Yellowstone Flood: Rebuild Cost Billion

By Vasantha 

September 20,2022

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Yellowstone officials are still calculating the extent of the damage

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Rebuilding in an area with high environmental concerns could take years and cost more than $1 billion USD.

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The recovery of Yellowstone's delayed maintenance, costs now totals tens of billions of dollars.

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A 2020 law passed by Congress allocates roughly $3 billion for repairs and other projects on public lands.

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Yellowstone's recovery comes with a surge in the number of people waiting in line to visit the nation's national parks. 

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The southern portion of the park is anticipated to reopen, bringing thousands of tourists to Old Faithful. 

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The best spots in the world to watch wolves and grizzly bears, may not reopen this year due to flood damage

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It takes a lot of work to maintain the roughly 466 miles (750 km) of roads that run through the park.

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