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Yellowstone starts closing after record season

Submitted by Newsroom on October 12, 2010 – 8:02 amNo Comment


     YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) – Yellowstone National Park is gradually closing down after the busiest summer season on record.

     All facilities at Lake, Fishing Bridge, Tower/Roosevelt and Grant Village have closed for the season except for pay-at-the-pump gas stations.

     The hotel at Mammoth Hot Springs closes Monday. The Old Faithful Inn closes Oct. 17, followed by the Old Faithful Snow Lodge on Oct. 24.

     Remaining facilities close for the season on Nov. 7.

     Yellowstone National Park has had 3.4 million visitors so far this year, already making it a record year for park visitation.

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