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Basic info and tips on camping in Yellowstone Park

Camping is one of the most fun and affordable ways to experience Yellowstone National Park, and a little planning can help make your camping trip more enjoyable. But many first-time Yellowstone visitors are often surprised to learn upon arriving in the park that campgrounds are full and no sites area available. That's not how you want to start your Yellowstone vacation, especially if you don't roll into the park until dinner time, or close to sunset. A couple of key tips are to either reserve a campsite in advance or show up before mid-day at one of the first-come-first-served campgrounds. Continue Reading →

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Grand Teton National Park sets 2012 summer opening dates for roads, facilities

Grand Teton National Park will close some of its roads to seasonal travel in preparation for winter.

The summer season officially gets under way Tuesday in Grand Teton National Park when the Teton Park Road opens to auto traffic. Most facilities and campgrounds in the park will be open by the end of May. Park officials reminded motorists in a statement released this week that wildlife are migrating throughout the park. Animals are crossing park roads, especially from dusk to dawn. Spring road repairs may be underway on park roads as well. Continue Reading →

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