Road Info - Yellowstone National Park

Stay informed about Road Openings and closures


2017 Construction in Yellowstone National Park


Norris to Mammoth: expect 30-minute delays between Roaring Mountain and the Indian Creek Campground beginning April 21, 2017. From June 1 to September 10, this section of road will be closed during the night (10 pm to 7 am). From September 10 to October 6, this section of road will be closed to all traffic (day and night). Norris and Indian Creek campgrounds will remain open.

***Canyon Area: the Brink of Upper Falls and Inspiration Point are closed for the season.

2017 Spring Road Opening Dates

April 21: Mammoth to Old Faithful; Madison to West Entrance; Norris to Canyon.
May 5: Canyon Junction to Lake; Lake to East Entrance (Sylvan Pass).
May 12: Lake to West Thumb, West Thumb to Old Faithful (Craig Pass), and South Entrance to West Thumb; Tower Junction to Tower Fall.
May 26: Tower Fall to Canyon Junction (Dunraven Pass)
May 26: Beartooth Highway

2017 Fall Closing Dates

October 10: Beartooth Pass (US 212 to Red Lodge, Montana); Dunraven Pass (Tower Fall to Canyon)
November 6: All roads except the road between the North Entrance and the Northeast entrance close at 8:00 am

Roads open at 8 am on their scheduled dates. All dates are subject to change depending on weather and budgetary restrictions. Call (307) 344-2117 for recorded information.