Gallatin National Forest.  Many campgrounds are open and being enjoyed by outdoor enthusiasts.  Some of the campgrounds near West Yellowstone, Bozeman, Livingston, Gardiner, Cooke City, and Red Lodge have reservable and first come first serve sites.  If you would like to reserve a site please visit www.recreation.gov.

Spring Road Conditions on the Hebgen Lake and Livingston Ranger Districts

West Yellowstone and Livingston, MT – Due to continued wet, muddy and snowpack conditions, some Forest Service roads on the Hebgen Lake Ranger District will remain closed to wheeled motorized vehicles for resource protection and public safety purposes.  In lower elevations, particularly on the Yellowstone Ranger District some roads are melting out earlier than normal but the roadbeds remain soft and unstable and will remain closed.  Depending on weather conditions, the Yellowstone Ranger District is anticipating being able to open these roads as regularly schedule

Postal Service Stamp Highlights Yellowstone National Park: Preview of Last of 16 Stamps Celebrating National Park Service’s Centennial

A stunning photograph of two bison silhouetted in Yellowstone National Park’s winter morning sun was previewed as the last of 16 Forever Stamp images to be revealed over a three-week period to celebrate the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary. The uniquely designed stamp pane containing all 16 stamp images will be previewed later this week.