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What are some resources for planning Yellowstone National Park tours?

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Resources for planning a tour of Yellowstone include the official government National Park Service website for Yellowstone National Park, NPS.gov, and YellowStonePark.com, a website run by the Yellowstone Association. Additional information is available at WyomingTourism.org.

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What are some resources for planning Yellowstone National Park tours?
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The National Park Service's website has information on all aspects of visiting Yellowstone. This includes maps that show hiking trails, campgrounds, park lodging, gas stations, general stores and eateries within the park. Information is also available on opening and closing dates for the various services, attractions and Visitor Centers. The Plan Your Visit section offers a downloadable trip planner. Information is available in 10 different languages.

YellowstonePark.com offers a free Yellowstone trip planning kit available by mail to residents of the United States. Also available are a downloadable park map, information on hotels and food, vacation ideas and the latest weather forecast. The FAQ section covers everything from park rules and regulations to cell phone coverage.

WyomingTourism.org includes Yellowstone in its state tourism brochure. The guide offers a general description of the park, information on driving routes to Yellowstone, and suggestions for recreational activities. Information includes tips on visiting the park during the winter, including where to rent cross-country skis and snowshoe equipment.The guide also has information on lodging, dining and things to see in neighboring cities.

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