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Self-Guided Snowmobile Permit Lottery for Yellowstone - My Yellowstone Park

Self-Guided Snowmobile Permit Lottery for Yellowstone

October 3 deadline to enter lottery for non-commercial snowmobile trips.
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Snowmobiling in Wyoming. Photo by Jason Lugo

Snowmobiling in Wyoming. Photo by Jason Lugo

This winter, Yellowstone National Park is allowing noncommercially-guided snowmobile tours for the first time. The National Park Service is running a lottery to hand out a limited number of permits to allow snowmobilers to take self-guided trips.

Anyone chosen will have to take an online course to learn the safety and rules of snowmobiling in the park.

Park Spokesman Al Nash said he expects big demand for the private permits. The lottery runs through October 3, and costs $6 to enter.

Full article and news video at http://www.nbcmontana.com/news/changes-to-yellowstone-snowmobile-use-impact-w-yellowstone-businesses/27944644

Enter the lottery here http://www.recreation.gov/permits/Yellowstone_Non_Commercially_Guided_Snowmobile_Access_Program/r/wildernessAreaDetails.do?page=detail&contractCode=NRSO&parkId=72452

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