Yellowstone Park Reopening After Changes Wrought by Flood

Visitors will return to a changed landscape in Yellowstone National Park as it partially reopens following record floods.

  • Published
A Yellowstone National Park ranger is seen standing near a road wiped out by flooding along the Gardner River the week before, near Gardiner, Mont., June 19, 2022. Park officials said they hope to open most of the park within two weeks after it was shuttered in the wake of the floods. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown)
Image via AP Photo/Matthew Brown

This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on Snopes.com.

WAPITI, Wyo. (AP) — Visitors will return to a changed landscape in Yellowstone National Park on Wednesday as it partially reopens following record floods that reshaped the park’s rivers and canyons, wiped out numerous roads and left some areas famous for their wildlife viewing inaccessible, possibly for months to come. Park managers are raising the gates at 8 a.m. Wednesday at three of Yellowstone’s five entrances for the first time since June 13, when 10,000…

Read at AP News