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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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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 East Entrance Access Extended to Nights

Yellowstone National Park

yellowstoneThe Yellowstone National Park East Entrance will be open nights from 8 p.m. to 10 a.m., beginning Sunday (May 22), as weather conditions allow for the expanded hours overnight.

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Yellowstone’s Sylvan Pass to Open Tomorrow

Sylvan Pass

Sylvan Pass

The Sylvan Pass and the East Entrance will be open for business at 6 a.m. tomorrow (Wednesday) morning on a limited basis, as snow has been cleared from the roads, but folks could experience delays when the road narrows to one lane thanks to a washout.

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Cooke City/Chief Joseph Highway Link Now Open

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone

For those needing an alternate route from Cody to Yellowstone National Park: Highway 212 between Cooke City and the Chief Joseph Highway has been plowed and is now open.

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Sylvan Pass Closed Indefinitely; Snow Causes Other Damage in Yellowstone

Sylvan Pass snow slide

Sylvan Pass snow slide

The Sylvan Pass will remained closed indefinitely as Yellowstone National Park road crews work to clear four significant snow slides and more than 20 feet of snow; meanwhile, officials are also finding the heavy snowpack caused more damage in Park buildings as well.

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NPS Unveils Draft Winter Use Plan for Yellowstone with Variable Daily Limits

Yellowstone in Winter, Bombardier, snowcoach

Call it the Yellowstone National Park equivalent of demand-based planning: a draft Winter Use Plan from the National Park Service has variable daily-use limits based on demand and overall usage numbers.

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Arthur 2 Fire Diminishes; Crews Diverted from Management

Arthur Fire

Arthur Fire

The Arthur 2 Fire near Yellowstone National Park's East Entrance is smaller than originally estimated and runs little chance of spreading significantly, leading the Northern Rockies Wildland Fire Management to withdraw resources from the area.

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Arthur 2 Fire Grows, Albeit at a Slow Pace

Arthur Fire 2

Arthur Fire 2

The Arthur 2 Fire has grown to 218 acres and has the potential to impact operations at the East Entrance, but cool, wet weather is stifling the fire's growth, leading experts to predict no major spread today and tonight.

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