Home » Greater Yellowstone »Jackson Hole »Teton County » Currently Reading:

Elk Ride Visitors Decline

April 27, 2012 Greater Yellowstone, Jackson Hole, Teton County No Comments
sleigh ride

Ridership on the sleigh rides through the National Elk Refuge over the past winter season posted a slight decline from the previous year, according a just-released report from the Refuge.  According to that report, a total of 20-thousand-424 people took the horse-drawn tour of the wintering herd between December and April compared with 20-thousand-705 the previous year.  That’s a decline of 1.4%.  Meanwhile, the inter-agency visitor center experienced a 1.3% increase during that same period.  At the same time, the Refuge report says that the various activities at the visitor center and on the Refuge saw strong participation from visitors to the valley.

Comment on this Article:


Quake List


Weather Alerts

Wyoming News

  • Red Flag Warnings In Effect; Isolated Thunderstorms Possible Across Southeast Wyoming - July 25, 2014
    The National Weather Service has issued Red Flag Warnings for parts of central and south-central Wyoming through today.  With drier conditions and breezy to gusty winds, there is an increased risk for initiation and the spread of wild fires.  Temperatures will remain quite warm to hot, with highs in the 80′s to low 90′s for […]
  • Diapers weren’t a magic bullet for staying cool - July 25, 2014
    I promised you yesterday that I’d test a new product to see how well it works to keep you cool when the temperatures climb toward triple digits.   In case you missed it, yesterday I talked about seeing an ad on TV for a new type of training pants. The ad said, and I quote, […]
  • I’ll try anything to stay cool in the summer - July 24, 2014
    I recently saw an advertisement for a product that’s sure to be a big hit with outdoorsmen. Especially those of us who stomp around in the woods when the temperatures climb into the nineties. Last weekend, I found myself sitting in jeans, boots, a long-sleeved shirt and a cowboy hat at Cheyenne Frontier Days. While […]
  • Start honing your archery skills now - July 23, 2014
    Don’t just let that bow sit in the closet or out in the garage all summer. Dust off the case, take the bow out and get some practice. There are dozens of archery ranges around the state where you can practice shooting in the off season. If you don’t know where the one closest to […]

National and World News

The Latest RSS Items

  • No items found in feed URL: http://feeds.feedburner.com/StefaniasBlog?format=xml. You requested 5 items.
  • powered by RSS Just Better 1.3 plugin