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Yellowstone Re-Opens Damaged Road

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YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -

More good news for Yellowstone National Park, officials re-opened a popular tourist area on Monday.

Firehole Lake Drive is now open after crews made repairs to the melted asphalt.

The 3-mile loop passes by the Fountain Geyser, White Dome Geyser and Firehole Lake.

A spokesman also says there is no indication of increased hydrothermal activity in the area and is safe.

The re-opening of the road comes on the heels of the park announcing visits are up this year over the same time in 2013.

The number hit 1,084,000 which is 70,000 more visits than last year.

 

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