As Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks reopen to keen interest, officials keep a wary eye on visitors and a steep decline of projected tax revenues.
The blitz of hourly news developments associated with COVID-19 makes it difficult to track where we’ve been and what’s changed. WyoFile’s weekly review connects the throughlines.
Wyoming gates near Cody, Jackson will allow access to day use of Yellowstone boardwalks and trails at Old Faithful, Norris, Lake, Canyon, West Thumb, Fishing Bridge and Madison.
Business and government leaders along park borders seek ways to welcome visitors safely for Memorial Day weekend and beyond at some of Wyoming’s top tourism draws.
They can be fine companions on a drift boat, and now they are being trained to sniff out aquatic invasive species too.