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Yellowstone Park roads to Old Faithful and Canyon open to autos

Just in time for National Park Week, roads into Yellowstone National Park from the north and west entrances will open for the summer season to automobile travel at 8:00 a.m., Friday, April 20. Visitors will be able to travel by car through the park’s north entrance at Gardiner, Mont., and west entrance at West Yellowstone, Mont., to Norris, Madison, Canyon and Old Faithful. Continue Reading →

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Grand Teton plans special events for National Park Week

Visitors gather in June 2006 for the dedication of the Murie Ranch as a National Historic Landmark. (Charlie Craighead photo - click to enlarge)

Grand Teton National Park is offering free admission and a wide range of special activities during National Park Week from April 21-29, including a special line-up of children's' activities on April 28, National Junior Ranger Day. The Teton Park Road is free of snow, but the road will not open to automobile travel until May 1. So it's a good time of year for bicyclists, hikers, inline skaters and others to use the road. Continue Reading →

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