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Beartooth Highway (US-212) opens Friday, May 27 EXPECT A TEMPORARY CLOSURE BEGINNING AT 5 P.M.; Stay informed about road status and weather conditions

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News Release Date: May 26, 2022

Contact: Morgan Warthin, (307) 344-2015

  • The Beartooth Highway (US-212), located east of the park’s Northeast Entrance between Red Lodge, Montana, and Cooke City, Montana, will open Friday, May 27 at 8 a.m. and close at 5 p.m.
  • This is a temporary closure due to expected winter weather, heavy snow and hazardous driving conditions through the weekend. The highway will reopen as conditions allow.
  • Check the Montana and Wyoming departments of transportation websites for road updates and status throughout the summer.



Last updated: May 26, 2022

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