More details on President Obamaís visit to Yellowstone Park on August 15th
August 12, 2009
The White House Media Affairs Office issued a few more details about the First Familyís visit to Yellowstone National Park on Saturday, August 15th. The President will land at West Yellowstone Airport, Montana at an unspecified time. Air Force One will depart from West Yellowstone Airport at 2:35 PM. The Presidentís park visit is closed to the public and media. The plane departure is closed to the public, but media may attend by prior arrangement. The White House media advisory did not give details if any specific road routes or the entire park might be closed for security precautions for the Presidentís tour on Saturday.
The National Park Service has waived entrance fees to Yellowstone National Park for the public on Saturday and Sunday. For visitor information about the park schedule and road access details during the Presidentís visit, contact Yellowstone Park public relations persons Al Nash or Stacy Vallie, 307-344-2015.
Following their visit to Yellowstone National Park, the First Family will travel to Grand Junction, Colorado where the President will hold a town hall meeting on his health care bill. The President is holding three town hall meetings on health care insurance reform this week. From Colorado, the First Family will travel to the Grand Canyon and Phoenix, Arizona before returning to Washington D.C.