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Beginning June 12, 2022, unprecedented amounts of rainfall caused substantial flooding, rockslides, and mudslides within Yellowstone National Park. Historic water levels caused severe damage to roads, water and wastewater systems, power lines, and other critical park infrastructure.
Flood Recovery & Operations FAQs
The North Entrance Road (Gardiner, Montana to Mammoth Hot Springs) and Northeast Entrance Road (Cooke City/Silver Gate, Montana to Tower-Roosevelt) remain closed to visitor vehicular traffic while temporary repairs are completed. Visitors may access the park on foot through these entrances in order to recreate (fish and hike) in areas not identified as closed. The park will evaluate authorizing bicycle use through these entrances up to damaged road sections in the near future.
Backcountry campsites or Indian Creek, Lewis Lake, Mammoth, Pebble Creek, and Slough Creek Campgrounds:
Yellowstone National Park staff will reach out to you soon about reservation cancelations and refunds.
Last updated: July 2, 2022