Backcountry Patrols

Ranger Dooley leads a string into the backcountry along the Slough Creek Trail.
Ranger Dooley leads a string into the backcountry along the Slough Creek Trail.

NPS / Jacob W. Frank

 

Did you know Yellowstone has more than 1,000 miles of trails in the park? Each summer, backcountry rangers patrol these trails to clear them in the spring, assist visitors, fix historic cabins, and do boundary patrols during the hunting season.

"I love being able to work outdoors in the world's first national park. My partner, Roo (horse), and I have really perfected our good cop, bad cop routine." - Ranger Dooley

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Last updated: September 24, 2020

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