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Anticipate temporary road closures on East Entrance Road in Yellowstone National Park due to increased avalanche danger; Stay informed about road status

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East Entrance Road conditions at Sylvan Pass NPS

NPS/Jacob W. Frank

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News Release Date: May 16, 2022

Contact: Morgan Warthin, (307) 344-2015

  • The East Entrance Road between the East Entrance and Fishing Bridge will close for periods of time Monday, May 16 through Wednesday, May 18 because of increased avalanche danger from recent snowfall and warm temperatures.
  • The road closed today, May 16, at 11 a.m. and will be closed until 7 p.m.
  • Anticipate midday road closures on May 17 and May 18.
  • Stay informed about up-to-date road conditions in Yellowstone:
    • Visit Park Roads.
    • To receive Yellowstone road alerts on your mobile phone, text “82190” to 888-777 (an automatic text reply will confirm receipt and provide instructions).
    • Call (307) 344-2117.
  • Conditions in Yellowstone can change quickly, especially during spring, and roads can temporarily close due to poor driving conditions. Drive slowly and with caution!

Last updated: May 16, 2022

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