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by Mike
Sat Jun 05, 2021 9:42 am
Forum: Yellowstone Insider
Topic: Wolf Hazing
Replies: 6
Views: 271

Re: Wolf Hazing

I read about this a few months ago in the Billings Gazette,it is in response to wolves getting too close to humans,following them,and getting to close to the road(stealing traffic cones) Here's the article with the NPS/NWS response from Doug Smith https://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/...
by Mike
Sat May 29, 2021 11:10 am
Forum: Yellowstone News
Topic: Man Attacked By Bear 05/28
Replies: 0
Views: 138

Man Attacked By Bear 05/28

A man was injured when he was attacked after running in to two bears that he believed were grizzlies.This happened on the Beaver Pond Trails on Friday. https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/news/210528.htm This should be a reminder that a bear encounter can happen just about anywhere in the park,I always t...
by Mike
Mon May 24, 2021 9:54 am
Forum: Yellowstone Insider
Topic: Hiking to Grand Prismatic
Replies: 6
Views: 522

Re: Hiking to Grand Prismatic

As a person with creaky joints(knees & hip) I remember it as not too bad,it seemed gradual with no steep inclines,I thought it did not get up to a high enough angle to get a really good pic and do not bother if it's cold as all you will see is steam that can obscure your view coming off the spring. ...
by Mike
Sat May 22, 2021 3:55 pm
Forum: Yellowstone Trip Reports
Topic: Mike's Trip April 28 to May 11
Replies: 2
Views: 366

Mike's Trip April 28 to May 11

Entered the park from the west entrance on a bright and quite warm Wednesday afternoon.I did not see anything on the drive to Mammoth Campground but was struck with the lack of snow cover and the low water levels in the rivers.I was lucky to get the last available camp spot to the dismay of the othe...
by Mike
Thu May 06, 2021 5:11 pm
Forum: Yellowstone Trip Reports
Topic: In Park Update
Replies: 3
Views: 449

Re: In Park Update

Today was spectacular,temps went from 30,s to 70,s bear viewing was very góod blacks near road but grizz are still far out except those on carcasses.elk still up in Paradise Valley but showing up more every day.Today it really looked like the American Serengeti,bison filled the Lamar from one end to...
by Mike
Fri Apr 30, 2021 1:31 pm
Forum: Yellowstone Trip Reports
Topic: In Park Update
Replies: 3
Views: 449

In Park Update

Greetings from Mammoth, been in the park 3 days now, weather has been quite nice with the high 60s at Mammoth and a little bit cooler in the valley. Terrain seems very very dry for this time of year the bison are calving saw mother with two babies lack of elk very very thin even inside of mammoth lo...
by Mike
Wed Apr 21, 2021 6:59 pm
Forum: Yellowstone News
Topic: Automated Trolly Service
Replies: 3
Views: 402

Automated Trolly Service

https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/management/images/Olli-1.jpg?maxwidth=1200&autorotate=false https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/management/automated-shuttle-pilot.htm Starting in May of this year the NPS will be running a limited pilot test of a automated electric trolly around Canyon Village.Interesting...
by Mike
Mon Apr 05, 2021 3:01 pm
Forum: Yellowstone Insider
Topic: Mid-May trip 2021
Replies: 6
Views: 1158

Re: Mid-May trip 2021

2021 Spring Opening Dates Conditions permitting roads will open at 8 am on the following dates: April 16: West Entrance to Madison Junction, Mammoth Hot Springs to Old Faithful, Norris to Canyon Village. May 7: East Entrance to Lake Village (Sylvan Pass), Canyon Village to Lake Village. May 14: Sout...
by Mike
Fri Mar 26, 2021 2:26 pm
Forum: Yellowstone Insider
Topic: Yellowstone Angler Alert
Replies: 3
Views: 944

Re: Yellowstone Angler Alert

It's about the same amount to purchase a non resident Wyoming fishing license that is good for the whole state,is that good in the park ? (the parts of the park in Wyoming) or do you still have to have the NPS license ? and is the NPS license also good in Grand Teton or do I have to get a permit the...
by Mike
Wed Mar 24, 2021 6:09 pm
Forum: Yellowstone News
Topic: YNP Campgrounds Going Reservation 2021
Replies: 7
Views: 1570

Re: YNP Campgrounds Going Reservation 2021

Most of Mammoth Campground(both loops) is already booked in the first day of reservations,with opening week of May 3rd and the dates around Memorial Day pretty much booked up,in fact most sites are already booked up to August.Looks to me like people going with out a reservation this summer might be ...