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In yellowstone park where can i walk hike with my dog ? Thank you
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Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, Hiking, Photography, Preservation, Safety
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You may bring your dog to Yellowstone as long as you follow park regulations and take safety issues into consideration. Pets are prohibited in the backcountry and on trails and boardwalks, must be on a leash at all times, and may never be left unattended.

Pets may accompany you in the front country areas of the park. This includes any areas within 100 feet of roads, parking areas, and campgrounds. Pets must be kept under physical control at all times—caged, crated, or on a leash not to exceed six feet in length.

Make sure you read ALL of Yellowstone's rules about pets before deciding to bring your dog to the park.

 

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Flying, no rental car: Which western states National Park have the best public transportation to and within the park?
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Astronomy/Stargazing, Camping, Safety
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Funny you should ask! We just published a feature about park shuttles yesterday. You can read it here: Explore National Parks by Taking the Shuttle.

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Mother bear spotted with cubs near roadside in Grand Teton National Park.

June 8, 2011, 2:35 pm
Grand Teton National Park’s most famous grizzly bear — dubbed 399 by researchers — is once again roaming the roadsides around Jackson Lake in Grand Teton National Park, and again with three new cubs at her heels. Starting in 2006, grizzly 399 raised three cubs within sight of roads in ...

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Grand Teton National Park sees more vehicle-animal crashes

June 7, 2011, 1:11 pm
Mark Gocke drove north on U.S. Highway 89 toward Moran in the early morning 10 years ago in the late fall. It was late November, and Gocke hoped to station himself for elk hunting before the morning sunlight lit the valley. He passed Antelope Flats beginning a series of S-curves. ...

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Mammoth Cave National Park taking steps to prevent spread of white-nose syndrome in bats

May 10, 2011, 1:49 pm
Tourist cave and mine operations are implementing more stringent measures to combat the spread of a deadly bat disease that continues to move west across the United States. Mammoth Cave National Park recently began using "bio mats" to disinfect the shoes of guests as the enter and leave the massive ...

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Mountain Lion Safety Tips

Mountain lions serve an important role in parks ecosystem because they prevent the over-population of deer and other small mammals. Generally, the big cats are calm, quiet and elusive. Sightings are rare, so if you spot one, consider yourself privileged! A mountain lion attack is an extremely unlikely event. To ...

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Are there any parking places to drop ypur 5th wheel rv while touring Cades Cove?
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Auto/Motorcycle, Safety, RVing, Touring
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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Opens Emergency Center

February 23, 2011, 7:15 am
The Hawaii Volcanoes National Park unveiled a new, $5.6 million dollar emergency command center after a ceremony on Friday. The Visitor Emergency Operations Center will help the park’s staff handle situations – like natural disasters, lost hikers, and other park related incidents – right from this building, which was built ...

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park Smokies Road Status Now Available via Texts or Twitter

February 3, 2011, 1:40 pm
Great Smoky Mountains National Park visitors and local travelers may now sign up to receive status updates about the park’s most frequently used roads via text message or Twitter. In the past, travelers had to place phone calls to the park to determine the status of the roads, which ...

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Death by GPS in Desert

February 1, 2011, 7:38 am
National Park Service warns of dangers of releying on GPS devices in remote parks. Five harrowing days after becoming stuck on a remote backcountry road in Death Valley National Park in August 2009, Alicia Sanchez lay down next to her Jeep Cherokee and prepared to die. Then she heard a voice. "I ...

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