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Summer 2022

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…

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…

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…

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…

Most of the northern section of Yellowstone National Park – which typically stays open year-round – is now closed indefinitely, and visitors are being evacuated due to heavy flooding and rockslides. Summer 2022 has been a year of intense weather and road closures in Yellowstone National Park. Since the park opened for the summer season…

Most of Northwest Wyoming – including Park County and Yellowstone National Park – is under a Flash Flood Warning until 1 p.m. Monday afternoon. The National Weather Service Office in Riverton issued a Flash Flood Warning and Advisory for northwest Wyoming. According to the N.W.S., record temperatures and rain showers are creating hazardous conditions around…

W.Y.D.O.T. and Yellowstone National Park confirm the Beartooth Highway is entirely open for the first time since its “opening day” in late May, but there are still full nighttime closures all summer. U.S. Highway 212 – the Beartooth Highway – is again open to tourist traffic. But getting to this opening was no small task.…


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