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    Yellowstone

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Things To Know Before You Come

Whirligig Geyser begins to erupt amidst the orange-yellow iron oxide deposits surrounding it in Porcelain Basin.
Whirligig Geyser begins to erupt amidst the orange-yellow iron oxide deposits surrounding it in Porcelain Basin.
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Roads & Seasonal Information
Road construction occurs every summer in Yellowstone. Please refer to our Road Construction Delays and Closures page for more information. If you are planning to visit between October and April be aware that most park roads are closed to wheeled vehicles during this snowy time of year. Refer to Operating Hours and Seasons for details.

A Seasonal Opening and Closing Dates for Facilities page is also available.
 
 

Guns In Parks
A new law regarding firearms in National Parks is in effect as of Feb. 22, 2010- See Laws & Policies for more information.

Did You Know?

Yellowstone Wolf.

There were no wolves in Yellowstone in 1994. The wolves that were reintroduced in 1995 and 1996 thrived and there are now over 300 of their descendents living in the Greater Yellowstone Area.