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Closure

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Bighorn National Forest has closed a popular scenic drive in the Bighorn Canyon for two months of construction that will improve visitor safety permanently. Effective July 18, Forest System Road 33 – the Crazy Woman Road – will be closed to all vehicle and visitor traffic. Bighorn National Forest employees intend to improve the road…

Yellowstone National Park will celebrate the Fourth of July by opening the entire North Loop, which means access to 93% of the park’s roads will be possible – and unrestricted. Yellowstone superintendent Cam Sholly held another conference call with Cody business leaders on Thursday, June 30. But, this time, the mood was much more optimistic.…

U.S. 212 still needs reconstruction and repair to be fully open, but the Wyoming side of “America’s Most Beautiful Drive” is open for the summer once again. W.Y.D.O.T. District 5 shared the news that the Beartooth Highway has reopened – partially. For the first time since mid-June’s devastating floods, the Wyoming side of the highway…

In-person care at the Cody VA Clinic will be unavailable for about two weeks due to the contract change that ensures veteran care will continue at 1432 Rumsey Avenue. Last week, the Cody VA Clinic announced that they will continue to serve Veterans at the current Cody location (1432 Rumsey Avenue) for at least the…

Following the “thousand-year” flood event in Wyoming and Montana last week, the Shoshone National Forest has been able to reopen portions of the Wapiti Campground and Clearwater Campground. Damage to Sweetwater Road, Forest Service Road 423, has led to closure of that road. “As floodwaters have receded in some areas, all but four campsites within…

Two popular roads along the Clarks Fork are temporarily closed after last week’s high water event made the area too dangerous for some types of outdoor recreation. Northwest Wyoming has been mostly unaffected by the massive flood events last week – with the exception of Yellowstone National Park. However, the raging waters have made some…

Yellowstone National Park will begin allowing visitors to access the Southern Loop of the park from the East, West, and South Entrances at 8 a.m. this Wednesday, June 22. The south loop is accessed from the East (Cody), West (West Yellowstone), and South (Grand Teton/Jackson). Areas accessible include Madison, Old Faithful, Grant Village, Lake Village,…

The Bureau of Land Management Cody Field Office announced today that it will delay the opening of Carter Mountain until July 1 due to recent heavy precipitation and snowmelt. “With numerous snowdrifts remaining across the road, it’s too early to open the gates,” said B.L.M. Cody Field Manager Cade Powell. “A two-week delay in the…

Raging floodwaters in Montana are trickling into Shoshone National Forest, which may close some campgrounds and amenities in the near future for visitor safety. The “high water event” that has closed Yellowstone National Park and drowned Red Lodge, Montana, is not over. Now, Shoshone National Forest is experiencing some of the floods that are ravaging…

The Southern Loop of Yellowstone National Park will not reopen until park officials determine it is safe to do so – and even then, visitation will be limited for the rest of the year. Yellowstone National Park shared the latest updates on the park’s status during a Tuesday Zoom meeting. Superintendent Cam Sholly said much…


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