Craig Pass Closed for the Season; Mammoth to Norris Closed Sept. 14-30
The road linking West Thumb and Old Faithful is closed for the season—traffic should detour through West Thumb, Lake, and Canyon. The road from Mammoth to Norris is closed for two weeks—traffic should detour over Dunraven Pass. More »
How your Application for a Research Permit is Processed
1.) Once the application and peer reviews are received on-line they are checked for completeness and prepared for consideration by the Research Permit Office and the Research Review Team by:
2.) Following project review by the Research Review Team, the proposal will be either:
3.) Once Yellowstone National Park approves a new research project and issues a research permit, an information packet is sent to the Principal Investigator, containing the following:
Did You Know?
The 1988 fires affected 793,880 acres or 36 percent of the park. Five fires burned into the park that year from adjacent public lands. The largest, the North Fork Fire, started from a discarded cigarette. It burned more than 410,000 acres.