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Weather-permitting, Yellowstone's Dunraven Pass to open Friday, May 24

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Dunraven Pass

National Park Service

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News Release Date: May 22, 2019

Contact: Morgan Warthin, (307) 344-2015

  • Tower Fall to Canyon Junction (Dunraven Pass) will open Friday, May 24, at 8 a.m., weather dependent.
  • Anticipate possible temporary road closures, especially in the spring, due to inclement weather and dangerous driving conditions.
  • Watch for ice (melting snow that freezes on the road overnight), rocks, and possible downed trees on the road.
  • Drivers are reminded that the maximum speed on Dunraven Pass is 35 mph and in select areas, it is 25 mph.
  • Find updated road status on the park website, 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).

Last updated: May 22, 2019

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