Yellowstone National Park Housing
Comments: What will be done with the trailers and mobile dorms proposed for removal in Alternative 3? Apply Now Staying here is the best way to experience the park. Recognizing the limited storage space available for grills and other outdoor cooking apparatus, the park’s Bear Management Office has approved the following alternative storage protocol for barbeque grills: Propane grills can be stored outside if, after cooking, the flame is used to bake and desiccate any food residue or remnants. Many of the houses occupied by higher level concessions staff were built specifically for concessions employees with funds from concessions profits.
Improving Employee Housing
The effort focuses on four goals: Left: Outdated employee housing Yellowstone National Park Housing. Right: Newly-installed, 2-bedroom modular home. Goal 1: Replace 64 outdated trailers with high-quality modular cabins. Yellowstone currently has 64 trailers, built betweenthat house employees annually.
The condition of each trailer is extremely substandard and immediate replacement is necessary. Inthe remaining trailers will be replaced. All replacements will be in existing developed areas.
Left: non-historic housing with siding in poor condition. Right: housing with newly-installed siding. Goal 2: Improve the condition of non-trailer Yellowstone National Park Housing non-historic housing units. Yellowstone is investing millions to upgrade dilapidated employee housing units between and Many of these units have not had improvements in decades. Planned improvements range from roofing and siding replacements, to major interior work including new flooring, better insulation, and improved heating systems.
Over 50 improvement projects are scheduled for Left: historic housing in Fort Yellowstone in poor condition. Right: close-up of peeling paint and siding in need of repair. Goal 3: Rehabilitate deteriorating Glacier National Park To Great Falls Mt homes. The park intends to improve the condition of a wide range of historic housing structures, many that date back to the late s in Fort Yellowstone, a National Historic Landmark, and in other areas of the park.
The park is in the process of conducting necessary condition assessments, historic structure reports, and consultations to determine the funding needed and prioritization and execution timelines of this goal. Goal 4: Add new housing capacity. The lack of available housing in surrounding communities is substantially impacting workforce recruitment. For these reasons, the park is assessing the number of additional housing units that may be needed.
New housing units would only be placed in Yellowstone National Park Housing developed areas. Last updated: March 9,
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Over 50 improvement projects are scheduled for The process of assessing the housing needs of each NPS site was a systematic sequence of activities that collected, analyzed, and made determinations regarding the housing needs of each park. Yellowstone will continue to explore alternatives to in-park employee housing as opportunities arise, but also believes that it is necessary and appropriate to provide in-park housing to a portion of employees.