Yellowstone’s biggest forest fire of the year is slowly renewing slightly over 5,000 acres of wildland habitat. The “Antelope fire” was sparked by lightning about a month ago. Following fire, flowers and grass grow to feed the antelope, elk, moose, deer, bison, bear, et. al!!
And, Yellowstone National Park surpassed previous records for the number of visitors in September. The Park has surpassed the record three months this year – July, August and September. In July alone there were more than 957,000 visitors making it the busiest month on record. That’s one reason why May and June are so special – bison calves are running and playing (they are usually born around mid-May), the weather is usually perfect, and the tourism season is just getting under way. And, in October the leaves are changing colors, the animals are out feeding getting ready for winter, and again the number of visitors has decreased – but, of course, some of the facilities begin to close. Hope you love the Park as much as we do!!