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Road Closure Coming To Yellowstone National Park

A section of the Grand Loop Road in Yellowstone National Park will be closed at night beginning Monday. The 5.4-mile closure is part of a multi-year road improvement project on the 16-mile stretch of road between Norris Geyser Basin and the Golden Gate area in Swan Lake Flats just south of Mammoth Hot Springs. This year marks the final phase of the project
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Effort Under Way To Review National Park System Wilderness Possibilities

Will the National Park Service soon be pushing for more wilderness designations? That's difficult to say, in large part because only Congress can designate wilderness. Still, there's an effort under way by the Park Servie to take a look at wilderness possibilities across the park system.
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Update: Wildfire Shuts Down Half Of Glacier National Park's Going-To-The-Sun Road, Forces Evacuations

A wildfire east of Logan Pass in Glacier National Park quickly spread to roughly 1,000 acres Tuesday evening, forcing park officials to close the Going-to-the-Sun Road from the pass east to the park entrance at St. Mary and to evacuate guests from the Rising Sun Motor Inn and the Rising Sun Campground.
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