2019 Spring Road Openings in Yellowstone

Here's a map of roads that open in spring in Yellowstone National Park.
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Yellowstone's East Entrance Road over Sylvan Pass. Photo by NPS Neal Herbert

Yellowstone's East Entrance Road over Sylvan Pass. Photo by NPS Neal Herbert

2019 Spring Road Opening Dates

Conditions permitting, roads will open to regular (public) vehicles at 8 a.m. on the following dates:

  • April 19: West Entrance to Madison Junction, Mammoth Hot Springs to Old Faithful, Norris to Canyon Village.
  • May 3: East Entrance to Lake Village (Sylvan Pass), Canyon Village to Lake Village.
  • May 10: South Entrance to West Thumb, Lake Village to West Thumb, West Thumb to Old Faithful (Craig Pass), Tower Junction to Tower Fall.
  • May 24: Tower Fall to Canyon Village (Dunraven Pass)
  • May 24: Beartooth Highway

Here's a map of roads that open in spring in Yellowstone National Park.

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