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Heavy snow prompts trail closures in Yellowstone

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Date: April 20, 2018
Contact: Morgan Warthin, (307) 344-2015

  • Due to heavy snow and unsafe conditions, the following area trails and overlooks are closed until conditions improve:
    • Norris Geyser Basin
    • All overlooks along the North Rim Drive at Canyon Village
  • Talk with a park ranger at Old Faithful, Mammoth Hot Springs, Canyon Village, and West Yellowstone visitor centers for area specific updates.
  • Find updated road status on the park website, at visitor centers, and by calling (307) 344-2117. To receive Yellowstone road alerts on your mobile phone, text "82190" to 888-777 (an automatic text reply will confirm receipt and provide instructions).
  • Expect winter conditions when you visit the park. Please use caution!

Last updated: April 20, 2018

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