Please check the Superintendents Compendium page for additional restrictions and laws. If you have specific concern or question about a closure please call 307-739-3399.
Summits of Mount Hunt, Prospectors Mountain, and Static Peak are closed to all travel from December 1 through April 30.
For details and specifics please see Superintendents Compendium.
Temporary ClosuresThese areas are closed for the safety of visitors and wildlife.
Blacktail Butte ClosureThe National Park Service has determined this closure is necessary to protect moose by closing a critical island of winter thermal cover in a sea of sage. The closure is in place through April 30, 2023.
The following area is closed (please see map, right): Generally, the northern portion of Blacktail Butte north of the Albright View pullout on Highway 89/191/26. (The open slopes on the southwest side of Blacktail Butte and the Practice Rocks climbing area at the northern tip of the butte remain open.)
Wolff Ridge ClosureThe National Park Service has determined this closure is necessary to provide secure wintering habitat for bison and elk. The closure is in place through April 30, 2023.
The following area is closed (please see map, right): An area encompassing Wolff Ridge and a portion of the Spread Creek drainage. Specifically, the area to be closed starts at the junction of Highway 89/191/26 and Spread Creek Road and heads east along the north side of the Spread Creek Road to the park boundary. The closure continues east along the park boundary, then north to the eastern tip of Wolff Ridge, then generally northwest along the base of Wolff Ridge until it intersects with the Wolff Ranch Road. The closure boundary then heads south west along the southside of Wolff Ranch Road to the junction with Highway 89/191/26, then south along the east side of highway 89/191/26 until it meets up with Spread Creek Road to clomplete the closure.
Jackson Lake Dam Boat Launch ClosuresThe National Park Service has established this closure as necessary for the protection of staff and visiting public during an extensive construction project that will result in updated infrastructure.
The following area is temporarily closed to public entry (please see map, right):
Jackson Lake Dry Lakebed ClosureThe National Park Service has established this closure as necessary to protect sensitive resources due to low water levels of Jackson Lake.
The following area is temporarily closed to public entry (please see map, right): The area commonly referred to as the dry lakebed portion of Jackson Lake, below high-water mark, north and west of Leeks Marina to the boundary of the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway.
Last updated: January 24, 2023