News Release

Chittenden Road, trailhead parking area, and the Chittenden-Mount Washburn trail will close for 5 days in September for improvements

hikers on top of the mountain
View from Mt. Washburn

NPS/Diane Renkin

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News Release Date: September 6, 2019

Contact: Morgan Warthin, (307) 344-2015

  • A closure on Mount Washburn will be in effect from September 9-13. Closed areas will include:
    • Chittenden Road (from Grand Loop Road)
    • Chittenden trailhead parking area
    • Chittenden Road-Mount Washburn Trail 
  • See map for details.
  • Crews will work to improve the trail surface. 
  • Hikers can access Mount Washburn via the Dunraven Pass - Mount Washburn Trail.
  • If poor weather conditions prohibits work to be done during this time frame, the closure period will be moved to September 16-20.
  • Find updated trail information on the Backcountry Situation Report and at visitor centers.



Last updated: September 6, 2019

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