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Isolated Yellowstone Entrance to Get Improvements

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YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — The National Park Service has approved a plan to make improvements to a remote ranger station in the southwest corner of Yellowstone National Park.

Since 1910, the Bechler Administrative Area has served as the major checkpoint near the Wyoming-Idaho state line. It is the only entrance fee collection point in that area of Yellowstone. The ranger station is located 26 miles from Ashton, Idaho, at the end of a 12-mile gravel road, and is not accessible from or connected to any of the major park roads.

Improvements will be made in parking, employee housing and utilities under the plan. The Park Service says a proposed telecommunications tower was dropped for now until issues with design, funding and compliance can be resolved.

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