the republic logo

For the first time in decade snowmobilers will be allowed into Yellowstone without paid guide

bug
Share/Save/Bookmark

POWELL, Wyoming — This winter snowmobilers again will be allowed to enter Yellowstone National Park without a paid guide.

However, snowmobilers on their own have to meet various requirements set up by the National Park Service.

Visitors can drive their own snowmobiles into Yellowstone only if their sleds meet the detailed "Best Available Technology" requirements. In addition, they must first take an online certification course and meet other requirements.

Also, only one non-commercial group of up to five snowmobiles is allowed to enter a given entrance each day.

Still, winter-related business owners tell the Powell Tribune (http://bit.ly/14MBmtp) that there has been a lot of interest in the new non-guided rules and that they are renting out snowmobiles again.


Information from: Powell (Wyo.) Tribune, http://www.powelltribune.com

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

Story copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to info@ap.org and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.


We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)

Category:

Places:

 

Follow The Republic:

All content copyright ©2014 The Republic, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.