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  • 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 »

Fleet and Transportation

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Yellowstone is replacing its fleet with efficient, advanced-technology vehicles where possible.
 

…creating opportunities to reduce fossil fuel use in our vehicles.

Yellowstone National Park has 310 miles of paved road and our developed areas are an average of 30 miles apart. Just getting around Yellowstone takes considerable time, adding challenges to daily operations, and the creation of greenhouse gas emissions through burning of fossil fuels. Yellowstone plans to use more fuel efficient vehicles, and choose the right vehicles for the job. Using the best technology available will help provide opportunities that enable and encourage greener transportation.

 
 
 
 

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Did You Know?

Summer Crowd at Old Faithful.

At peak summer levels, 3,500 employees work for Yellowstone National Park concessioners and about 800 work for the National Park Service.