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Yellowstone winter season ending

Yellowstone winter season ending

Feb 28, 2013 - The Associated Press

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Yellowstone National Park's winter season is drawing to a close this week.

Park roads that serve commercially guided snowmobile and snow coach travel to Yellowstone locations will be closed in stages beginning Friday, when the East Entrance will close at 9 p.m.

Over-snow travel into the park from Mammoth Hot Springs will end at 9 p.m. Sunday.

Old Faithful will remain accessible from both the West and South Entrances until March 15, when all remaining interior parks roads will close for the season.

At Old Faithful, the Snow Lodge and Cabins will close for the winter season on Sunday.

The Geyser Grill, Bear Den Gift Shop and the Old Faithful Visitor Education Center will remain open through March 15.

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