@Bob or anyone know why they closed down part of the forest near W. Yellowstone?

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Curious because I'm heading that way tomorrow.

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Emergency closure in place west of West Yellowstone to address bear/human safety concerns. Generally, the Buttermilk Area Closure is located about 8 miles west of West Yellowstone. It follows the Continental Divide Trail (Forest Service Trail #116) from the trailhead near Targhee Pass on Highway 20 south to the confluence with Cream Creek Road (Forest Service Road #1703 and Road 484). The area closure follows these roads to the east and north back to the Forest Service bou…
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Updated info reads- "Deceased woman found from apparent Grizzly attack" on Buttermilk trail.

* Your posted link now has that info as well
 
SE of Targhee Pass in the heavy solid line

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Skipper..... what are you doing in this neck of the woods....
 
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