Road StatusSouth Unit: The scenic loop drive is CLOSED. The 11 miles from Medora to the North Boundary via East River Rd. is open.
The one mile road from the scenic loop to Buck Hill is closed due to snow and ice.
North Unit: Open from the entrance to Caprock Coulee Trailhead (6 miles), but closed beyond.
Winter Road Conditions
From November through April, road closures due to snow and ice are common. Roads close and reopen as conditions permit--there are no set dates.
Whenever possible, park staff clear East River Road in the South Unit (11 miles) and the first 6 miles of road in the North Unit. Remaining roads are plowed as conditions and time permit.