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More Bad Weather Forcing Road Closures in Yellowstone National Park

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Yellowstone National ParkMore bad weather is forcing road closures in Yellowstone National Park this morning, as two sections of the Grand Loop Road are closed to car traffic.

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Bad Weather Forcing Yellowstone Road Closures — But All Clear Now

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National ParkMore bad weather forced a slew of road closures in Yellowstone National Park this morning, as well as the seasonal closure of the Beartooth Highway and the Dunraven Pass portion of the Grand Loop Road, but the snow cleared, allowing roads to reopen this afternoon.

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Yellowstone’s Dunraven Pass Open; Tower-Canyon Cleared

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National ParkAll roads in Yellowstone National Park are now open, as crews cleared out the Dunraven Pass and opened the Tower Junction/Canyon Village section of road at 8 a.m. today.

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Yellowstone East Entrance Now Open Full-Time

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National ParkImproving road conditions in the Sylvan Pass and the decreased chance of snow slides are causing Yellowstone National Park officials to open the East Entrance for travel 24 hours a day.

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Road Closures Still Impacting Yellowstone Visitors

Mammoth-Tower

Rocks in the road

It was a rough Memorial Day weekend in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, as road closures both within and outside the Park appeared to dampen the number of visitors to the area. And things won't get better until the weekend at the earliest.

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Yellowstone’s Mammoth-Tower Road to Remain Closed Indefinitely

Mammoth-Tower

Mammoth-Tower Closure

Adding to the travel woes in Yellowstone National Park: More potential landslides are forcing National Park Service officials to keep the Mammoth Hot Springs-Tower Junction road closed indefinitely while safety checks get underway. And: more snow!

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Planning Your Memorial Day Weekend Yellowstone Visit

Mammoth-Tower

Rockslide between Mammoth and Tower

With several road closures -- including the road between Mammoth Hot Springs and Tower Junction due to rockslide-- on the traditional start of the real summer season in Yellowstone National Park, some planning is in order to avoid closed roads and rough patches.

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More Snow-Related Closures in Yellowstone National Park

Beartooth Pass Plowing

Beartooth Pass Plowing

We've already told you about the delays related to snow on the Beartooth Pass, but there are more snow-related delays in Yellowstone National Park over the next two weeks, including a tardy opening of the Dunraven Pass and a temporary closure of the Craig Pass.

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Yellowstone Set to Open Friday; Snow Still An Issue

Old Faithful Webcam

Old Faithful Webcam

Plows are out preparing for this Friday's opening of the Yellowstone National Park road system on the west side of the park, marking the official opening of the Summer 2011 season. Slated to open: the roads from West Yellowstone and Mammoth Hot Springs to Norris, Canyon, Madison and Old Faithful.

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Reader Request: Can I Avoid Cliff-Hugging Roads in Yellowstone’s Northern Loop?

Dunraven Pass

Dunraven Pass

A reader writes: I am planning a trip to Yellowstone in August and curious about the roads on the northern loop. Are there any “cliff-hugging" roads I should be aware of?

Yes. Many.

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