Kayaker too drunk for Yellowstone tour fights with rangers and ends up banned

Officials said that a kayaker who was too drunk to tour Yellowstone got banned for five years.According to a kayak tour guide, the man was 31 years old from Fairmont, Indiana. He and his group were too drunk to go on their tour of Grant Marina, June 21st, Yellowstone officials stated.Officials said that the man was so upset by being turned away, that the guide had call security and park rangers.Officers claimed that the tourist had threatened them and been drinking when they arrived.(The man) struggled and kicked at rangers and refused to be arrested. He later injured himself by banging his head on the patrol car. Park rangers stated in a press release that he had also inflicted injuries while banging his head against the car.After pleading guilty to multiple charges, he was banned from the park and sentenced to 60 days imprisonment.The man was charged for disorderly conduct, resisting, threatening and instigating an employee of the government. He was also charged for violating the lawful orders of a government worker and being under the influence alcohol in a way that could endanger himself or others.He also refused to submit to a judge's warrant for a blood sample. This led to him being charged with contempt of court.We know that many people want to enjoy the national parks this summer, but this behavior is not acceptable, according to Bob Murray, acting United States Attorney. Be sober. Unruly or intoxicated behavior will not get you the chance to enjoy the beauty and adventure of Yellowstone.In recent months, Yellowstone has been flooded with tourists. According to the National Park Service, May was the busiest month in the park's history.In May, more than 434,380 people visited Park, which is 11% more than the same month in 2019.According to the National Park Service, park visitation has increased in 2021 relative to the previous several years.Continue the storyAccording to park officials, summer is Yellowstone's busiest time. Millions of visitors visit Yellowstone in June, July, and August. Plan ahead if you are planning to visit Yellowstone this summer. Be prepared for crowds, be responsible, and sign the Yellowstone Pledge. This will help protect the park and yourself.Yellowstone National Park's Delta, a black goldendoodle, is missingVideo footage shows massive flooding in Zion National Park, as roaring waters cause damageOfficials claim that Yellowstone National Park's Bison injured a hiker. Here's what we know