Quantcast
Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
Yellowstone, Grand Teton open for winter season
First Published Dec 15 2013 02:50 pm • Last Updated Dec 15 2013 04:17 pm

Jackson, Wyo. • Both of western Wyoming’s national parks are open for the winter season, which means the start of cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and skate skiing, among other outdoor activities.

The Jackson Hole News & Guide reports (http://bit.ly/18P17rC) that except for the Cody entrance, all of Yellowstone’s gates opened to snowmobiling Sunday, though snow conditions are best near the South Gate on up to Old Faithful. The visitor center, grill and gift shop at the iconic geyser opened Sunday, but the cabins, lodge and dining room are set to open Wednesday.

Join the Discussion
Post a Comment

At Grand Teton National Park, conditions for over-snow winter sports are somewhat less optimal. But park spokeswoman Jackie Skaggs says "it’s actually still a really enjoyable opportunity to get up there and cross-country ski."

———

Information from: Jackson Hole (Wyo.) News And Guide, http://www.jhnewsandguide.com




Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Top Reader Comments Read All Comments Post a Comment
Click here to read all comments   Click here to post a comment


About Reader Comments


Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
Staying Connected
Videos
Jobs
Contests and Promotions
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Login to the Electronic Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.