Canyon Area Construction Projects


The Canyon Overlooks and Trails Restoration Project is a multi-year effort to restore the many viewpoints from which people enjoy the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Artist Point, Inspiration Point, Lookout Point, Grand View, and Upper Falls Viewpoints have already been restored. The list below includes ongoing work that might affect people's plans to visit this area.

2021 Closures

Mount Washburn Trails

All trails to the top of Mt. Washburn are closed.


The map below shows current closures that are part of the Canyon Overlooks and Trails Restoration Project.

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Hike a Trail

Lace up your boots, grab your bear spray, and explore nearly 1,000 miles of trails.

Lightning strikes Electric Peak as a dark storm rolls over the mountain.

Backcountry Situation Report

Current conditions for trails and campsites.

A rainbow stands out as a geyser erupts.

Current Geyser Activity

Get the latest geyser eruption predictions.

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Current Conditions

Learn about things that could affect your visit before you arrive.

Last updated: October 12, 2021

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Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190-0168



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