North Rim Drive to be Closed for Helicopter Operations

North Rim Drive along the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone will be temporarily closed Wednesday, June 7 for helicopter operations.

According to a Yellowstone press release, the drive will be closed between 5 and 10:30 a.m. The closure may last longer, depending on the weather.

Staff will be moving building material toward another portion of Canyon Rim, as a part of ongoing rim renovation efforts. In total, crews will be moving 25,000 pounds of material.

The helicopter will be operating from the Brink of the Lower Falls parking lot.

About Sean Reichard

Sean Reichard is the editor of Yellowstone Insider and author of Yellowstone Insider For Families 2017.

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