This Week in Yellowstone, I look at the number of backcountry campers over the last decade, share where to find the artistic wonder of hoarfrost, give an update on the wolf hunt, and try to convince you to walk down the road to the Slough Creek Campground on a winter day. The snowpack isn’t great, …
Yellowstone 2022 Backcountry Permits Will Be Available Online
Hoping to backpack in the majesty of Yellowstone National Park in 2022? You can now get your permits online. Starting on March 1st, 2022, those interested in camping in the wilds of this wonderland can start reserving a site far from the hustle and bustle near the park’s roads. The following is a press release …
Yellowstone National Park’s Numbers Show it Had a Record Visitation Year in 2021. But did it really?
On Friday, January 21st, Yellowstone National Park announced that they had 4,860,537 recreation visits in 2021, up 28% from 2020 (3,806,306 visits), making it the busiest year on record. It was no doubt a busy summer in the park. Long lines at the Madison Junction turned quick summer trips into the park into a parking …
This Week in Yellowstone: January 21st through January 27th, 2022
This week in Yellowstone, I share the updated wolf hunt numbers from Montana, share about a wolf kill of an elk on the road in front of visitors, share about an injured boreal owl, and then tell you to go chasing frozen waterfalls. If you are headed to the park this coming week, enjoy the sun and temper those wildlife watching expectations.
This Week in Yellowstone: January 14th through January 20th, 2022
This week in Yellowstone, I share the news about Yellowstone National Park’s 150th Anniversary plans, celebrate the release of bison out of the park, rejoice in the return of the moose, and share some can’t miss spots to hike and have a picnic. This week will be gorgeous and the roads aren’t to shabby, so pack up and head out to Yellowstone this week.
This Week in Yellowstone: January 7th through January 13th, 2022
This Week in Yellowstone, I look at the shocking number of wolves killed just outside the park, take a peek at the summer’s filling campgrounds, let you know where you can see some awesome winter wildlife watching, and even give some tips to stay warm and happy during your winter visit. Don’t forget to check out the hidden canyon with the cave!