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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 »


Stay Connected
Yellowstone National Park provides several ways for you to stay connected to what is happening in the park. In addition to our extensive Web site, we routinely update travel and road conditions and closures, fire and weather information and more. Twitter posts and our news releases, including RSS feeds, are a great way to hear about it first.

RSS News Feed
To have new releases sent directly to your browser as soon as we add them to our Web site, subscribe to our RSS News Feed from our News Releases page.

Follow @yellowstonenps on Twitter and receive tweets from us to your desktop, smart phone or other hand-held device. It's a great way to stay in touch while traveling. We also often tweet about events that happen "right now," including both photographs and video.

Yellowstone has an official government Facebook page at www.facebook.com/YellowstoneNPS.

Do you need a photograph for your news story, school project or other media use? Browse our extensive library of free, public domain images within Yellowstone's Photo Collection or check us out on Flickr at www.flickr.com/photos/YellowstoneNPS. Please credit the appropriate photographer and the National Park Service.

Yellowstone has an extensive video collection available from our Photos and Multimedia page, as on on our YouTube site at www.youtube.com/YellowstoneNPS.

Contact Us
For more information, contact the Yellowstone National Park Public Affairs Office between 8:00 a.m and 5:00 p.m. (MT) weekdays, except for holidays, at (307) 344-2015 or by email at Yell_Public_Affairs@nps.gov.

SmartPhone users: click here for a QR code to store our Public Affairs contact info.


Did You Know?

Upper Geyser Basin Hydrothermal Features on a Winter Day.

Yellowstone contains approximately one-half of the world’s hydrothermal features. There are over 10,000 hydrothermal features, including over 300 geysers, in the park.