Spring Plowing, Minute Out In It video (2 min. 26 sec.): Each spring, park roads close while crews clear a winter's worth of packed snow from the Grand Loop. Depending on conditions, the amount of road cleared in a day can be measured in miles...or yards. Here's a peek at what crews face while they ready the park for peak season.
Winter Driving, Minute Out In It video (1 min. 36 sec.): Winter drivers face a number of potential hazards in Yellowstone, including black ice, snow-packed roads and whiteouts. Evaluate conditions before you head out, and drive carefully so that you can spend your time watching wildlife instead of waiting for a tow truck.