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Closure

The ice isn’t nice upstream of Cody, as a significant buildup could damage the important bridge crossing the Shoshone River and cause flooding upstream. Park County Public Works is monitoring the Lower Southfork Bridge, a vital lifeline that allows residents of the Southfork to reach Cody. Once again, a significant ice buildup on the Shoshone…

Because of last month’s winter storm closure, Park County School District #6 will forgo the traditional Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend to compensate for lost time. On Tuesday evening, Park County School District #6 announced that Jan. 16, 2023, would be the “make-up day” for the winter storm cancellation of Dec. 21, 2022. Furthermore,…

While anyone can still access Shoshone National Forest and the adjacent area, County Road 7UH is closed to all vehicle traffic to prevent damage and cut future maintenance costs. Park County has CLOSED County Road 7U.H. – Monument Hill Road – to vehicular traffic as of Tuesday, January 3rd, 2023. This closure is effective west…

All entrances into Yellowstone National Park closed to all traffic – regular and oversnow – during Wednesday’s snowstorm, a reminder that the new roads are only temporary solutions. An intense, multi-day winter storm began pummeling the Rocky Mountain Region starting Tuesday night. In addition to freezing temperatures, the first day of the storm was accompanied…

Park County is effectively closed today, as all roads and both major school districts are shut down due to whiteout conditions and unsafe travel. Because of the intensity of the snow, much of Park County is closed on Wednesday, Dec. 21. The National Weather Service anticipates a total of one to two inches of snow…

Winter is here, and Yellowstone National Park is ready to open its gates – but the impact of the historic floods of Summer 2022 will reverberate for the entire season. The winter season in Yellowstone National Park begins Thursday, Dec. 15. Conditions permitting, most park roads will open to oversnow travel by snowmobile and snowcoach.…

The Washakie Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest will close the entirety of the Loop Road, FSR 300, to motorized travel at noon today, November 28th. According to district officials, “this seasonal closure is being implemented to ensure public safety ahead of winter storms predicted for this week.” The annual closure of Loop Road,…

The Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel will not reopen for the winter season in Yellowstone National Park, a move that will have direct impacts on Cody and Park County. Yellowstone National Park’s Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel will remain closed this winter from December 2022 through March 2023. The hotel will be closed to overnight guests, and…

Yellowstone National Park recorded another decline in visitation in September 2022, unofficially closing the park’s 150th anniversary on a disappointing note. The 150th anniversary of Yellowstone National Park will stand as one of the most challenging seasons in the park’s history. While Summer 2022 is one for the history books, it won’t be for record-breaking…

Beginning next week, Yellowstone National Park will begin closing down major roads within and leading to the park, ending the park’s 150th anniversary and the most challenging summer season ever. Perhaps the most challenging summer season in Yellowstone National Park’s 150-year history is coming to a close. Beginning Oct. 11, Summer 2022 will officially end…


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