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East Entrance

Cody Beers, WYDOT Public Relations Specialist, related the latest on the mudslide that shut down the East Entrance of YNP for a time last night.  Cody also spoke about the temporary crosswalk that is in place at Bighorn Avenue and Freedom Street as well as reminding drivers to winterize their cars for the upcoming winter…

Mother Nature seems determined to cut Yellowstone National Park off from the rest of the world, as a sudden mudslide closes the East Entrance and strands dozens of tourists Wednesday night. No other factor has impacted Summer 2022 in Yellowstone National Park than the weather. But after late-season blizzards and hundred-year floods, weather-related impacts are…

June attendance in Yellowstone National Park was considerably lower in 2022, but considering a week’s closure, two severed entrances, and devastating floods – it’s not as low as many feared. Yellowstone National Park’s 150th anniversary has been one of the most disruptive in its history. However, while the park’s attendance is considerably lower than the…

During the first day of the Alternating License Plate System, Yellowstone National Park saw a significant reduction in vehicle traffic, which is exactly what park officials expected and wanted. Yellowstone National Park’s south loop reopened this morning, June 22, at 8 a.m. As the park expected, traffic entering through only three entrances (South, West, East)…

Yellowstone National Park is ready to resume the summer season of its 150th anniversary – with limited access – after intense flooding and uncertainty forced the park to close for over a week. As of 8 a.m. this morning, Yellowstone National Park is open. The East, West, and South Entrances will allow certain vehicles to…

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,…

As flood waters subside (but remain high) Yellowstone National Park’s reopening has been delayed after a section of the Southern Loop collapsed this week – but the park still plans to open next week. On Friday, June 17, Yellowstone officials released an update on the park’s situation. Overall, the flood waters are subsiding, and an…

Cody residents and business owners were assured Yellowstone National Park will reopen next week, but there will be changes – including a reservation system – to ensure the park is open but not overwhelmed. Yellowstone Superintendent Cam Sholly held a virtual town hall with Cody civic leaders and businesses. It was one of several meetings…

A record-breaking streak may be over for Yellowstone National Park, as visitation numbers from the first big summer weekend show significantly fewer vehicles entering than in years past. The 150th summer season at Yellowstone is well underway. All of the roads and amenities in the park are open, including the recently completed Dunraven Pass, and…

Adverse weather kept W.Y.D.O.T. busy this weekend, as crews saved stranded drivers while clearing major highways of several feet of snow and falling rocks. Memorial Day 2022 was wet and cold in northwest Wyoming. However, the weather was severe enough that many drivers got caught in the snow at higher elevations, needing help from W.Y.D.O.T.…


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