Harpers Corner Road Closed for Winter
The Harpers Corner Road is closed for the winter at Plug Hat Picnic Area which is approximately five miles from US Highway 40. More »
Ely Creek Backcountry Campsites Closed
The Ely Creek backcountry campsites located along the Jones Hole Trail have been closed until further notice due to bear activity in the area. More »
Harpers Corner Road is closed from the first significant snowfall some time in December to approximately Easter.
Most dirt roads in the park are clay based and impassable when wet, even with four-wheel drive vehicles including the roads to Echo Park, the Yampa Bench Road, and Island Park Road. These roads are not maintained in the winter and can be impassable due to snow.
Did You Know?
Do you know the difference between a petroglyph (pictured here) and a pictograph? Petroglyphs are images pecked into rock while pictographs are painted images. Dinosaur National Monument preserves both forms of Native American rock art.