Current Conditions

Alerts

Information


 

Conditions in Yellowstone can change quickly, especially during spring and fall. Updates to this map may be delayed, so check back often. Temporary road closures and delays are always possible and may not be shown on this map.

 

Yellowstone Live - Roads

Yellowstone Road Status Map
 

Roads

For current road status, check the map above or call (307) 344-2117 for recorded information. The park roads page lists seasonal road opening and closing dates, and our webcams provide a live look at traffic approaching the north and west entrances.

  • Beartooth Pass is CLOSED for the season.
  • Dunraven Pass is CLOSED for the season.

Eating

The Mammoth General store is open five days a week and offers food and beverages.

Camping & Lodging

Mammoth Campground is the only campground open at this time. All lodging in the park has closed for the winter season. Read our Nearby Attractions page to for contact info & websites for surrounding communities.

Rivers & Streams

Boiling River is closed due to high water. Water levels are starting to rise with warmer temperatures; always use caution and be safe.

Snow

Snowfall varies greatly throughout the park. The Natural Resource Conversation Service offers an interactive map that displays current data on snow depth, snow water equivalent, and more from SNOTEL stations in and around Yellowstone. Avalanche forecasts and other winter safety information are available from the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center and the Bridger Teton Avalanche Center.

Geyser Predictions

When staff are available, geyser predictions are published via Twitter @GeyserNPS, through our Geyser app (available at iTunes or Google Play), and by recorded message at 307-344-2751 (option 2). Predictions are also available on the GeyserTimes website. Learn more about geyser activity.

Wildlife

Restrictions in some bear management areas began March 10. For a full list see: http://go.nps.gov/YellBMAs. Bears are emerging from hibernation.

Stay safe by carrying bear spray, staying alert, and hiking or skiing with three or more in your group.

Fishing

The 2017 fishing season will begin on the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend (usually the last weekend in May).

Weather

The weather in Yellowstone can change quickly. Check our weather page for more information and our webcams to observe current weather conditions.

Fire

Wildland fire danger is LOW. See our Current Fire Activity page for more information. Be especially cautious when traveling through areas that have recently burned: potential hazards include unstable dead trees, burned-out stump holes, loose rocks & logs, heat & smoke.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 168
Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190-0168

Phone:

(307) 344-7381
Recorded information. For road and weather information, please dial 307-344-2117.

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