Photo courtesy West Yellowstone Chamber of Commerce
In November, after most of the roads have closed to wheeled vehicles (the road between the North Entrance at Gardiner, Montana, to the Northeast Entrance at Silver Gate and Cooke City, Montana remains open year-round) and while the roads are being prepared for winter use, a brief period of day-use bicycling, walking, jogging, roller blades, roller skis, and similar means of non-motorized travel are permitted, as conditions allow, on the following sections of the Grand Loop Road:
Cycling in Yellowstone during this time of year is not for the faint of heart:
Cyclists are asked to:
An entrance fee is charged at the North Entrance. The road from the North Entrance at Gardiner, Montana, to Cooke City, Montana, at the park's Northeast Entrance, is open all year to cyclists and automobiles, weather permitting. The only campground open this time of year is at Mammoth Hot Springs.
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Did You Know?
Even though the animals of Yellowstone seem tame they are still wild. Feeding the animals is not permitted in any way, and all visitors must keep 100 yards away from wolves and bears, and 25 yards from other animals.